Happy Birthday Ayres Hall!

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com It is one of my favorite sights on the university campus. It is also one of the most photographed as the image can be seen on note cards, postcards, and other items. When I was at the university, a black and white photo appeared...

Edna Ritter Satterfield: A familiar face

By Ralphine Major Even before she became the familiar face in Dr. A. D. Simmons’ medical office, Edna Ritter Satterfield led a fascinating life.  At a time when few young women went to college, the daughter of William Irving and Katie Idol Ritter attended Lincoln...
Mrs. Satterfield

Mrs. Satterfield

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com Hers was the first face we saw. I do not even recall a formal name for the medical clinic in our rural community. We simply called it: Dr. Simmons’ Office. Located on Foster Road in Corryton, Tennessee, the clinic was...