Interview with Sue Grandin, Patsy Perrin Lawrence, January 26, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Patsy Lawrence was a courier with the FNS in the 1950s, and her daughter became a courier and a nurse. Lawrence has been courier chairman in the Boston area and chairman of the Boston Committee. She talks about changes in the life of a courier in recent times and also discusses the modern FNS as a learning laboratory for persons from all over the world. Sue Grandin's mother and Mary Breckinridge were first cousins. She recalls "Cousin Mary" coming to visit and also her mother's eighty-mile ride on horseback with Breckinridge to see the FNS area. Grandin comments at length upon Breckinridge's motivation, methods, and experiences in establishing the FNS. Lawrence talks about changes in the concept of FNS services since the advent of government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. Grandin also discusses the Boston Preview fund raiser.

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1979oh147_fns054

Interviewee Name

Sue Grandin

Patsy Perrin Lawrence

Interviewer Name

Anne Campbell Ritchie

Interview Date

1979-01-26

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

Grandin, S. (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.

Grandin, Sue, 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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