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Dr. Stewart discusses his instructors at medical school, his medical practice in 1920s Lubbock, and the treatment of several diseases.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. Allen Thurman Stewart

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 19, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John R. Abshire

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, Educational background, Early Sherman, Population, Father’s employment, Reason for going into medicine, University of Texas at Galveston (1918), Medical School location, Rigor of study, Curriculum, Instructors, Graduation (1922), Move to Lubbock, Texas, Reason, Arrival in Lubbock, Hotel rooms.

Tape 1, Side 2: Move to Lubbock (continued), Office location, Laboratory work and office rows, West Texas Hospital staff, Lubbock Sanatorium, Location, Staff, Organizations, Medical Society membership, Lubbock Memorial Hospital, New location, Operation of hospital, Lubbock Methodist Hospital, Number of beds, Staff, Texas Tech, establishment (1923), Land donation, Enrollment, Growth of Lubbock, Pavement, First home, Early practice, House calls, Effect of World War II, Childbirth, President Calvin Coolidge, Son’s death, Sulfa drug treatment, Antibiotics, Pernicious anemia treatment, Diabetes treatment.

Range Dates: 1918-1946

Bulk Dates: 1918-1946

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