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Medical Care Commission, Hospital Construction Section: Hospital Photographs


Photographs and negatives of state and county hospitals, nurse's schools and residences, and county health, treatment, and rehabilitation centers located throughout North Carolina. Most photos contains a project number, which identifies a corresponding appropriations or grant. There are very few interior photos. ... (more below)

Title

Medical Care Commission, Hospital Construction Section: Hospital Photographs

Collection Number

MARS ID 94.7

Date(s)

1947-1972

Language

English

Physical Description
4.4 cubic feet
(11 Fibredex boxes of photographs)
Physical Description
Cubic feet
4.40
Fibredex boxes
11.00
Creator

North Carolina Medical Care Commission.

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


File is organized by county and alphabetically by name of facility.


Processed by David B. Chiswell, May 2012; Finding Aid by David B. Chiswell, June 2012; Encoded by Carolyn Chesarino, June 2014


In 1947 the General Assembly expanded the statutory powers of the Medical Care Commission. All hospitals operating in the state were made subject to licensure under standards set by the commission. The Medical Care Commission was authorized to inspect any hospital to ensure compliance with hospital standards and to review for approval the plans of proposed hospital construction, including renovations. The 1947 act also authorized the Medical Care Commission to award grants-in-aid to regional or municipal authorities for the construction, maintenance, or improvement of hospital facilities. The commission was authorized to establish the criteria for awarding state and federal funds, but was directed to give preference to applications which matched the priorities of the Federal Hospital Survey and Construction Act. The General Assembly authorized local governments to apply to the Medical Care Commission for technical and financial assistance to help them establish or improve local hospitals. Local governments, with the approval of the Medical Care Commission and voters, were allowed to levy taxes and issue bonds to support medical facilities.

-Abstracted from the  Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives: State Agency Records (1995 ed.)


Transferred from the agency to the State Records Center on 24 October 1973. Accessioned into archival custody on 8 March 1979.


Photographs and negatives of state and county hospitals, nurse's schools and residences, and county health, treatment, and rehabilitation centers located throughout North Carolina. Most photos contains a project number, which identifies a corresponding appropriations or grant. There are very few interior photos.


