Interview with Annie Witt, April 1, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Annie Witt was born in Perry County in 1914 and moved to Leslie County while still a child. She remembers various social activities and playing records on "talking machines." Witt discusses the number of deaths caused by the 1918 flu epidemic and also comments upon the custom of "graveyard meetings." Her first child was delivered by a "granny woman" and the second at the FNS hospital in Hyden.

Interview Accession

1979oh205_fns104

Interviewee Name

Annie Witt

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-04-01

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Witt, Annie Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 01 Apr. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Witt, A. (1979, April 01). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Witt, Annie, interview by Sadie W. Stidham. April 01, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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