"And that was 1952, when the hospital was opened. That's when jobs really became available. And then, if you got a job at the university hospital, twenty-five dollars a week, a hundred dollars a month. That was a long way from paying seven dollars a week."
- Rebecca Clark
"My grandmother didn't do very much farming. I had some uncles who lived in the area and for a while they did, but once Memorial Hospital opened they came to work at Memorial. My father, in addition to the job at the fraternity house, also worked at Memorial when it first opened. He worked on the psych ward"
- Shirley BradshawNorth Carolina Memorial Hospital opened in 1952, the first hospital in the UNC Health Care System.
"We’re writing our own history, thank you!"
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