Interview with James Young, January 27, 1980

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

James Young was born on Wooton's Creek in Leslie County in 1907. After attending Wooton School through the ninth grade, he began his life work as a coal miner. Young discusses his childhood and young adulthood in the community of Wooton and talks about its country stores, churches, and social activities. He comments upon changes in his lifetime, including the first car he encountered, the first telephone, the first radio, and the development of roads. While Young recalls the establishment of the FNS, he never had any direct contact with FNS personnel.

Interview Accession

1982oh025_fns168

Interviewee Name

James Young

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1980-01-27

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Young, James Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 27 Jan. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Young, J. (1980, January 27). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Young, James, interview by Sadie W. Stidham. January 27, 1980, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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