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Interview with Glenda Davis, May 17, 1978

Part of Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Glenda Davis, May 17, 1978
Creator:
Carol Crowe-Carraco; interviewer. Glenda Davis; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1978
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Glenda Davis was born in 1919 in Clay County, where no professional medical assistance was available. As a child, she became acquainted with the Clara Ford Center in her district; as a young adult, Davis served on a local FNS committee. At one point a new water source was needed for the hospital, and the services of a local "water witch" were successfully employed. Six out of nine children in her family attended college, and Davis taught a one-room school in Clay County after she graduated. She talks about her Cincinnati cousins coming home to the farm to work during the Depression. Davis describes FNS activities and gives her recollections of Mary Breckinridge as well as other FNS personnel.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Frontier Nursing Service, Inc., Rural health services
Type:
sound
Source:
Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt79w08wb02z/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.