Interviewee

Barbara Leigh Rees

Interviewer

Barbara K. Dent

Project

El Paso Medical Community

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Daughter of Gary Leigh, M.D., El Paso obstetrician and pediatrician.

Summary of Interview

Part of Health Care on the Border Project; childhood memories of accompanying father on hospital rounds and his office in Roberts-Banner Bldg; describes father's practice, his "no appointment" system and payment by Mexican patients in silver during WW II; parents' membership in El Paso County Medical Society; Medical Society acquisition of S.T. Turner home; father's work at the Baby Sanitarium in Cloudcroft, NM, and St. Anne'S Clinic; discusses growing up in Manhattan Heights.

Date of Interview

12-10-1993

Length of Interview

1 hour

Tape Number

No. 830

Transcript Number

No. 830

Interview Number

No. 830

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Only tape.

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