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Transcript of interview with Lt. Col. Jane A. Bigelow by Rebecca Shurley, November 05, 1985







Rebecca Shurley interviews Lieutenant Colonel Jane A. Bigelow, born in Buffalo, New York in 1943, about her career as a nurse in the Air Force. Bigelow discusses her experiences mainly as a flight nurse and its unique challenges as well as her experiences in the intensive care unit during the Vietnam War. She provides details on her career progression from staff nurse to her then current position of chief nurse of the United States Air Force Hospital at Nellis Air Force Base. Bigelow also describes some of the educational requirements for becoming a nurse as well as the demands of the nursing profession.

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Jane A. Bigelow oral history interview, 1985 November 05. OH-00193. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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