Historical Images Documenting Duke Health

These images document the history of Duke Health's academic, clinical, and research activities beginning in 1927. All materials included in this collection are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives. In honor of Duke Health's 75th Anniversary, The Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation, Inc. supported "The Foundations of Excellence," a digitization project that identified over 600 representative historic photographs from our first 3 decades.

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Dept. of Psychiatry house staff

circa 1974-1979
The department was established as the Department of Neuropsychiatry in 1931 and changed to the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in...
 

Frederick Vernon Altvater

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Altvater graduated from Duke University (A.B., 1930 and M.A., 1932). He earned a certificate in hospital administration in 1933. An original member...
 

School of Nursing, class of 1939

1939
Uniformed School of Nursing students, class of 1939.
 

Plans for an autopsy viewing area seating unit

1935
Autopsy seating and observation areas were used for conferences and teaching in Duke Hospital. The handwritten note on the bottom left corner reads...
 

Exhibit Room A, postgraduate course on fractures

1934
X-ray slides and exhibits on tables. This course was held Oct. 12-13, 1934 in Duke Hospital.
 

Exhibit Room A, postgraduate course on fractures

1934
Instruments, models, braces, x-ray slides and exhibits on tables. This course was held Oct. 12-13, 1934 in Duke Hospital.
 

Exhibit Room A, postgraduate course on fractures

1934
Instruments, x-ray slides and exhibits on tables. This course was held Oct. 12-13, 1934 in Duke Hospital.
 

Joseph W. Beard

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Joseph W. Beard was professor of surgery from 1937 to 1973. Beard, and his wife Dorothy, were an internationally prominent cancer team. In 1946...
 

Wolfgang (Bill) Joklik

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Wolfgang (Bill) Joklik was James B. Duke Professor of Microbiology at Duke University, cancer researcher, and co-founder of the Duke Comprehensive...
 

Blaine Nashold

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Dr. Nashold is professor emeritus of the Dept. of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at Duke University Medical Center.