Wayne County


Learn more about the history of nursing in Wayne County


Health Care Institutions

  • Information about Cherry Hospital found in the Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • History of Cherry Hospital from the Wayne County Library. .
  • Cherry Hospital maintains a museum,
  • Old Photograph of Cherry Hospital, Golddsboro, NC
  • Another old photograph of Cherry Hospital, Goldsboro, NC.
  • "Goldsboro maintains a Public  Health and Saniation Bureau with a corps of competent doctors and nurses who devote their time to health and sanitary conditions"  from: Eastern North Carolina Where Prosperity is Eternal, Invites You! (1924) Eastern Carolina Chamber of Congress (Kinston, NC).
  • 1950s photograph of a nurse at the Wayne County Health Center.

Oral History

  • The US Library of Congress has an oral history interview with Sarah Alice Hooks Massaro of Freemont, NC.  She was a flight nurse with the US Air Force during WWII and the Cold War.