Item 20.11-07 - Rose Yorsh

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Rose Yorsh

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CA JMABC A.1971.001-20.11-07

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  • March-May 2011 (Creation)

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Born digital audio (0:55)

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Oral history interview with Rose Yorsh, interviewed by Judy Lam Maxwell and Jennifer Yuhasz. Rose was born in Sorochintsy, Ukraine (former USSR). Her parents fled shortly after that in 1923 and settled in Alberta for some years before moving on to Winnipeg. She also speaks about the responsibility and hardships she experienced in her adolescence after her mother passed away in 1935. She also talks about her career in the medical field and studying at Johns Hopkins. Rose then explains how she came to meet and marry her husband in Vancouver. She had also secured a position training nurses at St. Paul’s Hospital. Finally, she discusses her time running her husband’s office, as well as the life of family and their successes.

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Interview has a summary and is transcribed. (Transcribed by Gillian Levy).

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Interviewers: Judy Lam Maxwell on March 28 and Jennifer Yuhasz on May 1

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Interview Place: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Birthplace: W. Sorochintsy, Ukraine (former USSR)

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Birthday: 1960

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