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Oral history interview with D. W. Beard

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Creator:Beard, D. W. (DesMoines W.), 1914-2004
Creator:Frederick, Olivia M.
Title:Oral history interview with D. W. Beard
Date:1979 Nov. 29

D.W. Beard was interviewed on November 29, 1979 about the Red Cross Hospital. He was a member of the board of the Red Cross Hospital, which was known previously as Community Hospital. He discusses public perception of the hospital and the reasons for its demise. He discusses the challenges of integration. He describes the role of Waverley Johnson and the issues within the board, as well.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound | Text
Subjects:Johnson, Waverley, 1917- | Beard, D. W. (DesMoines W.), 1914-2004 | Segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | Race discrimination--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville | Hospitals--Kentucky--Louisville | Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.) | Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.)--Public opinion | Public opinion--Kentucky--Louisville | Hospital trustees--Kentucky--Louisville | Hospital administrators--Kentucky--Louisville | African American men--Kentucky--Louisville | African American civic leaders--Kentucky--Louisville | Discrimination in medical care--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Medical care--Kentucky--Louisville | Hospital closures--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans in medicine--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Hospitals--Kentucky--Louisville | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407
Collection:African American Oral History Collection
Institution:University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center
Contributors:University of Louisville. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections
Original Material:

African American Community Interviews Collection (William F. Ekstrom Library. University Archives and Records Center)

Audiocassette tape number 794, African American Oral History Collection, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center.

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Forms part of online collection: African American Community Interviews, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

Persistent Link to Item:https://ohc.library.louisville.edu/interviews/record.php?q=Beard%2C%20D.%20W.