March 28, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff
Dr. Marty Olliff's monthly feature celebrates Women's History Month through the photos of Ruth Stewart, a nurse who trained in Dothan in the 1930s.
Hospitals in Wiregrass towns were privately owned and operated until well after World War 2. At one time Dothan had four private hospitals. Two of these – Frasier-Ellis Hospital on South St. Andrews Street and Moody Hospital on North Alice Street – trained nurses to be certified by the State of Alabama and who worked…