Interview with Dan Young, August 28, 1978

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dan Young was born in 1897 and worked in the coal mines in the vicinity of Hazard beginning in 1916. He discusses mining operations and attempts at unionization. Young's grandfather sold his mineral rights for five dollars an acre. Young describes his work as a stonemason and discusses log cabin building in detail. Additional topics are chair-making and the logging industry. Young tells of his acquaintance with Mary Breckinridge and praises the FNS nurses, who often visited his home. All of Young's thirteen children, however, were delivered by a local doctor or a local midwife.

Interview Accession

1978oh155_fns015

Interviewee Name

Dan Young

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1978-08-28

Interview Partial Date

August 29, 1978

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Young, Dan Interview by Dale Deaton. 28 Aug. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Young, D. (1978, August 28). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Young, Dan, interview by Dale Deaton. August 28, 1978, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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