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.
Women nurses, Montana; Great Depression; World War, 1939-1945
Nurses in Montana Oral History Project, OH 259, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 259-025, 026
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (37 p.: 28 cm.)
LaCroix, Lillian, "Lillian LaCroix Interview, June 2, 1993" (1993). Nurses in Montana Oral History Project. 2.