Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ruth Janetta Temple
RLIN number: NXCP89-A20
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Recollections of family life in Natchez, Mississippi and Los Angeles, California; attitude towards racial differences; medical training at Loma Linda University for Medicina, 1918, Yale University School of Public Health, 1942; obstetrician with Los Anglels City Health Department's Maternity Service, 1923-1928; founding of the Temple Health Institute, Health Study Clubs, Health Week, Health Information Centers; views on birth control, abortion, the Women's Movement; leisure activities; awards and recognition for work in public health.
Extent: Transcript: 53 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Temple, Ruth Janetta, 1892-1984
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Mottl, Tahi Lani
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abortion; African American physicians; Birth control; North America; Oral history; Physicians; Public health--United States; United States; Women physicians; Women's health services
Topics discussed - Other terms: Community health services; Temple, Ruth Janetta, 1892-1984
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020702-16143