Interview with Beatrice Williams, January 26, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Beatrice Williams was a member of the American Committee for Devastated France (CARD), established in 1917, and she comments upon the center run by Mary Breckinridge at Vic-sur-Aisne. Williams was a driver for Breckinridge in the local area while waiting for her agricultural assignment to come through. As a specialist in poultry, she had been sent to help re-establish farming enterprises in the area. Williams recalls Mary Breckinridge personally and indicates that Breckinridge was greatly assisted by Anne Morgan, founder of the CARD program, in establishing the FNS in Eastern Kentucky.

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1979oh148_fns055

Interviewee Name

Beatrice Williams

Interviewer Name

Anne Campbell Ritchie

Interview Date

1979-01-26

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Williams, Beatrice Interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. 26 Jan. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Williams, B. (1979, January 26). Interview by A. C. Ritchie. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Williams, Beatrice, interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. January 26, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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