Interview with Barbara B. Webster, March 5, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Barbara Webster recalls her experience as an FNS courier just prior to World War Two. She details her responsibilities with the horses and also her association with Mary Breckinridge. Webster tells of serving as a nurse's aide during an outbreak of measles and pneumonia. Additional duties included serving as an assistant hostess for visitors and helping to write appeals for funds. During the interview she refers to daily notes made at Wendover during her stay. She comments at length upon the role of the FNS in the daily lives of the local people.

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1979oh164_fns065

Interviewee Name

Barbara B. Webster

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1979-03-05

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Webster, Barbara B. Interview by Dale Deaton. 05 Mar. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Webster, B.B. (1979, March 05). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Webster, Barbara B., interview by Dale Deaton. March 05, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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