Mildred Young Meyers Interview, 1978
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Mildred Young Meyers
Meyers Residence, Wheaton, Minnesota
Nursing; Nurses--North Dakota--Rutland; Nurses--Minnesota--Wheaton; Medical care; Women's hospitals--North Dakota--Rutland; Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ); Medicine
MIldred (Young) Meyers was born in Beardsley, Big Stone County in 1910. She attended nurse's training in Graceville and lived in West Central Minnesota until 1939 when she moved to Rutland, North Dakota. She lived there until 1961 when she returned to Wheaton, where she was living at the time of the interview. While in Rutland, she organized a maternity hospital, was active in school board politics, secretary to the health association, and active in the Republican Party. In Wheaton, she continued her nursing activities and served as Traverse County Republican Party chairperson from 1966-1972.
In this interview, Mildred Meyers discusses her family history, her life biography, organization of the health association and maternity hospital, the Republican Party, a comparison of North Dakota and West Minnesota, and many refelctions on her activities in the health care field.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Meyers, Mildred Young, "Mildred Young Meyers Interview, 1978" (1978). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 94.