  • Hospitals

(Project NC-34)  
Alamance County Hospital, Burlington
1950-1951, 1958

761  
Alamance County Hospital Nurse's Home, Burlington
1951

(Project NC-316)  
Memorial Hospital of Alamance County, Burlington
1960-1962

763  
Alexander County Health Center, Taylorsville
1954-1956

764  
Alexander County Hospital, Taylorsville
1950

765  
Alleghany County Health Center, Sparta
1954-1955

766  
Alleghany County Hospital, Sparta
1950-1951, 1958, 1964

(Project NC-233)  
Anson County Health Center, Wadesboro
1956-1957

(Project NC-433)  
Anson County Hospital, Wadesboro
1953-1954, 1969

769  
Anson County Hospital Nurse's Home, Wadesboro
1956

770  
Ashe County Health Center, Jefferson
1956-1957

771  
Ashe County Memorial Hospital, Jefferson
1951

772  
Ashe County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Jefferson
1954

(Project NC-255)  
Avery County Health Center, Newland
1956-1957

(Project NC-APW-5)  
Charles A. Cannon Memorial Hospital, Banner Elk
1964-1965

(Project NC-298)  
Grace Hartley Memorial Hospital, Banner Elk
1959-1960

776  
Grace Hartley Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home
1951

777  
Beaufort County Health Center, Washington
1950-1951

778  
Beaufort County Hospital, Washington
1957-1958, 1969

(Project NC-374)  
Pungo District Hospital, Belhaven
1963-1964

780  
Bertie County Memorial Hospital, Windsor
1951-1952

781  
Bertie County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Windsor
1954

782  
Bladen County Health Center, Elizabethtown
1952-1953

(Project NC-293)  
Bladen County Hospital, Elizabethtown
1951-1952, 1959-1960

784  
Brunswick County Health Center, Shallotte
1958

(Project NC-389)  
Asheville Orthopedic Hospital Heating Plant
1964

786  
Memorial Mission Hospital, Asheville
1953-1954, 1964

787  
Memorial Mission Hospital Nurse's Home, Asheville
1954

788  
St. Joseph's Hospital Addition, Asheville
1957

789  
Burke County Health Center, Morganton
1952-1953

790  
Grace Hospital, Inc., Morganton
1950-1952, 1955

(Project NC-310)  
Valdese General Hospital
1960-1961

(Project NC-354)  
Valdese Nursing Home
1962

793  
Cabarrus County Hospital, Concord
1952

794  
Caldwell County Health Center, Lenoir
1952

795  
Caldwell Memorial Hospital
1950, 1964, 1966

796  
Caswell County Health Center, Yanceyville
1951

(Project NC-350)  
Carteret County General Hospital
1966

(Project NC-256)  
Carteret County Health Center
1957

799  
Catawba County Health Center, Hickory
1954-1955

800  
Catawba Memorial Hospital, Hickory
1966

(Project NC-172)  
Chatham County Health Center
1954

(Project NC-9)  
Chatham Hospital, Inc.
1950

803  
Chatham Hospital Nurse's Home, Siler City
1950-1951

804  
Cherokee County Health Center, Andrews
1964

805  
Cherokee County Health Center, Murphy
1954-1955

806  
District Memorial Hospital of Southwestern NC, Andrews
1956

(Project NC-454)  
Chowan County Hospital, Edenton
1970

808  
Chowan Hospital, Inc, Edenton
1950

809  
Chowan Hospital Nurse's Home, Edenton
1950-1951

(Project NC-387)  
Clay County Health Center, Hayesville
1962-1963

(Project NC-199)  
Cleveland County Health Center, Shelby
1955

(Project NC-411)  
Cleveland Memorial Hospital, Shelby
1967

(Project NC-324)  
Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mountain
1949-1951, 1955-1956, 1960-1961

814  
Kings Mountain Hospital Nurse's Home, Kings Mountain
1953

815  
Shelby Hospital (Cleveland Memorial Hospital)
1950-1951, 1955-1956

(Project NC-216)  
Columbus County Health Center, Whiteville
1955-1956

(Project NC-400)  
Columbus County Hospital, Whiteville
1953, 1958-1959, 1961, 1965

(Project NC-152)  
Columbus County Hospital Nurse's Residence, Whiteville
1954-1955

(Project NC-MH-5)  
Southeastern General Hospital Mental Health Clinic, Whiteville
1969

(Project NC-320)  
Craven County Hospital, New Bern
1962-1963

(Project NC-148)  
Cumberland County Hospital, Fayetteville
1953-1956

822  
Cumberland County Hospital Nurse's Home, Fayetteville
1954-1955

(Project NC-242)  
Cumberland County Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Fayetteville
1957

(Project NC-422)  
Cape Fear Valley Hospital, Fayetteville
undated

(Project NC-117)  
Currituck County Health Center, Currituck
1952-1953

(Project NC-161)  
Dare County Health Center, Manteo
1953-1954

(Project NC-111)  
Davidson County Health Center, Lexington
1952

828  
City Memorial Hospital, Thomasville
1952

(Project NC-447)  
City Memorial Hospital, Thomasville
1970

(Project NC-191)  
Davie County Health Center, Mocksville
1955

(Project NC-189)  
Davie County Hospital, Mocksville
1955-1956

(Project NC-401)  
Davie County Hospital, Mocksville
1965

(Project NC-164)  
Duplin County Health Center, Kenansville
1954

834  
Duplin County Hospital, Kenansville
1954-1955

835  
Duplin County Hospital Nurse's Home, Kenansville
1954

836  
Duke Hospital Addition, Durham
1956-1957

(Project NC-348)  
Duke University Child Psychiatry Center, Durham
1960-1961

838  
Duke University Nurse's Residence (Hanes House), Durham
1952

(Project NC-442)  
Duke University Medical Center Rehab No. 2, Durham
1968-1969

(Project NC-252)  
Duke University Hospital Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Durham
1956

841  
Lincoln Hospital, Durham
1952-1953

(Project NC-120)  
Edgecombe County Health Center, Tarboro
1952-1953

(Project NC-435)  
Edgecombe County Hospital, Tarboro
1959, 1970

(Project NC-377)  
Forsyth County Health Center, Winston-Salem
1963-1964

(Project NC-321)  
Forsyth General Hospital, Winston-Salem
1962-1963

(Project NC-405)  
Forsyth General Hospital, Winston-Salem
1965-1966

(Project NC-379)  
Forsyth General Hospital School of Nursing, Winston-Salem
1963

