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Asylum (Riverview Hospital Story Project: Part One)
Lisa G. Nielsen (Director)Heidi Currie (Film producer)Norma McMurdo (Interviewee)
An interview with nurse Norma McMurdo, who reflects on her time working at Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, B.C. from 1949 to 1951. Includes compassionate memories of lesbian patients who were not mentally ill. Part One of the Riverview Hospital Project.
Lisa G. Nielsen
New Westminster, British Columbia
Director, camera, editor, Lisa G. Nielsen. Co-producer and interviewer, Heidi Currie. Interviewee and voice of Norma McMurdo.
sound, colour with black and white sequences, archival photographs
Essondale Asylum (Coquitlam, B.C.)Riverview Hospital (Coquitlam, B.C.)Psychiatric nurses--British Columbia--InterviewsPsychiatric hospitals--British Columbia--Coquitlam--HistoryMental health facitilities--British Columbia--Coquitlam--HistoryRiverview Hospital Story Project
Coquitlam, British Columbia
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