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Record 534/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 11/13/1989
Abstract Interview of Dorothy Marrow by Tim Bullock.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Marrow was born and raised in Benham, Kentucky. She had to go to nursing school in Alabama, because she was black. She talks about how blacks were put on separate wards and how the RN's did primary care nursing. She talks about housecalls with the doctor and how she has seen maggots used in therapy. She also talks about what qualities makes a good nurse and about how Lynch and Benham had the best doctors and hospital during the coal boom. She also talks about Harry Caudill's 'Melting Pot'. She also talks about state regulations and compensation."
Object ID 2007.001.0553
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Benham, Kentucky
Health care
Race & ethnicity
Field 01 Transcript available upon request
Interview date 11/13/1989
Interviewer Bullock, Tim
Length of interview 41:34
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Marrow, Dorothy
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