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Interview with Millie Rowe [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin

Item Title
Interview with Millie Rowe [sound recording] Interviewer: Joan Durdin
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 17/67
Date Range
10 July 1984
Creator
Rowe, Millie (Min) (1897 - 2008)
Description

History of Nursing in South Australia

Millie Rowe was born near Kadina in South Australia. She recovered from tuberculous peritonitis in her late teen years, and was accepted for nursing training at the Wakefield Street Private Hospital in 1917. On completion of training Min did midwifery at the Queen's Home and later returned to Wakefield Street as Theatre Sister. In 1926 she became Matron of that hospital, a position which she occupied until her retirement in 1946. She was an active member of the Australian Trained Nurses Association.

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1 cassette
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Full transcript available (13 pages)

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