Lisa Henderson shared this portrait of the staff of Mercy Hospital. Founded in 1913 and first known as the Wilson Hospital and Tubercular Home, Mercy was one of a handful of early African-American hospitals in North Carolina and the only one in the northeast quadrant of the state. The Wilson Times is publishing historical photos of Wilson County life and landmarks in this space each day. To share your snapshots, email the picture and caption to Lori Parrish at email@example.com with the subject line Remember When or bring it to the Times office at 126 Nash St. during regular business hours.
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