Interview with Robert Montague, April 27, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Robert Montague's grandmother, Anne Wilson, was a first cousin of Mary Breckinridge and assisted her in establishing the FNS in Leslie County, Kentucky. Montague himself first went to Wendover in the late 1950s and was a speaker at the second Mary Breckinridge Day. His wife is a member of the Washington, D.C. Committee, and his aunt and his grandmother gave a room in the new hospital in memory of his grandmother Wilson. Montague was active in the Washington area March of Dimes and was interested in the FNS in conjunction with his health charity work. He comments upon the political implications of the FNS as a cause, and upon Mary Breckinridge as administrator.

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1979oh195_fns094

Interviewee Name

Robert Montague

Interviewer Name

Carol Crowe-Carraco

Interview Date

1979-04-27

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Montague, Robert Interview by Carol Crowe-Carraco. 27 Apr. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Montague, R. (1979, April 27). Interview by C. Crowe-Carraco. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Montague, Robert, interview by Carol Crowe-Carraco. April 27, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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