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Harry Agress Oral History
- 4/22/1982 (Creation)
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Harry Agress graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in 1932. He retired from the United States Army as a colonel, having served in the 21st General Hospital in Britain, North Africa, and Italy. Agress was a member of the clinical faculty in Internal Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, earning emeritus status in 1960.
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Agress discusses his medical studies at Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, Mo.) and the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minn.); his service in World War II with the U.S. Army, 21st General Hospital, in Algeria, Italy, and France; and his civilian practice in St. Louis as a physician and pathologist. He speaks about some of his professors and colleagues, including Evarts A. Graham, Ernest Sachs, and Lee D. Cady, and some of his experiences at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis.
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Oral history interview: http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/oral/interviews/agress.html
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