Florida Public Health Oral History Project

Interviewee

Eldert Hartwig

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Interviewer

Prather, E. Charlton

Publisher

University of South Florida Libraries

Date

1999-08-07

Publication Date

11-4-2014

Abstract

Interview with Dr. Eldert C. Hartwig Jr., who was the director of the Florida state laboratory system. His career with the state public health system spanned over forty years. Hartwig began his academic career at the University of South Florida and continued on until leaving for the University of Pittsburgh for a doctorate degree. His early work and research assignments were particularly focused on radioisotopes and tuberculosis bacteriology. Dr. Hartwig shares his experiences as director of the Tampa branch laboratory and its shift to Jacksonville, the construction of the Pensacola laboratory, and the advances in technology and science he has witnessed in his lifetime.

Keywords

Oral history, Public health -- Florida -- History, Public health personnel -- Florida – Interviews, Radioisotopes, Tuberculosis

Description

1 sound file (96 min.) : digital, MP3 file

Subject: topical

Public health -- Florida -- History; Public health personnel -- Florida – Interviews; Radioisotopes; Tuberculosis

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral histories, Online audio

Format

Audio

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Florida Public Health Oral History Project

Identifier

C53-00015

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