Barbara K. Dent
El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former President of Woman's Auxiliary of El Paso County Medical Society and wife of Haskell Hatfield, M.D.
Summary of Interview
Part of Health Care on the Border Project; recalls husband's intership at El Paso City-County Hospital and opening private practice in Ysleta; economic conditions during the Depression; husband's military stint during WW II ; residency in Houston; polio epidemic; activities of Medical Auxiliary during WW II; Woman's Auxiliary of the Texas Medical Association; acquisition of Turner home by El Paso County Medical Society.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
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Interview with Frances Hatfield by Barbara K. Dent, 1988, "Interview no. 823," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.