Negro Division State Sanitarium

Learn More About the Negro Division at the State Sanitorium

  • Information about the creation of an African American division a the State Sanitorium.

1940 US Census list of names of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Student Nurses (SNs) working and learning at the Negro Division of the State Sanatorium in Hoke County.


Carrie Broadfoot, Superintendent

Mary Powell

Nannie Blue

Edna Jones

Ruth Faulkner

Hattie Turnage

Alice Mae Perara

Phlay Frierson


Maggie SHeridan

Mable Davis

Clair McNair

Lucille Howard

Naomi Taggert

Lillian Currie

Pauline Spain

Jaunita Richardson

Sarah Louise McCoy

Mary Page

Altha White

Winnifred Whitehead

Nezzie Flowers

Mary Durensell

Margaret Harper

Ruth Muchison

Leopald Marks