Drs. Norris and Briggs opened a hospital in Rutherfordton in 1906. Miss Fletcher was the Head Nurse and Miss Booth was her assistant. On March 9, 1911, Rutherford Hospital opened.
Articles and Publications
- Cain, S. (1951). From doubt to confidence. American Journal of Nursing, 51(3), p.200. Associate Director of Nursing at Rutherford General Hospital reflects on going back to school at Duke University School of Nursing for a year.
- Lattimore, R.S. (2005). Rutherford Hospital: The Legend & Legacy. Hilltop Publications: Rutherfordton, NC.
- Annual Report of the Board of Public Charities of North Carolina, 1910 [electronic ed.] available through UNC's Documenting the American South. Has information about Rutherford Hospital.