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Dr. Malone relates his past experiences as one of the first resident physicians in Lubbock, as well as the growth and advancements in the Lubbock medical community over the years.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Frank Malone

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 14, 1968; February 28, 1979; August 27, 1980

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John Abshire, Bobby Weaver, Richard Mason

Length: 2 hours, 25 minutes (total)


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Pneumonia incident, University of Texas Medical School, Curriculum, Size of class, Professors, Medical philosophy, Changes in medical education, Facilities, Faculties, Lubbock, 1925, Reason for moving, Salary, Eye-ear-nose-throat training, Specialization, Listing specialists, Sanitarium surgeon, West Texas surgeon, Population, Nursing situation, Change in surgical procedure, Climates and health, Diphtheria case, Scouting (Boy Scouts), Establishment, Numbers, Listing of leaders.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Tape 2, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas (May 29, 1925), Internship, Sealy Hospital, Lubbock Sanitarium Clinic (1925-1936), Staff, Size, Dr. J. T. Krueger, Brooklyn, New York, Specialization training, Eye, ear, nose and throat, Malone, Key and Arnett, Plains Hospital and Clinic, Texas Technological College, Opening (1925), Student doctor, Dr. J. A. Chatman, Hospital construction, Dr. Sniles, longest practice, Dr. English, Depression, Civic organizations, Drugs, Treatments, Town growth, City limits, Student boarders, Nurses.

Tape 2, Side 2: Mexican-Americans, Obstetrics practice, Indigent and charity patients, Physician’s wages, Anesthetist, Ether, Hospital facilities, Neighboring towns.

Tape 3, Side 1: Retirement activities, Childhood reminiscences, Father’s history, Sharecropper, Internship, Sealy Hospital, Job interview (January 9, 1925), Lubbock, Texas, Lubbock physicians (1925), Lubbock Sanitarium Clinic Group, West Texas Hospital Group, Medical facilities, Lubbock, Lubbock medical groups, Relationship, Dr. J. T. Krueger, Chief Surgeon, Lubbock Sanitarium Group, Other Lubbock physicians, Dr. J. T. Hutchinson, Dr. M. C. Overton, Training, Eye, ear, nose and throat, General medical training, Internship, Practical training (1926), New York, Brooklyn Eye and Ear Infirmary, County Medical Association, Federal Aid for Indigent Patients (1933), Illnesses, Differences from today, Surgery, Differences today, Illnesses, Pneumonia, Treatment.

Tape 3, Side 2: Treatments, Differences from today, Antibiotics, Pros and cons, Immunizations, Penicillin, Army experiment results, Epidemics, Vaccinations, Polio, Nurses, Training, Increased need, City health officer, Responsibilities, Great Depression, Hospital operations, South Plains Clinic and Hospital (1935), Specialized medicine, Beginnings (1930), Clinics, Closed staff versus open staff, Texas Tech Medical School, Implications for Lubbock medical community, Retirement, Reasons.

Range Dates: 1920-1980

Bulk Dates: 1925-1980

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