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Author Edis, Margaret Dorothy, d.1981.
Title [Interview with Margaret Dorothy Edis, nurse] [sound recording] / [interviewed by Victoria Hobbs and Shelley Gare].
Published/Produced 1975
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Call Number OH96
Description 1 sound cassette (1 hr. 30 min.)
Transcipt Transcript (24 p.)
Access advisory Access open
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Summary Arrived Kalgoorlie as small child with family; impressions of Kalgoorlie; wildlife; lack of water; housing; opening of water supply scheme; C.Y. O'Connor's suicide; father's interest in music; social outings; career in nursing; nursing routines; move to Northam; transfer to Albany; return to Kalgoorlie; Kalgoorlie hospital; nursing experiences; enlistment in army; journey on the Orontes to Egypt; experiences in Egypt; transfer to France; description of Paris; return to Western Australia; work with Matron Walsh at King Edward Memorial Hospital; adopts a boy from the orphanage, involvement with Home of Peace Women's Auxiliary; interest and membership in Australian Trained Nurses Association. Miss Edis was familiarly known as Dottie.
Subjects Edis, Margaret Dorothy, 1891-1981 -- Interviews.
Home of Peace Women's Auxiliary.
Australian Trained Nurses Association.
Nurses -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Nursing -- Western Australia -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
Kalgoorlie (W.A.) -- History.
Related names Hobbs, Victoria, 1907-1995.
Gare, Shelley.