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Growing up in Williamsport, PA; Joining the WACS; Officer Candidate School; Chemical Warfare Training; Settling in Oregon; University of Oregon Medical School Library; Portland Area Special Librarians; Marquam Hill Neighborhood; Faculty Wives Club; OHSU Volunteer Services


Marie Wagner talks about her early career in teaching, her military service during World War II, and her years at the UOMS Library from 1947 to 1974. She discusses Dean David Baird's push during the 1950s to add the librarians to the faculty and describes the role of local medical societies in supporting the Library. She was a member of the Faculty Wives Club and talks about her membership and the activities of that group. She lived at S.W. 11th and Gaines and talks about the Marquam Hill neighborhood association and its relations with the University.


Transcript of oral history interview with Marie K. Wagner, conducted on October 9 and November 6, 1997 by Linda Weimer


OHSU Oral History Project




School of Medicine


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