DUMCA Oral History Collection

Duke University Medical Center Archives

Fiding aid for the Oral History Collection at Duke University Medical Center Archives, a general collection of oral history interviews. Selections related to nursing include the following:

  • Brenda Nevidjon Interview: Brenda Nevidjon is a clinical professor in Duke University's School of Nursing and former chief operating officer of Duke University Hospital.
  • Evelyn Booker Wicker Interview: Dr. Evelyn Booker Wicker held numerous positions at Duke University Hospital for more than 30 years, including director of Nursing Services for Duke Hospital South.
  • Ruby Leila Wilson Interview: Ruby Leila Wilson was the dean of the Duke University School of Nursing from 1971 to 1984.
  • Donna Allen Harris Interview: Donna Allen Harris was the first African-American to graduate from the Duke University School of Nursing.
  • Joyce Nichols Interview: Major subjects in this interview include Nichols' experiences as an African-American at Duke while studying to be a physician assistant and a licensed practical nurse.
  • Louise Williams Dennis Interview: Louise Williams Dennis graduated from Duke University School of Nursing in 1948.