Interview with Frank Bowling, July 31, 1978

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Frank Bowling tells of going to a three-room school about 1907. He discusses slavery as it once existed in the mountains and recalls his acquaintance with Civil War veterans. Besides describing the establishment of the Red Bird Center and the surveying of the land around Wendover, Bowling comments upon his acquaintance with Mary Breckinridge and cites examples of FNS care at the time of World War Two. He also gives his views concerning the effects of government relief programs and of the land boom in the mountains. Additional topics are logging, making moonshine, and planting by the phase of the moon.

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1978oh147_fns007

Interviewee Name

Frank Bowling

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1978-07-31

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Bowling, Frank Interview by Dale Deaton. 31 Jul. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bowling, F. (1978, July 31). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bowling, Frank, interview by Dale Deaton. July 31, 1978, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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