North Tower Photographs

northThe North Tower is a fifteen story inpatient facility completed in 1989. It contains an operating rooms, adult intensive care units, and a coronary care unit. For details on North Tower and other Medical Center buildings, see our exhibit Footprints Over Time - a Building History of WFBMC.

 North Tower Photos

This collection of photo panels were created by Creative Communications and were displayed in the main floor hallway of North Tower from the late 1980's until January 2009. The panels depicted persons, buildings, and events in the history of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. The main floor of North Tower was renovated in 2009 and new photo panels are interspersed with the older ones. The historical panels are listed below. To help identify a person or add more information about a photo, please contact the Archivist.

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  • Davis Chapel
  • Egbert Davis, Jr.
  • Egbert Davis, Sr.
  • Lawrence Davis
  • Doctors at Desk
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Laundry (1940's)
  • Old Main Demolition (1978)
  • Doctor and Baby
  • Patient Procedure (Nurse in background, Kathryn Whitener)
  • Graylyn
  • Hospital (1920's)
  • PDC Registration Desk
  • Mr. Smith Hagerman, NCBH Administration
  • ENT Surgery, Dr. Jamie Koufman
  • Pediatrics
  • Eye Clinic
  • Ruth Finger in Cafeteria Line
  • Gerald Quinn--Hospital Trustee
  • Dick Heriot(l) and Gerald Finley(r)--Administrators
  • Dianne Willard--Secretary to Mr. Heriot
  • Fleming Fuller
  • James Ralph Scales, WFU President 1967-1983
  • Thomas K. Hearn, Jr., WFU President 1983-2005
  • Harold W. Tribble, WFU President 1950-1967
  • Wake Forest University Campus (1950's)
  • Student Nurse With Young Patient
  • Window Washing
  • Boy With Polio
  • Cafeteria
  • Air Care  
  • Air Care Stretcher--Old Landing Field
  • Houck Barber Shop (Dr. Venkat Challa seated)
  • Radiology Office--Watlington 1st floor
  • First Joint Administrative Board (WFU/NCBH) 1978
  • Wachovia Teller Machine
  • Building B, Medical Center Research Building
  • Thomas H. Davis, Jr.
  • Patient Gurney
  • Dr. Richard Janeway With Students
  • Davis Chapel
  • Pediatrics
  • Dressing For Surgery
  • Space Lab Poster
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Reverend Lumpkin
  • Patient Transport
  • Egbert L. Davis Sr.
  • Hospital (Old Main 1923)
  • Dr. Thurman D. Kitchen
  • Dr. Coy C. Carpenter
  • Gift Shop
  • Howard Holt Bradshaw
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Dr. Robert Prichard, Dr. Robert Morehead and Dr. George Rinker (Class of 1965)
  • Surgery
  • Dr. William H. Boyce, Urology
  • Dr. Joseph Jorizzo, Dermatology
  • Dr. James Harrill, Otolaryngology
  • Dr. Isadore Meschan, Radiology
  • Dr. Frank R. Lock, Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Aerial Medical Center (late 1940's)
  • Dr. Coy C. Carpenter, Dr. Manson Meads and Reid T. Holmes
  • Demolition of Smokestack and Amphitheater
  • Aerial Medical Center (1940's)
  • Workstation
  • Clocking In
  • Reynolds Construction (1969-72)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mr. John Watlington, Chairman of Medical School Board
  • Construction Vivarium (1951-52)
  • James Sanders of School Housekeeping
  • Surgery Light
  • EKG
  • Surgery
  • Labwork
  • Pediatrician Stethoscope
  • Petri Dish
  • Helmet--Research of Dr. Lawrence McHenry with David Stump
  • Surgery
  • Wrecking Ball at Outpatient Department
  • Dr. Janeway, Dr. Meads, Mr. Lynch in Watlington Hall
  • School Engineering's George Alsip doing some Painting
  • Russell Armistead
  • George Lynch, Professor of Biomedical Communications
  • Original School Entrance (1941-56)
  • Air Care (1986)
  • Tom Long, Sr., NCBH Chairman
  • Foot Exam
  • Gerald Quinn, Hospital Board Member
  • Watlington Hall (1980)
  • Print Shop
  • Physiology--Human Performance Lab
  • Construction
  • Pediatrics
  • Office Staff
  • Library
  • Dr. James Thompson, Dean of the Medical School
  • Dr. Biddulph, Anatomist in Group Discussion
  • Temporary Entrance
  • Elma Hopkins, Cashier
  • Dr. Prichard and Steve Koontz
  • Computers in Radiology
  • Eye Clinic in Old Outpatient Department
  • School Opening
  • Old Main Destruction (1978)
  • Microscope
  • Dr. Ronald Mack with Lisa M. Calderone and a young patient
  • Surgery
  • President, Hospital Trustees
  • Tony Rominger, Optics Dept.
  • E. J. Prevatte
  • Aerial View (late 40's or early 50's) 
  • Library
  • Len Preslar
  • Dr. Richard Janeway
  • Parking Deck
  • Pediatrics 
  • Phil Hutchens and Tim Prater
  • Russell Armistead and Hof Milam
  • Lee Accettullo, cytotechnologist
  • Allied Health Building--Catwalk
  • Rick Weavil and Teresa Pleasants
  • Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Davis, Sr. with Reid Holmes, Olivia Hall and Edna Heinzerling 
  • John Lynch
  • Transporting Patient
  • Nursing
  • Ray Brown
  • Reid Holmes 
  • Physical Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Lab
  • Locker Room 
  • Egbert L. "Lawrence" Davis, III (l) and Bowman Gray III (r)
  • Charles Babcock, Coy C. Carpenter and C.J. Jackson at Reynolda House
  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine (1940's)
  • Steve Gallimore(l) and Tim Stewart(r)
  • Supplies
  • Ronald Mcdonald House Established 1984
  • Surgery
  • Dr. Tinsely Harrison
  • Norman Sulkin and Richard Burt
  • Colin Stokes
  • MRI Buildin
  • Graylyn
  • Research
  • Old Emergency Dept. (nurse at right, Kaye Farrington)
  • Mailroom
  • Nurses Station
  • Doctors in Hallway
  • Nurses
  • Dr. Richard Janeway and Visting Dean of Japanese Medical School 
  • Flower Shop
  • Flossie Shamel, Book Shop
  • Babcock Auditorium 
  • Tokyo Visitors
  • Golf Carts on Parking Deck, Janeway Tower Being Built
  • Wachovia
  • Nurses (Willa Abbott, seated)
  • Old Computer Center 
  • Snack Machine
  • Office
  • Medical Center Aerial 
  • Dr. Richard Myers
  • Reynolds Tower
  • Library
  • Surgery
  • Cleaning Floor
  • Unknown Portrait
  • Dr. Rolland Barrett
  • Unknown Portrait
  • IV Baby 
  • Doctor Writing
  • Hanging Portrait of Dr. Vann
  • Standing in Hallway
  • Equipment 

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