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University of Houston. Mettlach, Frank - Mettlach, audio 1 of 5. May 11, 2016. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/2470/show/2464.

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University of Houston. (May 11, 2016). Mettlach, Frank - Mettlach, audio 1 of 5. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/2470/show/2464

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Title Mettlach, Frank
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (Local)
  • De Paz, Paulina, interviewer
Date May 11, 2016
Description Ethnographic summary: As a part of a series of EMS Oral Histories, Frank Mettlach discusses basic biographical information and a brief description of his life before becoming a paramedic, taking classes and on the job training at various fire stations. Throughout the interview, Frank compares EMS training and methods from the early years to now, and elaborates on contributions of Medical Directors Dr. Pepe and Dr. Persse to the field. Frank’s personal stories and thoughts make up the bulk of the interview and provide insight to the daily experiences of paramedics in Houston. Towards the end Frank talks about the importance of mental health maintenance for EMTs and the emotional strain of the job.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Emergency medical services
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Mettlach, Frank
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, HHA 01107
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted: This item is protected by copyright. Copyright to this resource is held by the creator or current rights holder; however, you are free to use this item for educational purposes without obtaining permission from the rights holder(s). For other uses, permission from the rights-holder(s) is required.
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Title Mettlach, audio 1 of 5
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  • audio/mp3
File Name hhaoh_201703_065_001.mp3
Access File Run Time 00:06:27