(Project NC-317)  
Goodwill Rehabilitation Center, Winston-Salem
1960-1961

(Project NC-134)  
Franklin County Health Center, Louisburg
1952-1953

850  
Franklin Memorial Hospital, Louisburg
1949-1950

(Project NC-409)  
Franklin Memorial Hospital, Louisburg
1967

852  
Franklin County Hospital Nurse's Home, Louisburg
1951

(Project NC-360)  
Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia
1950-1951, 1956-1957, 1962

(Project NC-254)  
Gaston Memorial Hospital Nurse's Residence, Gastonia
1957

(Project NC-MR-6)  
Gaston Children's Center, Gastonia
1969

(Project NC-171)  
Gates County Health Center, Gatesville
1954

(Project NC-280)  
Graham County Health Center, Robbinsville
1958

(Project NC-187)  
Granville County Health Center, Oxford
1954-1955

859  
Granville County Hospital, Oxford
1952, 1963-1964

860  
Granville County Hospital Nurse's Home, Oxford
1954-1955

(Project NC-305)  
Rehabilitation Center for Psychotic Children, Butner
1960

(Project NC-49)  
Greene County Health Center, Snow Hill
1951-1952

(Project NC-392)  
Greensboro Cerebral Palsy Training Center, Greensboro
1964

(Project NC-371)  
Guilford County Health Center, Greensboro
1953-1954, 1963

865  
High Point Memorial Hospital, High Point
1950, 1957

866  
High Point Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, High Point
1953-1954

(Project NC-381)  
L. Richardson Memorial Hospital, Greensboro
1966

(Project NC311)  
Long Community Hospital, Greensboro
1960-1961

(Project NC-358)  
Long Community Hospital Nurse's Residence, Greensboro
1962

(Project NC-404)  
Maryfield Nursing Home, High Point
1965

(Project NC-330)  
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro
1952, 1960

872  
Halifax County Clinic, Scotland Neck
1949

(Project NC-95)  
Halifax County Health Clinic, Halifax
1951

(Project NC-186, Project NC-14  
Roanoke Rapids Hospital, Roanoke Rapids
1954, 1957-1958

(Project NC-132)  
Harnett County Health Center, Dunn
1952-1953

(Project NC-174)  
Harnett County Health Center, Lillington
1954-1955

(Project NC-MH-11)  
Harnett County Mental Health Center, Dunn
1970

(Project NC-201)  
Haywood County Health Center, Waynesville
1955

(Project NC-298)  
Haywood County Hospital, Waynesville
1951-1952, 1959-1960

(Project NC-319)  
Henderson County Health Center, Hendersonville
1961

881  
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital, Hendersonville
1953, 1956, 1958, 1964

882  
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Hendersonville
1953

(Project NC-362, Project NC-44  
Mountain Sanitarium and Hospital, Fletcher
1962-1963, 1970

