Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Dina Bremness
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dina Bremness was born on a Bangor Township farm in Pope County in 1905. Her father's occupation included farming and operation of a livery stable and a music store. Dina was involved in a multitude of local, state, and national civic and medical organizations. She also participated in a national commission to advise hospitals on drug abuse. Her principal activity was serving as the Administrator and Director of Nursing for the Glenwood Hospital from 1932 to 1967. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Her work as the Administrator and Director of Nursing for the Glenwood Hospital during the war years and post-war years; the state of health care during war times; increase in interest in politics during war; community opinions, morals, and the black market; development of licensed practical nurses as a result of the nursing shortage; medical services, like technology during and after the war.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassettes
28 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 120 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Bremness, Dina
Interviewer: Ripley, David
Made in Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/25/1980
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 111
Accession Number AV2007.25.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota'

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