Interview with Emily E. Saugman, March 9, 1979
Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project
Interview SummaryEmily Saugman first met Mary Breckinridge while a student at Crescent College in Eureka Springs, Arkansas; during that time Breckinridge married Richard Thompson, president of the college. Saugman was subsequently in Breckinridge's French class and tells of Breckinridge's imaginative approach to teaching the language. The informant comments upon Breckinridge as a public speaker and also mentions idiosyncrasies in regard to hairstyle and hats. Some information is given concerning Richard Thompson, whom Saugman encountered in later years. She also recalls the names of a number of FNS couriers. Saugman indicates that she took the picture of Mary Breckinridge and her son that hangs in the lobby of Mary Breckinridge Hospital in Hyden.
Interview KeywordClifford Breckenridge Thompson (Breckie) College facilities. College presidents College presidents' spouses College students--Social conditions College teachers. Crescent College and Conservatory for Young Women Divorce. Eureka Springs (Ark.) French class Hyden (Ky.) Religion Richard Thompson Thompson, Richard Universities and colleges--Faculty.
Interview LC SubjectBreckinridge family Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965 Children Families. Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.
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Saugman, Emily E. Interview by Dale Deaton. 09 Mar. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Saugman, E.E. (1979, March 09). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Saugman, Emily E., interview by Dale Deaton. March 09, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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