Interview with Geraldine "Geri" Spurlin, September 10, 2018

Project: Women In White: Women Physicians Oral History Project

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Dr. Geri Spurlin was one of 14 women in a class of 58 students. The class had the largest number of women graduates of any class during the first ten years of the college. She grew up in a small town. Her mother was a housewife and her dad was a farmer. Spurlin was a first-generation college student at Eastern Kentucky University. She discusses growing up, her years in college and medical school, and her professional career. Dr. Spurlin specialized in obstetrics and gynecology during a time when few women pursued the specialty. Her private practice was in Richmond, Kentucky where she provided services for local women and college students.

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2018oh554_wp015

Interviewee Name

Geraldine "Geri" Spurlin

Interviewer Name

Karen Clancy

Interview Date

2018-09-10

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Spurlin, Geraldine Interview by Karen Clancy. 10 Sep. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Spurlin, G. (2018, September 10). Interview by K. Clancy. Women In White: Women Physicians Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Spurlin, Geraldine, interview by Karen Clancy. September 10, 2018, Women In White: Women Physicians Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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