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S. Joseph Magidson Oral History
- 9/25/1969 (Creation)
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S. Joseph Magidson was a physician and surgeon, born 1897. Magidson received his medical degree in 1925 from the Washington University School of Medicine. Until his retirement in 1953, Magidson was a general practitioner and surgeon on the staffs of Jewish, St. Mary's and Missouri Baptist Hospitals in St. Louis.
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The interview concerns Magidson’s experiences in the First World War with Base Hospital 21, United States Army, sponsored by the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes Hospital. Magidson begins by reading a general history of the formation and service of this hospital unit. The interview continues with Magidson viewing and describing his Base Hospital 21 photo scrapbook with the interviewer. The audio quality of the interview is inconsistent. Approximately 18 minutes into the interview (and continuing for 8 1/2 minutes) the volume becomes very low. Interviewed by Walter W. Walker on September 25, 1969. OH001. Approximate Length 39 minutes.
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Oral history interview: http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/oral/interviews/magidson.html
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