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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1Panel001  
  • Davis Chapel
  • Egbert Davis, Jr.
  • Egbert Davis, Sr.
  • Lawrence Davis
2Panel001  
  • Doctors at Desk
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Laundry (1940's)
  • Old Main Demolition (1978)
3Panel001  
  • Doctor and Baby
  • Patient Procedure (Nurse in background, Kathryn Whitener)
  • Graylyn
4Panel001  
  • Hospital (1920's)
  • PDC Registration Desk
  • Mr. Smith Hagerman, NCBH Administration
6Panel001
  • ENT Surgery, Dr. Jamie Koufman
  • Pediatrics
  • Eye Clinic
7Panel001
  • 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
8Panel001
  • 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)
9Panel001
  • Student Nurse With Young Patient
  • Window Washing
  • Boy With Polio
  • Cafeteria
  • Air Care  
10Panel001
  • Air Care Stretcher--Old Landing Field
  • Houck Barber Shop (Dr. Venkat Challa seated)
  • Radiology Office--Watlington 1st floor
11Panel001
  • First Joint Administrative Board (WFU/NCBH) 1978
  • Wachovia Teller Machine
  • Building B, Medical Center Research Building
12Panel001
  • Thomas H. Davis, Jr.
  • Patient Gurney
  • Dr. Richard Janeway With Students
  • Davis Chapel
13Panel001
  • Pediatrics
  • Dressing For Surgery
  • Space Lab Poster
  • Surgical Equipment
14Panel001
  • Reverend Lumpkin
  • Patient Transport
  • Egbert L. Davis Sr.
  • Hospital (Old Main 1923)
15Panel001
  • Dr. Thurman D. Kitchen
  • Dr. Coy C. Carpenter
  • Gift Shop
  • Howard Holt Bradshaw
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
16Panel001
  • Dr. Robert Prichard, Dr. Robert Morehead and Dr. George Rinker (Class of 1965)
  • Surgery
  • Dr. William H. Boyce, Urology
  • Dr. Joseph Jorizzo, Dermatology
17Panel002
  • Dr. James Harrill, Otolaryngology
  • Dr. Isadore Meschan, Radiology
  • Dr. Frank R. Lock, Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Aerial Medical Center (late 1940's)
18Panel001
  • Dr. Coy C. Carpenter, Dr. Manson Meads and Reid T. Holmes
  • Demolition of Smokestack and Amphitheater
  • Aerial Medical Center (1940's)
19Panel001
  • Workstation
  • Clocking In
  • Reynolds Construction (1969-72)
20Panel001
  • Neurosurgery
  • Mr. John Watlington, Chairman of Medical School Board
  • Construction Vivarium (1951-52)
  • James Sanders of School Housekeeping
21Panel001
  • Surgery Light
  • EKG
  • Surgery
  • Labwork
22Panel001
  • Pediatrician Stethoscope
  • Petri Dish
  • Helmet--Research of Dr. Lawrence McHenry with David Stump
  • Surgery
23Panel001
  • 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)
24Panel001
  • Air Care (1986)
  • Tom Long, Sr., NCBH Chairman
  • Foot Exam
  • Gerald Quinn, Hospital Board Member
25Panel001
  • Watlington Hall (1980)
26Panel001
  • Print Shop
  • Physiology--Human Performance Lab
  • Construction
  • Pediatrics
  • Office Staff
  • Library
28Panel001
  • 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
29Panel001
  • Eye Clinic in Old Outpatient Department
30Panel001
  • School Opening
  • Old Main Destruction (1978)
  • Microscope
31Panel001
  • Dr. Ronald Mack with Lisa M. Calderone and a young patient
32surgery001
  • Surgery
 33Panel001
  • President, Hospital Trustees
  • Tony Rominger, Optics Dept.
  • E. J. Prevatte
  • Aerial View (late 40's or early 50's) 
34Panel001  
  • Library
  • Len Preslar
  • Dr. Richard Janeway
  • Parking Deck
  • Pediatrics 
35Panel001
  • 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 
36Panel001
  • John Lynch
  • Transporting Patient
  • Nursing
  • Ray Brown
  • Reid Holmes 
37Panel001
  • Physical Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Lab
  • Locker Room 
 38Panel001
  • 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)
 39Panel001
  • Steve Gallimore(l) and Tim Stewart(r)
  • Supplies
  • Ronald Mcdonald House Established 1984
  • Surgery
 40Panel001
  • Dr. Tinsely Harrison
  • Norman Sulkin and Richard Burt
  • Colin Stokes
  • MRI Buildin
 41Panel001
  • Graylyn
  • Research
  • Old Emergency Dept. (nurse at right, Kaye Farrington)
42Panel001
  • Mailroom
  • Nurses Station
  • Doctors in Hallway
  • Nurses
  • Dr. Richard Janeway and Visting Dean of Japanese Medical School 
43Panel001
  • Flower Shop
  • Flossie Shamel, Book Shop
  • Babcock Auditorium 
44Panel001
  • Tokyo Visitors
  • Golf Carts on Parking Deck, Janeway Tower Being Built
  • Wachovia
  • Nurses (Willa Abbott, seated)
  • Old Computer Center 
45Panel001
  • Snack Machine
  • Office
  • Medical Center Aerial 
46Panel001
  • Dr. Richard Myers
47Panel001
  • Reynolds Tower
48Panel001
  • Library
  • Surgery
  • Cleaning Floor
  • Unknown Portrait
  • Dr. Rolland Barrett
  • Unknown Portrait
  • IV Baby 
49Panel001
  • Doctor Writing
  • Hanging Portrait of Dr. Vann
  • Standing in Hallway
  • Equipment 

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