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The mother of blood banking : oral history transcript : Irwin Memorial Blood Bank and the American Association of Blood Banks, 1944-1994 / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/154 c; Phonotape 2978 C:1-33; BANC MSS 99/154 c
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Title:

The mother of blood banking : oral history transcript: Irwin Memorial Blood Bank and the American Association of Blood Banks, 1944-1994 / 1998

Creator/Contributor:

Hemphill, Bernice M., (Bernicce Monahan), 1915-1996, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

LaBerge, Germaine, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Carley, Betty, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kane, Arlene, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Shinagawa, Emiko, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Perkins, Herbert A.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family background, childhood and education in San Francisco; training as bioanalyst at the University of California, Berkeley; marriage to navy dentist Charles Hemphill; World War II, Hawaii, 1941-1943; executive director, Irwin Memorial Blood Bank, 1943-1982: personnel policies, evolution of techniques, recruitment of owners and volunteers; establishing California and National Blood Bank Clearinghouse systems; American Association of Blood Banks; Blood Research Foundation; American Women for International Understanding.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

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Irwin Memorial Blood Bank.
American Association of Blood Banks.
Blood banks -- California -- San Francisco
Blood banks -- Administration
Executives -- California -- Interviews

Note:

Bernice M. Hemphill ; with an introduction by Herbert A. Perkins. Interviews conducted by Germaine LaBerge in 1995 and 1996. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Also includes brief interviews with Betty Carley, Arlene Kane, and Emiko Shinagawa of the Irwin Memorial Blood Bank.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2978 C:1-33.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (vii, 485 p.) : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
33 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r7c
BANC MSS 99/154 c
Phonotape 2978 C:1-33
BANC MSS 99/154 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r7c