Margaret Lemm describes growing up in the McQueen neighborhood of Butte, Montana, and her father’s work in the mines. She talks about receiving nurse’s training at St. James in 1929, marrying her husband, and reporting for special duty nursing in 1942 during World War Two. Lemm also discusses the Montana Nurses Association, the short-lived Butte Nurses Union, and her experiences with different types of nursing.
Butte, Montana; Nursing; St. James; Montana Nurses Association; Butte Nurses Union; World War, 1939-1945
Butte Oral History Project, OH 098, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 098-029, OH 098-030
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)
Lemm, Margaret, "Margaret Lemm Interview" (1980). Butte Oral History Project. 15.