Jenkins, B Arthur 1968-06-13

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Dr. Jenkins, Lubbock pediatrician, discusses his career and comments on the state of the city’s medical profession, recalling other early area doctors.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. B. Arthur Jenkins

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Date: June 13, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John Abshire

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Specialization, Number of pediatricians (1931), Curriculum, Duties, Wages, Autobiographical material, Lubbock (1935), Reasons for coming, Early pediatricians, Public reception, Home remedies, House calls, Listing of doctors, Epidemics in the Southwest, Pediatric progress, Antibiotics, Prevention, Metabolic diseases, Post-graduate work, Nursing situation (1930s), Future of pediatrics.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1931-1968

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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