Anthony, Mrs W W 1981-07-01

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Mrs. Anthony, a retired nurse, recalls her nursing training and her early years of employment with the old Lubbock Sanitarium in the early 1920s. She also discusses Lubbock’s early medical facilities and prominent physicians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W. W. Anthony

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Date: July 1, 1981

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Young County, Texas (1898), Charlie Woods, father, Minnie Nelson, mother, Nurses training school (1917), Post, Texas, Lubbock Sanitarium, Dr. Williams, Dr. A. R. Ponton, Sr., Nurses quarters, Nursing school, Daily life, Salary, World War I, Red Cross nurses, Flu epidemic (1918), Surgery, Nursing, Benefits, Work hours, Drugs, Illnesses, Entertainment, Nurse uniforms, Mary Farwell, supervisor, Dr. M. C. Overton, Dr. C. J. Wagner, Medical profession, Changes

Tape 1, Side 2: W. W. Anthony, husband, Nurse uniforms, Ambulance service, Nurses, Qualities, Dr. M. C. Overton, Dr. J. T. Krueger, Post, Texas, Dances, Elderly people, Care, Dr. O. F. Peebler, Sanitarium, Move, Nursing homes, Medicare, Medical care (1920s), Private nurses, Hospital bills, Insurance

Range Dates: 1898-1920s

Bulk Dates: 1920s

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