Kathryn Scott Interview, 1978
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Scott Residence, Appleton, Minnesota
Nurses--Minnesota--Appleton; Nursing; Kauffman, W.C.; Medical care--Minnesota--Appleton; Hospitals--Minnesota--Appleton; Medicine
Born in Correll, Minnesota in 1901, Kathryn Scott graduated from R.N. school in St. Paul in 1922. She came to Appleton in 1923 where she worked as a nurse until her retirement in 1971. For most of these years she worked for Dr. W.C. Kauffman, one of the first doctors in Appleton.
In this interview, Kathryn Scott discusses early nursing, doctors' practices, the running of a private hospital, and changes in the medical profession.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Scott, Kathryn, "Kathryn Scott Interview, 1978" (1978). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 97.
There is some white noise on the tape, but the speakers are still understandable.