Sarah Booker Ford (b. 1926) Lynchburg Nurse

Sarah Booker Ford graduated from Dunbar High School, attended Bennett College for a year, and graduated from the Hampton Training School for Nurses at Dixie Hospital in 1948. That same year she was licensed as a registered nurse. She began her career working in Dr. R. Walter Johnson’s office on Fifth Street. After seventeen years there, she became a school nurse for the Lynchburg public schools, where she served until her retirement in 1988.

Loaned by Sarah Booker Ford


Diploma, 1948, Dixie Hospital

Loaned by Sarah Booker Ford

Poster, c. 1950

Sarah Booker Ford is second from right on this poster produced by Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

Loaned by Sarah Booker Ford

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