Coon, Wilma 2015-02-16

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This interview features Wilma Coon, who discusses her early life and experiences as a nurse, veteran, and dog trainer.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Wilma Coon

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Date: February 16, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 02:17:46


Ancestry and childhood, Her time in school, Joins the Navy, Leaves upstate New York, goes to Brooklyn Navy, Military medicine in times of crisis, The Surrender of Japan, Role in forming the canine police corps, Working with interstate permits, trip to Washington, Discussion of "Abandon Ship Drill”, Plastic gloves in surgery

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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