Interview with Opha Shell, August 26, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Opha Shell recalls the FNS nurses having delivered two of her brothers and sisters at home. The last child was delivered at the hospital for a fee of seven dollars. Shell remembers her mother's extended stay at the FNS hospital for a heart ailment and that the cost of that care was one dollar per day.

Interview Accession

1982oh146_fns188

Interviewee Name

Opha Shell

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-08-26

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Shell, Opha Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 26 Aug. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shell, O. (1979, August 26). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shell, Opha, interview by Sadie W. Stidham. August 26, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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