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153 Archival description results for Oral History

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Charles W. McLaughlin, Jr. Oral History

  • OH040
  • Collection
  • 5/4/1979

McLaughlin discusses completing his medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine and his internship and residency experiences. McLaughlin recounts his service as a surgeon during the Second World War in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He also discusses the role of the American College of Surgeons, his many medical publications on breast and other cancers, and trends in medicine. Interviewed by Darryl Podoll on May 4, 1979. OH040. Approximate Length 61 minutes.

McLaughlin, Charles W., Jr.

Cheryl Caldwell Oral History

  • OH131
  • Collection
  • 2011-03-18

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM.

Caldwell, Cheryl Ann

Clark Tibbits Oral History

  • OH060
  • Collection

Interviewed by Margaret Cowdry Hahn in 1984. Both recording and transcript are missing.

Crawford F. Sams Oral History

  • OH037
  • Collection
  • 5/3/1979

Sams discusses his decision to pursue a medical degree at the Washington University School of Medicine, his interest in neurosurgery, and the influence of faculty member Ernest Sachs. He describes his research on heat syndrome while assigned to the Panama Canal Department and talks extensively about his work during the Second World War in the Middle East, Europe, and the Far East in preparing medical services for casualties. At the end of the Second World War Sams was made Chief of the Public Health and Welfare Section of the General Headquarters, Supreme Command Allied Powers and was responsible for the establishment of all activities pertaining to the health and welfare of the Japanese. Sams relates his contributions in the rebuilding Japan, including studying the effects of radiation after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, establishing mass immunization programs, improving medical care and education, and nutrition initiatives during this period. He also describes similar work he performed in Korea before, during and after the Korean War. Sams then discusses his research on low-level radiation at the Operations Research Center at the University of California-Berkeley, as well as the early efforts in the application of computer systems to biological research. The audio quality of the interview is inconsistent and at times very poor. There are several instances of unintelligible words or sentences. Interviewed by Darryl Podoll on May 3, 1979. OH037. Approximate Length 112 minutes.

Sams, Crawford F.

D. LaVonne Jaeger Oral History

  • OH084
  • Collection
  • September 15, 2005

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 39 minutes.

Jaeger, D. LaVonne

Daniel Nathans Oral History (OH038)

  • OH038
  • Collection
  • 5/4/1979

Nathans participated in two oral histories. In the first interview, Nathans discusses his childhood in Wilmington, Delaware, his undergraduate education at the University of Delaware, and his experiences in medical school at the Washington University School of Medicine. Nathans recalls some of men who influenced his career, including Barry Wood, Carl Cori, Oliver Lowry, Robert Loeb, Fritz Lipmann, and colleagues such as Hamilton O. Smith and Norton Zinder. He recalls his internship and residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, and his experiences as a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, Rockefeller University and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

In the first interview, Nathans describes some of his research in microbiology, the biosynthesis of proteins, restriction enzymes, RNA phages, and molecular genetics. In the second interview, Nathans discusses the potential significance of his research on recombinant DNA and the effect of winning the Nobel Prize on his personal life and career.

The audio quality of the interviews is inconsistent. Some portions are inaudible. The first interview lasts approximately 56 minutes; the second interview follows immediately and lasts approximately 48 minutes. There is background noise during the second interview. Interviewed by Dr. Sondra Schlesinger (first interview) and Dorothy A. Brockoff (second interview); introduction by Darryl Podoll on May 4, 1979. The oral history number is OH038. Approximate Length is 104 minutes.

Nathans, Daniel

Dave Sinacore Oral History

  • OH139
  • Collection
  • 2011-03-17

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM.

David E. Kennell Oral History

  • OH005
  • Collection
  • 11/25/1969

Kennell recounts the participation of the St. Louis Doctors for Peace in the nationwide Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam held on October 15, 1969 at the Washington University School of Medicine. The audio quality of the last 40 seconds of the interview is poor. Interviewed by Walter W. Walker on November 25, 1969. OH005. Approximate Length 18 minutes.

Kennell, David E.

David Goldring Oral History

  • OH101
  • Collection
  • July 20, 1990

An interview of the Washington University Medical Center Desegregation History Project, conducted by Edwin W. McCleskey and associates, 1990. Approximate Length: 19 minutes.

David Goldrings relates stories he heard and his own experience with the admission of black children to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

He begins with stories he heard about the attitude of chiefs of pediatrics, hospital administrators, and hospital board toward the admission of black children to children’s Hospital. John Howland was the first chief of pediatrics at the Hospital and he left to go to Johns Hopkins Hospital after 6 months because the Hospital board was opposed to the admission of black children to the hospital. This situation changed when St. Louis Children's Hospital opened the Butler Ward, a black only ward in 1923.

David Goldring’s own experience began with his internship and residency in 1941-1944. One night, a black child needed an incubator and there was none in the Butler ward. So David Goldring admitted him to the infant ward. Estelle Claiborne told David Goldring that this was the sort of thing that got interns fired and reported it to Alexis Hartmann Sr., his chief of pediatrics by a phone call. She was quite angry that Hartmann let the admission stand, but integration did not happen frequently in the war years.

Integration of the staff of St. Louis Children's Hospital began with the Nash family. Helen Nash joined the medical staff in 1949 and Homer Nash in 1955. For years before, Park J. White was committed to the training of African American interns and residents as an attending physician for 25 years at Homer G. Phillips. David Goldring and Neil Middlecamp were aso attendings in pediatrics at Homer G. Phillips Hospital for about 10 years.

Goldring, David

David M. Kipnis Oral History

  • OH113
  • Collection
  • 2006

Interviewed by Paul Anderson in 2006. Interviewed in three parts (09/27/2006; 10/04/2006; 10/18/2006).

Kipnis, David M.

Debbie McDonnell Oral History

  • OH134
  • Collection
  • 2011-03-15

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM.

McDonnell, Debbie

Debbie Strobach Oral History

  • OH141
  • Collection
  • 2011-06-20

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM.

Denise McCartney Oral History

  • OH147
  • Collection
  • March 21, 2012

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger, Director of the Program in Physical Therapy, WUSM.

Donna Vickery Oral History

  • OH117
  • Collection
  • December 21, 2006

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 16 minutes.

Vickery, Donna

Doris Ann Brydon Oral History

  • OH089
  • Collection
  • August 16, 2006

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 50 minutes.

Brydon, Doris Ann

Dorothy Devendorf Thomas Oral History

  • OH127
  • Collection
  • May 25, 2007

Interview conducted by Susan Deusinger of the Physical Therapy Department, WUSM. Approximate Length: 37 minutes.

Thomas, Dorothy Devendorf

E. V. Cowdry Oral History (OH002)

  • OH002
  • Collection
  • October 2, 1969

Interviewed by Walter W. Walker in 1969. Approximate Length: 90 minutes.

Cowdry, E. V. (Edmund Vincent)

E. V. Cowdry Oral History (OH008)

  • OH008
  • Collection
  • January 15, 1970

Interviewed by Walter W. Walker in 1969. Approximate Length: 90 minutes.

Cowdry, E. V. (Edmund Vincent)

Edwin D. Greer Oral History

  • OH024
  • Collection
  • 7/14/1976

Greer discusses his experiences as a student at the Washington University School of Medicine after his service in the Navy Medical Corps in World War I, and some of his influential teachers, such as Philip Shaffer. Greer talks of his experiences establishing his medical practice in Oakland, California, his hobby of music, and his patient-oriented approach to medicine. Interviewed by Darryl Podoll on May 14, 1976. OH024. Approximate Length 50 minutes.

Greer, Edwin D.

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