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Harold Berg grew up in Brooklyn, New York, where he attended elementary and secondary school. His parents had come to the US from Russia. Berg's father attended trade school and worked as a plumber in New York. Harold came to Louisville to attend the University of Louisville for his pre-medical and medical education. Berg received his MD and completed his internship before being drafted in the US Army during World War II. He served in the Pacific Theater as a surgeon and after the war returned to the US to complete his residency in surgery. Since 1951 he has practiced in Louisville. Berg is also known for his work in mosaics, examples of which were on display at the Jewish Community Center and the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville at the time of the interview.
Drye discusses his personal history, including his school days at the University of Louisville and his service as a physician in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Dr. Goldberg recalls his father, a Louisville tailor who immigrated to the United States from Russia in the late nineteenth century; his schooling at Louisville Male High School and the University of Louisville; and his career as an orthopedic surgeon.
Dr. Hall discusses his early life, schooling, and various experiences; Graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School in the early life 1920's and practiced medicine in Paintsville, Kentucky.
Dr. Keeney discusses his childhood; his education at the College of William and Mary (B.S. 1941) and the University of Louisville (M.D. 1944); his internship at Louisville General Hospital (1944-1945); military service; private medical practice in Louisvi
A monologue on Dr. Walls' life. A partial summary is available in the interview folder (1984-60).
Dr. Walls discusses practicing medicine in the Black community in Louisville from 1918 until his retirement. He recounts his work with the Falls City Medical Society, Red Cross Hospital, and the integration of the Jefferson County Medical Society in 1953. (Note: Red Cross Hospital changed its name to "Community Hospital" in 1972.)
The life histories of the narrators as heard on Gospel and Soul, a radio show, in 1971. (See 1984-60 for relative tapes) (side 1 has a child singing)