884  
Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie
1952-1958

885  
Hoke County Health Center, Raeford
1956

(Project NC-158)  
Hyde County Health Center, Swan Quarter
1953-1954

887  
Iredell County Health Center, Statesville
1956

(Project NC-140)  
Iredell Memorial Hospital, Statesville
1953-1954

889  
Iredell Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Statesville
1953- 1954

890  
Lowrance Hospital, Mooresville
1953-1955

891  
Jackson County Health Center, Sylva
1955-1956

(Project NC-263)  
C. J. Harris Community Hospital, Sylva
1958

(Project NC-184)  
Johnston County Health Center, Smithfield
1954-1955

894  
Johnston Memorial Hospital, Smithfield
1950-1965

895  
Johnston Memorial Hospital Nurse's Residence, Smithfield
1951

(Project NC- MH-10)  
Lee County Community Mental Health Center, Sanford
1970

897  
Lee County Health Center, Sanford
1956

(Project NC-352)  
Lee County Hospital, Sanford
1962-1963

(Project NC-226)  
Lenoir County Health Center, Kinston
1956-1957

900  
Lenoir County Memorial Hospital, Kinston
1954-1955

(Project NC-281)  
Lincoln County Health Center, Lincolnton
1958

(Project NC-428)  
Lincoln County Hospital, Lincolnton
1968-1970

(Project NC-417)  
Highland-Cashiers Hospital, Highlands
1966

(Project NC-122)  
Madison County Health Center, Marshall
1958

(Project NC-97)  
Martin County Health Center, Williamston
1951

906  
McDowell County Health Center, Marion
1957

907  
Marion General Hospital, Marion
1951-1952

908  
Marion General Hospital Nurse's Home, Marion
1953

(Project NC-407)  
Alexander Children's Center, Charlotte
1963

(Project NC-279)  
Charlotte Health Center, Charlotte
1959

(Project NC-307)  
Charlotte Memorial Hospital
1960-1968

912  
Charlotte Memorial Hospital Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Charlotte
1958-1959

913  
Charlotte Memorial Hospital Nurse's Dormitory, Charlotte
1958

914  
Charlotte Memorial Hospital Out-Patient Clinic, Charlotte
1957-1958

915  
Charlotte Mental Health Clinic, Charlotte
1959-1960

(Project NC-931)  
Charlotte Rehabilitation Hospital, Charlotte
1957, 1964

(Project NC-390)  
Chronic Disease Hospital, Huntersville
1964

(Project NC-MH-6)  
Mecklenburg County Mental Health Center, Charlotte
1970

919  
Mercy Hospital, Charlotte
1951, 1958

(Project NC-355)  
Methodist Nursing Home Unit, Charlotte
1962-1964

(Project NC-229 and Project NC  
Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte
1957-1958

922  
Presbyterian Hospital Nurse's Residence, Charlotte
1951-1952

(Project NC-282)  
Mitchell County Health Center, Bakersville
1958

924  
Spruce Pine Community Hospital, Spruce Pine
1955

925  
Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Troy
1956, 1971

(Project NC-106)  
Moore County Health Center, Carthage
1950-1951

927  
Moore County Hospital, Pinehurst
1957, 1965

928  
Sandhills Mental Health Center, Pinehurst
1970-1971

(Project NC-154)  
Nash County Health Center, Nashville
1953-1954

(Project NC-173)  
Rocky Mount Health Center, Rocky Mount
1954-1955

(Project NC-416)  
Cornelia N. Davis Nursing Home, Wilmington
1966

(Project NC-102)  
Northampton County Health Center, Jackson
1951-1952

(Project NC-126)  
Onslow County Hospital, Jacksonville
1953

(Project NC-245)  
North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill
1957-1958

(Project NC-264)  
North Carolina Nurse's Residence, Chapel Hill
1959-1960

936  
North Carolina Sanatorium for the Treatment of TB, Chapel Hill
1952-1953

937  
Pamlico County Health Center, Bayboro
1955

938  
Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City
1959-1960

(Project NC-177)  
Pender County Health Center, Burgaw
1953-1954

(Project NC-43, Project NC-178  
Pender Memorial Hospital, Burgaw
1950-1965

(Project NC-179)  
Perquimans County Health Center, Hertford
1953-1954

(Project NC-146)  
Person County Health Center, Roxboro
1953

(Project NC-364)  
Person County Memorial Hospital, Roxboro
1962

944  
Person County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Roxboro
1950-1951

(Project NC-192)  
Pitt County Health Center, Greenville
1954-1955

(Project NC-301)  
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville
1960-1961

947  
Pitt County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Greenville
1950-1951

(Project NC-121)  
Polk County Health Center, Columbus
1957-1958

(Project NC-127)  
St. Luke's Hospital, Tryon
1953-1954, 1959

(Project NC-167)  
Randolph County Health Center, Asheboro
1954

(Project NC-322)  
Richmond County Hospital, Rockingham
1950-1952, 1961-1962

952  
Richmond County Hospital Nurse's Home, Rockingham
1953

(Project NC-98)  
Robeson County Health Center, Lumberton
1951

(Project NC-323)  
Robeson County Memorial Hospital, Lumberton
1952, 1960-1961

(Project NC-142)  
Robeson County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Lumberton
1952-1953

(Project NC-425)  
Southeastern General Hospital D and T Center, Maxton
1968

(Project NC-313, Project NC-25  
Ann Penn Memorial Hospital, Reidsville
1952, 1957, 1959-1960, 1966-1967

958  
Ann Penn Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Reidsville
1954

(Project NC-376, Project NC-43  
Morehead Memorial Hospital, Leaksville
1963, 1968

(Project NC-143)  
Rockingham County Health Center, Reidsville
1952-1953

961  
Tri-City Hospital, Leaksville
1960

(Project NC-119)  
Rowan County Health Center and Agriculture Building
1952-1953

963  
Rowan County Memorial Hospital, Salisbury
1951, 1953, 1956

(Project NC-138)  
Rowan County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Salisbury
1953

