Interview with Ninnie Shepherd, April 5, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ninnie Shepherd was born on Poll's Creek in 1907. After completing the sixth grade, she worked on the family farm and traveled to Hazard with her father to peddle various farm products. Shepherd discusses stock driving, the 1918 flu epidemic, "granny women" and "herb doctors," and the coming of electricity in the 1940s. She also comments upon the work of the FNS and its contributions to the local area.

Interview Accession

1979oh210_fns109

Interviewee Name

Ninnie Shepherd

Interviewer Name

Sadie W. Stidham

Interview Date

1979-04-05

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Shepherd, Ninnie Interview by Sadie W. Stidham. 05 Apr. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shepherd, N. (1979, April 05). Interview by S. W. Stidham. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shepherd, Ninnie, interview by Sadie W. Stidham. April 05, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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