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Oral History Interview with Robert J. Wehner, August 22, 1992

Description: Interview with Robert J. Wehner, an army veteran and nurse from Dayton, Ohio. This interview recounts his experiences as an Army nurse in Vietnam, 1968-70. Topics include: his assignment to 22nd Surgical Medical Battalion, Chu Lai; treatment of battle casualties and illnesses; camp life; treatment of civilian casualties and illnesses; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: August 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Wehner, Robert J.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John Sherner, August 22, 1992

Description: Interview with John Sherner, an army veteran and nurse from Mount Morris, New York. This interview recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Topics include: his assignment to 24th Evacuation Hospital, Long Binh; treatment of endemic diseases; assignment to emergency room; triaging of patients; living conditions; drug addicts; battle casualties; medical treatment of civilians; social life; friendships; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: August 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Sherner, John
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Larry S. Hilliard, April 18, 1992

Description: Interview with Larry S. Hilliard, army veteran and nurse from Kerens, Texas. This interview looks into his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1970-71. Topics include: assignment to 18th surgical Hospital, Quang Tri; his typical workday; off-duty recreation; treatment of combat casualties; equipment and blood shortages; drug problems; morale; communications with his family; leave policies; work with Vietnamese civilians; treating enemy POWs; “short-time”; lasting effects of Vietnam experience.
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Date: April 18, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hilliard, Larry S.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., February 23, 1992

Description: Interview with Oscar Houser, Jr., an army veteran from Tennessee. This interview delves into his experiences as an Army nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1972-73. Topics include: his decision to enter nurse training and the military; attending anesthesia school at William Beaumont Medical Center, 1972; his attitudes toward Vietnam War; being assigned to 95th Evacuation Hospital, China Beach, Vietnam; camp living conditions; work at Da Nang and Pleiku; the treatment of battle casualties; work with Montagnards and Vietnamese medical personnel; social life and recreational activities; morale and drug problems; personal relationships among camp personnel; communications with home; decision to stay in the military; and the effect on Vietnam experience on his later life.
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Date: February 23, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Houser, Oscar, Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Tillman E. Barrington, May 22, 1992

Description: Interview with Tillman E. Barrington, a veteran army nurse from Portales, New Mexico. This interview is about his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Topics regarding his life include: nursing school at Lubbock Methodist Hospital, 1955; enlistment in the Army, 1969, and anesthesia training at Fitzsimons General Hospital, Denver, Colorado; assignment to Vietnam, 1969; 95th Evacuation Hospital, Da Nang; medical cases and responsibilities; functions as special services officer; treating North Vietnamese wounded; after-effects of Vietnam.
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Date: May 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Barrington, Tillman E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Jose Gonzales, July 4, 1997

Description: Interview with Jose Gonzalez, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Gonzalez describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Gonzalez discusses what life was like during his assignment to the 24th Evacuation Hospital, and includes details concerning relationships between doctors and nurses, morale, American relations with Vietnamese civilians, recreational activities, entertainment, and his Bronze Star award. He also recalls the adjustments that both he and many of his comrades dealt with post-Vietnam, and shares his attitudes toward the war.
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Date: July 4, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Gonzalez, Jose
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Darrell Harrington, July 5, 1997

Description: Interview with Darrell Harrington, an anesthetist and Army veteran of the Vietnam War. In the interview, Harrington describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse, and includes details on his assignments to Chu Lai, Da Nang, and the 91st Evacuation Hospital in An Khe. Harrington also discusses the treatment of wounded troops and enemy soldiers, relationships between doctors and nurses, general morale problems, and recreational activities. He recalls his return to the States on thirty-day leave as well as post-Vietnam adjustments and his attitudes toward the war.
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Date: July 5, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Harrington, Darrell
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Sam Blomberg, September 1, 1997

Description: Interview with Sam Blomberg, an anesthetist and Army veteran from the Vietnam War. In the interview, Blomberg describes his experiences while serving as an Army nurse in Vietnam. Blomberg discusses his assignment to the 3rd Field Hospital in Saigon, Vietnam, and includes details concerning the provision of immunization shots to Vietnamese orphans, general living conditions, his social life, and the "Vietnamization" of the war. Blomberg recalls the post-war adjustments that many veterans dealt with, and the effect that the war had on his later life.
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Date: September 1, 1997
Creator: Houser-Hess, Lucinda & Blomberg, Sam
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Murphy, May 30, 1977

Description: Interview with Elizabeth Murphy, a United States Army nurse from Boise, Idaho. This interview contains her experiences at Tripler General Hospital during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: May 30, 1977
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Murphy, Elizabeth
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Hedwige Kaczanowski Gray, July 5, 1974

Description: Interview with Hedwige Kaczanowski Gray, a United States Army nurse from Detroit, Michigan. The interview includes her experiences at the Schofield Barracks hospital before and during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 5, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Gray, Hedwige Kaczanowski
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, July 7, 1974

