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Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Early Life and Education; Teaching at the University of Oregon; Men and Minorities in the School of Nursing; Curricular Changes; School of Nursing Facilities; Building a Statewide Network; Town-Gown Relationship; Technology in Nursing; Writing the Manuscript; Student Publications; World War II; Partnership with Ecole Florence Nightingale; Nursing Uniforms; Relationship with the School of Medicine; Doctor-Nurse Relationship; Nursing Community Outreach; Faculty Experiences


Gaines talks about her experiences as a nursing instructor at University of Oregon School of Nursing under Dean Jean Boyle. She describes her transition to administrative responsibilities under Dean Carol Lindeman after 1976. She reviews changes in the School of Nursing from the 1960s onward and then talks about her interest in nursing history and her manuscript history of the School of Nursing.


Transcript of oral history interview with Barbara Gaines, conducted on December 1, 1997 by Joan Ash and Linda Weimer


OHSU Oral History Project




School of Nursing


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