Interview with John D. Muncy, May 15, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

John Muncy taught school in one-room schoolhouses for eighteen years and served as local tax commissioner for twenty-one years. He discusses life in Leslie County, including logging, coal mining, and politics. Muncy also offers extensive commentary concerning the impact of modern life upon Appalachia. He believes that the FNS has done commendable work; however, he recalls that at first the local women thought FNS uniforms very strange apparel, as they themselves did not customarily wear "britches."

Interview Accession

1979oh213_fns112

Interviewee Name

John D. Muncy

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-05-15

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Muncy, John D. Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 15 May. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Muncy, J.D. (1979, May 15). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Muncy, John D., interview by Sadie W. Stidham. May 15, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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