Barbara K. Dent
El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Long time El Paso nurses.
Summary of Interview
Part of Health Care on the Border Project; biographical data; experiences in nursing school, private duty nursing; history of Masonic Hospital; volunteer work for Our Lady of Charity Sisters; St. Vincent's Clinic; St. Joseph Hospital; Newark Maternity Hospital; participation in president Lyndon B. Johnson's; Title One Health Care Program; polio epidemic and vaccinations; donation of S.T. Turner home to El Paso County Medical Society; sale of Hotel Dieu; demolition of Liberty Hall; relationship between nurses and physicians.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Mary Smith Caufield, Llillian Mount, and Anna K. Mitchell by Barbara K. Dent, 1989, "Interview no. 818," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.