Interview with Rachel Bowling, Ott Bowling, May 31, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Rachel Bowling married Ott Bowling in 1925, and they raised ten children. They have lived in Leslie County almost all their lives. Rachel Bowling discusses her life as a homemaker and the details of washing, cooking, and caring for livestock. She tells how to spin wool and indicates that her children's clothes were ordered from the Montgomery Ward catalog twice a year. Ott Bowling discusses the pride they took in their home and family. The Bowlings also talk about the medical needs of a large family and comment upon their association with the FNS nurse-midwives.

Interview Accession

1979oh217_fns116

Interviewee Name

Ott Bowling

Rachel Bowling

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1979-05-31

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Bowling, Ott Interview by Dale Deaton. 31 May. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bowling, O. (1979, May 31). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bowling, Ott, interview by Dale Deaton. May 31, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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