Kloempken, Eva

Kloempken.JPG Eva Kloempken graduated from the University of Minnesota’s School of Nursing in 1929. She spent her career as a nurse at Northern Pacific Beneficial Association Hospital in St. Paul.

Interview Abstract
Eva Kloempken discusses some of her experiences as a student at the UMN, including descriptions of some of the faculty and her anatomy class. She describes some of her experiences as a nurse, including relations between nurses and doctors, living in dorms at the Northern Pacific Beneficial Association Hospital, some technologies she used, and nursing uniforms. She also discusses why she became a nurse and the changes in nursing that took place during her career.

Biographical Sketch
Eva Kloempken was born in 1908. She attended the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota and graduated in 1929. After graduating, she worked as a nurse until her retirement at Northern Pacific Beneficial Association Hospital in St. Paul.

Interview Transcript
EKloempken.pdf

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