Interview with Mallie Witt, Bob Witt, April 4, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Mallie Witt was born in 1911 in Polls Creek (Ky.). She talks about the residents of Polls Creek and their jobs. She also notes her own work experience in Hyden (Ky.). She reflects on the struggles of the Great Depression and World War II and what healthcare was like in the area before the FNS.

At 19:28, Bob Witt's interview begins, and he tells of his time working for an illegal moonshine operation and in the dangerous coal mines. He notes the struggles of the Great Depression, and his draft deferment during World War II. He ends with discussing how his family cured pork and made soap from the grease.

Interview Accession

1979oh211_fns110

Interviewee Name

Mallie Witt

Bob Witt

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-04-04

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Witt, Mallie Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 04 Apr. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Witt, M. (1979, April 04). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Witt, Mallie, interview by Sadie W. Stidham. April 04, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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