John A. Andrew Hospital

John A. Andrew Hospital

In 1913 Dr. John A. Kenney and Booker T. Washington founded the John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital, the first full service hospital for African Americans at Tuskegee Institute.

Health Wagon

Health Wagon

Dr. John A. Kenney implemented Better Health Parades to educate the community on the importance of good health and hygiene.

Hospital Patients

Hospital Patients

John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital inpatients.

John A. Kenney M.D.

John A. Kenney M.D.

John A. Kenney,M.D. 1874-1950

Hospital Grounds Dedication

Hospital Grounds Dedication

Booker T. Washington and John A. Kenney dedicating site for the John A. Andrew Memorial Hospital. Tuskegee students in attendance.

The1909 NMA Journal staff

The1909 NMA Journal staff

Dr. John A. Kenney founded the Journal of the National Medical Association in 1909. Pictured is the editorial staff of the NMA Journal. Seated is Dr. C.V. Roman, the first editor.

John and Freida Kenney

John and Freida Kenney

Both were invited by Booker T. Washington to join the staff at Tuskegee Institute.

John A. Andrew Medical Clinics

John A. Andrew Medical Clinics

National clinics held annually at Tuskegee to foster continuing medical education for NMA physicians

Hospital Nurses

Hospital Nurses

Dr. John A. Kenney founded the School of Nursing at Tuskegee Institute.

Nurses tending the Hospital garden

Nurses tending the Hospital garden

Dr. Kenney and George Washington Carver instructed the nurses in horticulture and self sufficiency.

Kenney Memorial Hospital

Kenney Memorial Hospital

Dr. Kenney founded the first hospital for African Americans in Newark, N.J. in 1927.

The Community Hospital Staff

The Community Hospital Staff

The Kenney Memorial Hospital became The Community Hospital in 1935.