Ruth Ann Cornell
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Dr. Brake has practiced medicine for thirty years in Clarksburg, West Virginia. In 1973, he continued to reside in Clarksburg and was active as Director of the Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department. This interview includes family history and childhood recollections, but is concerned primarily with Dr. Brake's medical practice. Besides relating personal experiences, Dr. Brake discusses his medical training, the scarcity of doctors in Harrison County, diseases such as diptheria and typhoid, and the changes he has observed in medicine.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-105.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-105, Huntington, WV.