Forgotten Kentucky Medical Colleges

Be sure to check our Medical Colleges page for more detailed listings. Hospital College of Medicine Louisville, Kentucky Population of Louisville in the early 1880s: 123,758 The Hospital College of Medicine was established in 1873. The first class was graduate in 1875. Classes were graduated each subsequent year. The faculty included eight professors and one…

Louisville’s 1902 Morgue Scandal

In 1894 the Board of Public Safety and Kentucky legislature passed sweeping changes to Kentucky’s laws regarding the morgue in Louisville, Kentucky and unclaimed bodies. The former held that the morgue shall be in charge of the janitor at the University of Louisville and shall be open at all hours of the day and night…