Interview with Juder Stidham, Sadie W. Stidham, December 1, 1978

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sadie Stidham's father, Isaac Wells, served on the first Frontier Nursing Service committee and attended the organizational meeting in Frankfort. She describes the fee structure of FNS medical services and the types of treatment offered. At a later time, she became a member of the Beech Fork Committee, and she discusses Mary Breckinridge's work with that committee. Juder Stidham recalls particular incidents such as the time he helped carry a woman two miles to the hospital in Hyden. He also comments upon the effects of the Great Depression and the importance of the FNS during that period. Children of the Stidhams were born at the hospital in Hyden.

Interview Accession

1979oh085_fns041

Interviewee Name

Juder Stidham

Sadie W. Stidham

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1978-12-01

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Stidham, Juder Interview by Dale Deaton. 01 Dec. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stidham, J. (1978, December 01). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Stidham, Juder, interview by Dale Deaton. December 01, 1978, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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