Great Southern Fraternal Hospital
The Great Southern Fraternal Hospital was founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, by physician Fred Thomas Jones. The hospital, which served African-American members of the United Friends of America and the Independent Order of Immaculates, opened at 816 West Ninth Street on November 20, 1919, and closed in 1929. The hospital had forty beds. A nurse training school operated on hospital grounds from 1921 to 1930.
- Mitchell F. Rice and Woodrow Jones, Public Policy and the Black Hospital: From Slavery to Segregation to Integration (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994), 50.