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North Carolina Nursing History
County seat: Gatesville, NC
Population: ~11,562 (2019 estimate)
Gates county website
People and Biographies
Notable individuals from nursing history.
Alice Harrell Young Tharrington
( ): American Red Cross nurse from Gates County. An autobiographical sketch about Tharrington can be found attached in the Resources section below.
Additional resources for further research.
1925, Jun 11.
School Nurses In Session Here: Plan Clinics In Thirteen Counties Beginning In Gates and Dare
The News and Observer
, p.10. Raleigh, North Carolina.
1936, Jun 26.
Public Health Nurse Service For 6 Counties
, p.1. Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Tharrington, Alice Harrell Young excerpt from "Voices" by Evelyn Wicker