El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in Henrietta, Oklahoma, on December 12, 1912. Educated in Texas schools and moved to El Paso in 1946. Wife of Dr. Russell Deter, El Paso Physician.
Summary of Interview
Discusses family background and husband's medical education; husband's duty stations during WWII; medical auxiliary from 1943 to present; differences in medical auxiliary from the 1940s to today; work on state and national levels; problems of the organization today; polio epidemics; daughter as Sun Queen and effect on her and her husband; the Turner Home.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Virginia Deter by Barbara Dent, 1989, "Interview no. 797," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.