Mary Jeanne Baron oral history interview
mid 20th century
April 1 2005
Mary Jeanne Baron lived in Brigham City during WWII and worked at Bushnell General Hospital in the dental clinic as an assistant to one of the seven dentists there. They treated patients at the hospital, staff and even German and Italian prisoners of war. She also worked part-time for the Architect Engineer at the facility, where her father was employed. Discussion includes the effect of the war and the military hospital on local citizens. She mentioned the people who allowed workers and patients' families to stay in extra rooms in their homes, and the impact on the community when local boys went to war. She included comments about Intermountain Indian School which used the facility after the hospital closed.