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North Carolina Nursing History
County seat: Rockingham, NC
Population: ~44,829 (2019 estimate)
Richmond county website
People and Biographies
Notable individuals from nursing history.
Margaret Lucille "Lou" Covington
(1919-2019): U.S. Navy flight nurse during World War II.
(1950s-1960s): Nurses aid and civil rights activist. An
oral history interview with Williams
is available through UNC's Documenting the American South.
Additional resources for further research.
Health Care Institutions
Hamlet Hospital and School of Nursing
The Moncure Hospital, Hamlet, NC [photograph]
available in the UNC North Carolina Postcards collection.
1916, Jun 15. "
Mrs. Galloway is a popular trained nurse and resigned as head nurse of the Hamlet Hospital a few weeks ago
, p.5. Albemarle, North Carolina.
1919, Dec 19. [
History of the American Red Cross nurses in Rockingham during the 1918-1919 influenze epidemic
, p.1, 11. Rockingham, North Carolina.
1924, Jul 17.
, p.7. Rockingham, North Carolina.