Lillian LaCroix Interview, June 2, 1993

Interviewee

Lillian LaCroix

Interviewer

Gladys Peterson

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Description

Lillian LaCroix describes her family history and childhood. She talks about nursing practices and common medicines used during the Great Depression. LaCroix discusses the expenses associated with her nursing training in Havre, Montana. She recalls her service as an Army nurse during World War Two. LaCroix briefly mentions the prevalent diseases she encountered as well as social attitudes towards nurses during her career. She concludes by describing the various university degrees she received and her work on quality assurance.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Women nurses, Montana; Great Depression; World War, 1939-1945

Original Date

6-2-1993

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Nurses in Montana Oral History Project, OH 259, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 259-025, 026

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (37 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:03:33 minutes

Local Filename

OH_259_025_026.mp3; OH_259_025_026.pdf

Lillian LaCroix Interview, June 2, 1993

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