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Catalog Number OH0034 Seely
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Dr. Hall Seely on November 6, 1978 at the home of Dr. Seely in Roseburg, Oregon. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
In this tape, Dr. Seely talks about his life and his family genealogy. His family came to Oregon in the 1800's. His father personally came to Oregon in the early 1900's. He talks about his father's practice and where it was and who he practiced with and the customs of medicines and how they changed through the years. He mentioned one interesting part about being on the State Board of Health and the determining which male criinals should be sterilized or not. Dr. Seely talks about his own school years and his dchool years at Yale and how he vowed to come back to Roseburg and practice medicine here. He talks about the development of medicine through the years and the break-through in curing certain diseases, and the new diseases that have cropped up He talked about his memories of early childhood and about the vacation they took in San Francisco and whata it was like camping out in the early 1900's.
Title Dr. Hall Seely oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0034DrHallSeely.JPG
Accession number 2011.1