(Project NC-99)  
Rutherford County Health Center, Rutherfordton
1951

(Project NC-268)  
Rutherford Hospital, Inc., Rutherfordton
1950-1951, 1957-1958

(Project NC-211)  
Rutherford Hospital Nurse's Residence, Rutherfordton
1955-1956

968  
Sampson County General Hospital, Clinton
1949-1951

969  
Sampson County General Hospital Nurse's Home, Clinton
1951

(Project NC-103)  
Sampson County Health Center, Clinton
1951

(Project NC-101)  
Scotland County Health Center
1953-1954

(Project NC-382)  
Scotland County Memorial Hospital, Laurinburg
1949, 1956, 1965

973  
Scotland County Memorial Hospital Nurse's Home, Laurinburg
1950-1951

(Project NC-80)  
Stanly County Health Center, Albemarle
1952-1953

(Project NC-314)  
Stanly County Hospital, Albemarle
1954-1955, 1960-1961

976  
Stanly County Hospital Nurse's Home, Albemarle
1950-1951

(Project NC-205)  
Stokes County Health Center, Danbury
1955

978  
Stokes-Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Danbury
1954

979  
Stokes-Reynolds Memorial Hospital Nurse's Residence, Danbury
1955-1956

980  
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Elkin
1958

(Project NC-176)  
Northern Hospital of Surry County, Mount Airy
1956-1957

(Project NC-190)  
Northern Hospital of Surry County Nurse's Residence, Mount Airy
1955-1957

983  
Swain County Health Center, Bryson City
1955-1956

(Project NC-434)  
Swain County Hospital, Bryson City
1949, 1956-1957, 1968-1969

985  
Transylvania Community Hospital, Brevard
1953-1954

986  
Transylvania County Health Center, Brevard
1958

(Project NC-114)  
Tyrrell County Health Center, Columbia
1951-1952

988  
Union Memorial Hospital, Monroe
1952, 1955

(Project NC-396)  
Union Memorial Hospital Chronic and Convalescent Unit, Monroe
1964-1966

990  
Union Memorial Hospital Nurse's Residence, Monroe
1953

(Project NC-270)  
Jubilee Hospital, Henderson
1958

(Project NC-89)  
Julia Fitch Jones Nursing Home, Henderson
1951-1952

(Project NC-APW-4)  
Maria Parham Hospital, Henderson
1952-1953, 1964-1965

(Project NC-249)  
Vance County Health Center, Henderson
1957-1958

(Project NC-372),  
Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Center, Raleigh
1963

996  
Fuquay Branch of Wake Memorial Hospital
no date

(Project NC-331)  
Rex Hospital, Raleigh
1960-1961

(Project NC-308)  
Wake County Health Center
1959-1960

(Project NC-257),  
Wake Memorial Hospital, Raleigh
1960-1961

(Project NC-273)  
Wake Memorial Hospital Nurse's Residence, Raleigh
1961

1001  
Warren County General Hospital, Warrenton
1950-1951

(Project NC-133)  
Warren County Health Center, Warrenton
1952-1953

(Project NC-234)  
Washington County Health Center, Washington
1955-1956

(Project NC-251)  
Washington County Hospital, Plymouth
1957, 1961

1005  
Watauga County Health Center, Boone
1955-1956

(Project NC-399)  
Watauga County Hospital, Boone
1965

1007  
Watauga County Hospital Nurse's Residence, Boone
1953-1954

(Project NC-421)  
Wayne County Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro
1950-1958, 1969

(Project NC-153)  
Wilkes County Health Center, Wilkesboro
1953-1954

(Project NC-342, Project NC-43  
Wilkes General Hospital, North Wilkesboro
1949, 1951-1952, 1961-1962, 1969

(Project NC-156)  
Wilson County Health Center, Wilson
1953-1954

(Project NC-351)  
Wilson County Hospital, Wilson
1963-1964

(Project NC-380)  
Wilson County Hospital School of Nursing, Wilson
1963-1964

(Project NC-210)  
Lula Conrad Hoots Memorial Hospital, Yadkinville
1951, 1955-1956, 1960

(Project NC-198)  
Yadkin County Health Center, Yadkinville
1954-1955

(Project NC-235)  
Yancey County Health Center, Burnsville
1956-1957