Interviewee

Virginia Deter

Interviewer

Barbara Dent

Project

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

6-10-1989

Length of Interview

1 hour

Tape Number

No. 797

Transcript Number

No. 797

Interview Number

No. 797

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

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