Description: Interview with Gelane Matthews Barron, former Army nurse from Little Rock, Arkansas. The interview includes Barron's experiences at Tipler General Hospital at Fort Shafter during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: July 7, 1974
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Barron, Gelane Matthews
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Larry Canfield, February 22, 1992

Description: Interview with Larry Canfield, a veteran army nurse from Pennsylvania. This interview contains his experiences as an army nurse in Vietnam. It includes his assignment to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital, 935th Medical Detachment, Long Binh. Living conditions, morale problems, recreation, medical treatment of enemy POWs, and racial problems are discussed.
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Date: February 22, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Canfield, Larry
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Revella Guest, December 8, 1978

Description: Interview with Revella Guest, army nurse from Brownville junction, Maine. This interview recounts her experiences at Tripler General Hospital during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: December 8, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Guest, Revella
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Anna Urda Busby, December 8, 1978

Description: Interview with Anna Urda Busby, an army nurse from German, Pennsylvania. This interview contains her experiences at Tripler General Hospital, Fort Shafter, during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: December 8, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Busby, Anna Urda
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with C. G. Hausser, March 8, 1992

Description: Interview with C. G. Hausser, an army veteran and nurse. This interview includes his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1970-71. He recounts: assignment to 12th Evacuation Hospital, Cu Chi; camp routine; treatment of battle wounds; morale; Viet Cong prisoners; communication with family; transfer to Quang Tri; and stateside adjustments.
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Date: March 8, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hausser, C. G.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Ada M. Olsson, December 7, 1978

Description: Interview with Ada Olsson, United States Army nurse from Junction City, Kansas. This interview contains her experiences at the station hospital at Schoefield Barracks during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
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Date: December 7, 1978
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Olsson, Ada M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., March 7, 1992

Description: Interview with John M. Evans, Jr., an army veteran and nurse from Berwick, Pennsylvania. Herein he recounts his experiences as a nurse in Vietnam, 1969-70. Included: his assignment to a convalescent center, Cam Ranh Bay; attack by enemy sapper team, August, 1969; morale and drug problems; living conditions; recreation; and readjustment to stateside life.
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Date: March 7, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Evans, John M., Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Thomas E. Parr, January 6, 1993

Description: Interview with Thomas E. Parr, an army veteran from Adams, Wisconsin. This interview contains his experiences as an army nurse in Vietnam, 1971. Topics include psychiatric casualties at Long Binh and the heroin detoxification center at Cam Ranh Bay.
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Date: January 6, 1993
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Parr, Thomas E.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Dick Hooper, May 25, 1992

Description: Interview with Dick Hooper, veteran army nurse from Mount Zion, Illinois. The interview recounts his experiences as a nurse and anesthetist in Vietnam, 1969-70. His civilian and military educations are covered, as well as his experiences with the 18th Surgical Hospital at Camp Evans, Quang Tri City, battle casualties, social life, and relations with the Vietnamese. Also included are his personal thoughts about U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
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Date: May 25, 1992
Creator: Houser, Cindy & Hooper, W. Richard (Dick)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Oral History Interview with Evelyn Brown, October 30, 2007

Description: Interview with Evelyn Brown, Vietnam War-era veteran of the US Navy, as part of the Tarrant County War Veterans Oral History Project. The interview includes Brown's personal experiences of childhood and education in Pennsylvania, attending nursing school, enlisting in the Navy Nurse Corps, and being involved with veterans organizations. Additionally, Brown discusses her coming out experience, her assignment to facilities in Florida, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Camp Lejeune, N.C., and Quantico, Virginia, her decision to leave service upon assignment to USS Sanctuary, a hospital ship stationed off the coast of Vietnam, and her opinions regarding the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
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Date: October 30, 2007
Creator: Mims, Dennis Michael & Brown, Evelyn
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Nurse administering a shot]

Description: Photograph of a young boy receiving a shot from a nurse. In the image, more children watch and a large open cabinet can be seen behind them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Linnet White, January 1, 1915]

Description: Letter to Linnet White from Cora Robertson discussing news of family and briefly about Christmas. She writes about the health conditions of her mother and how they are handling it.
Date: January 1, 1915
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Item Type: Letter
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The Nursing Profession and Near-Death Experiences: A Personal and Professional Update

Description: Abstract: This article reviews professional nursing's philosophical and professional mandates that direct nurses to acquire accurate knowledge and skills in order to care competently for near-death experiencers (NDErs). In addition, the article briefly describe the NDE phenomenon and aftereffects, discusses the author's NDEs in the professional context of her status as a nurse, and addresses the challenges NDErs encounters because of a lack of knowledge by nurses about NDEs. It concludes with a review of the current state of nursing education relevant to NDEs, suggestions for and resources available to faculty to create NDE curricula for nursing students, and continuing education opportunities for nurses and other medical professionals.
Date: Winter 2013
Creator: Mandalise, Judith
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries