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Interview with Enid Cherry [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Parker

Item Title
Interview with Enid Cherry [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Parker
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 17/22
Date Range
February 1985
Creator
Cherry, Enid (1891 - 1986)
Description

History of Nursing in South Australia

Enid Cherry was born in Adelaide in 1891. At the age of 22 she began training at the Adelaide Hospital and completed the course in 1916. She served in the Australian Army Nursing Service between 1917 and 1919. Later she worked at the Wakefield Street Private Hospital and did midwifery training at the Queen's Home. In the 1920s she was appointed as an industrial nurse at Myers in Rundle Street. Here she remained for 23 years, as the nurse to provide care for staff and customers. At the time of the interview, Barbara Parker was senior nurse in the Occupational Health Branch of the South Australian Health Commission.

Quantity
1 cassette
Finding Aid

Full transcript available (13 pages)

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