Nursing Schools Attended


Three of the Tuskegee Army Nurses were graduates of the St. Philip School of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia. The segregated school for black nurses operated from 1920 to 1962. It was part of the Medical College of Virginia which later became part of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond. Mencie Trotter, St. Philip Class of 1940 & future instructor at the school, Louise Lomax, St. Philip Class of 1942, Della Bassette, St. Philip Class of 1941

Richmond (December 6, 2011) Lessons of a segregated nursing school

VCU School of Nursing blog (January 11, 2013) Richmond Magazine Features Article on 50th Anniversary of St. Philip Closing

Hampton Institute School of Nursing, Hampton, VA, Beatrice Hill

Florida A & M, Tallahassee, FLA, Frances McCloud, Class of 1942
Kansas City General Hospital Nursing School, Kansas City, MO, Abbie Voorhies Ross 

Harlem Hospital School of Nursing, NY, Irma Cameron Dryden, Class of 1942
Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing, Durham, NC, Della Raney
University of Georgia Nursing, Naomi Bell, Class of 1942
Lincoln School of Nursing, NY, Octavia Bridgewater, Class of 1930
University Hospital School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Marjorie A. Franklin, Class of 1927

Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, GA, Elizabeth T. Dozier

Nursing School, Raleigh, NC, Ruth Speight, Class of 1941