Helen Bartlett Oral History


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Helen Bartlett Oral History


  • July 21, 2006 (Creation)


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Helen Minerva Bartlett, 91, of Bloomingdale, formerly of Wheaton, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Wynscape Rehabilitation Center, Wheaton, following a brief period of declining health. Born in Wheaton, IL, on June 14, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Roy George Bartlett, Sr., and Laura Estella Guild Bartlett. She was a graduate of Wheaton High School and Lindenwood College for Women in St. Charles, MO, and served in the U. S. Marine Corps Reserves during World War II. She studied Physical Therapy at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, earning her physical therapy credential. Her fifty-year career in the field took her to Hines Veterans Hospital, Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, CA, and educational and rehabilitation locations in Hammond, IN, Savannah, GA, and Washington, DC. She returned home and served as Director of Physical Therapy at Central DuPage Hospital for over twenty years. After a brief period of retirement she served another seven years with a local rehabilitation consultation group, retiring for the second time in 1997. Source: Obituary, 2014.

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Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 65 minutes.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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