Interview with Margaret Gage, October 16, 1978

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Margaret Gage first encountered Mary Breckinridge when Breckinridge gave a slide presentation on the FNS at Bennett College in the late 1920s. Gage toured the FNS area in 1940. Having been a close friend of Breckinridge, she comments at length upon Breckinridge's personal history, including her association with Sister Adeline and spiritualism. Later a member of the FNS Board of Trustees, Gage discusses the local people and the effectiveness of the FNS operation. She also mentions Breckinridge's last years at Wendover and the few days following her death.

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1979oh028_fns029

Interviewee Name

Margaret Gage

Interviewer Name

W.B. Rogers

Marion Beasley

Interview Date

1978-10-16

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Gage, Margaret Interview by W.B. Rogers. 16 Oct. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gage, M. (1978, October 16). Interview by W. Rogers. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gage, Margaret, interview by W.B. Rogers. October 16, 1978, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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