Interview with Susan M. Putnam, Mardi B. Perry, January 25, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Susan Putnam heard Mary Breckinridge lecture in Boston and went to the FNS in 1931 as a courier. She describes the duties of couriers at that time and also some particular outings she recalls from her experience in Leslie County. Perry talks about New England committee work and the Christmas Preview fund raiser. She eventually became a member of the FNS Board of Trustees and also donated the funds for a cottage named for her at Wendover [Mardi Cottage].

Interview Accession

1979oh146_fns053

Interviewee Name

Susan M. Putnam

Mardi B. Perry

Interviewer Name

Anne Campbell Ritchie

Interview Date

1979-01-25

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Putnam, Susan M. Interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. 25 Jan. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Putnam, S.M. (1979, January 25). Interview by A. C. Ritchie. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Putnam, Susan M., interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. January 25, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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