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00:00:00 - Introduction / medical problems

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Partial Transcript: If you don't mind, let me just kind of start out and ask you to tell me your name and where you were born.

Segment Synopsis: Glenda Davis is introduced. She talks about her family. She talks about an operation her husband underwent.

Keywords: Ailments; Army; Blood pressure; F.N.S.; FNS; Families; Farms; Ford Motor Company; Hospitals; Jobs; Medical help; Operations; Red Bird River (Ky.); Red Bird Valley (Ky.); Surgeries; Treatment; Tumors; Wars; Work; Working

Subjects: Clay County (Ky.); Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky; Rural health services

00:06:10 - First memories of the Frontier Nursing Service

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Partial Transcript: When was the first time that you heard about the FNS, as a girl or as a young--

Keywords: Checkups; Children; Clara Ford Center; Deliver babies; Delivery; Dental service; Dentistry clinics; Elementary schools; F.N.S.; FNS; Immunizations; Injections; Inoculations; Labor; Midwifery; Midwives; Nurses; Schools; Shots; Treatment; Vaccinations

Subjects: Childbirth; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky; Public health; Rural health services

00:11:17 - Christmas / Mary Breckinridge and committee meetings

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Partial Transcript: Can you tell me about Christmas at Clara Ford Center?

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses Christmastime in the area. She also talks about Mary Breckinridge including her appearance and demeanor. She talks more about the FNS committee she serves on.

Keywords: Appearance; Books; Children; Clinics; Committees; Communities; Get-togethers; Gifts; Meetings; Needs; Nurses; Parties; Presents; Problems; Social activities; Social events; Water witches

Subjects: Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965; Christmas--Appalachian Region; Mary Breckinridge

00:22:13 - Childbirth

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember back in the late '40s or even back in the '20s and '30s when you were a girl, was there a health service fee? Was there a yearly fee that you paid?

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses her experiences with childbirth.

Keywords: Charging; Clinics; Deliver babies; Delivery; F.N.S.; FNS; Health service fees; Home births; Home visits; Horseback; Hospitals; Injections; Inoculations; Labor; Midwifery fees; Money; Natural birth; Nurses; Pay; Roads; Shots; Telephones; Vaccinations

Subjects: Childbirth; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Medical care, Cost of; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky; Midwifery--Appalachian Region; Midwives--Appalachian Region; Nurses; Nursing

00:28:43 - Log rafts / education

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Partial Transcript: You and your husband became active in the committee when you came back here, you said--

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses her father's logging job. She talks about her education.

Keywords: College education; Committees; Elementary schools; Families; Farming; Farms; Horses; Learning; Lindsey Wilson Junior College; Logging; Logs; Oneida Institute; Rafts; Scholarships

Subjects: Education; Teachers; Teaching

00:35:26 - Great Depression / church / Christmas

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember the Depression?

Segment Synopsis: Davis talks about the Great Depression. She talks more about the Frontier Nursing Service and Christmas.

Keywords: Bible; Children; Christian; Christmas parties; Clara Ford Center; F.N.S.; FNS; Farms; Great Depression; Hard-shell Baptists; Holidays; Nativity scenes; Nurses; Schools; Teachers; Yard sales

Subjects: Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965; Christmas--Appalachian Region; Depressions--1929--Kentucky; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Mary Breckinridge

00:44:17 - Changes to the Frontier Nursing Service

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Partial Transcript: So your mother had two children then delivered by the FNS, a little boy and a little girl?

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses how the Frontier Nursing Service has changed over the years. She tells a story about childbirth.

Keywords: Changes; Deliver babies; Delivery; F.N.S.; FNS; Factories; Highways; Home visits; Hospitals; Nurses; Roads; Telephones

Subjects: Childbirth; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky; Rural health services

00:48:50 - Red Bird Committee

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Partial Transcript: Have you or your husband been president or chairman of the Red Bird Committee?

Segment Synopsis: Davis talks about her experience serving on the Red Bird Committee for the Frontier Nursing Service.

Keywords: Chairman; Committee members; Committees; F.N.S.; FNS; Red Bird Committee; Secretaries; Treasurers

Subjects: Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Wendover (Ky.)

00:54:41 - Problems facing the Frontier Nursing Service

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Partial Transcript: Do you think the problems that you have today are the same problems that the FNS had in the early period? Trouble with the roads, if--is--is there enough water, clinic hours.

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses problems facing the Frontier Nursing Service in the beginning and today.

Keywords: Changes; Committees; Communities; Doctors; F.N.S.; FNS; Financial problems; Horses; Hospitals; Medical cards; Money; Nurses; Prices

Subjects: Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Mary Breckinridge; Medical care, Cost of; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky; Medical centers --Finance

00:59:22 - Combining the Flat Creek and Red Bird Center

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Partial Transcript: Were the--were the people at Flat Creek upset about combining with you all?

Segment Synopsis: Davis talks about the merging of the Flat Creek and Red Bird centers of the Frontier Nursing Service.

Keywords: Changes; Committees; F.N.S.; FNS; Flat Creek Center; Medicare; Needs; Nurses; Organization; Red Bird Center; Roads; Services; Social security; Support

Subjects: Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.

01:06:01 - Frontier Nursing Service / Mary Breckinridge

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Partial Transcript: If you had to kind of sum up the FNS and what it's meant to you in just a few sentences, would that be hard to do?

Segment Synopsis: Davis talks more about the Frontier Nursing Service. She discusses Mary Breckinridge and the parade they had in her honor.

Keywords: Committee meetings; Community; F.N.S.; FNS; Fund raising; Mary Breckinridge Day; Money drives; Outposts; Parades

Subjects: Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Mary Breckinridge; Wendover (Ky.)

01:11:42 - More about changes to the Frontier Nursing Service

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember m--many changes in the Service when Miss Browne took over? Did it continue very much as it was previously or--

Segment Synopsis: Davis talks more about the changes to the Frontier Nursing Service over the years including discussion of several people who have run the organization.

Keywords: Changes; Christmas; Crisis; F.N.S.; FNS; Nurses:Leaders; Parties; Problems; Roads; Services; Weaknesses

Subjects: Breckinridge, Mary, 1881-1965; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.

01:16:47 - Future of the FNS / heart condition

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Partial Transcript: Is there anything that I haven't asked you that you need to tell me, or would like to tell me?

Segment Synopsis: Davis gives her opinion on the future of the Frontier Nursing Service. She talks about her heart problems and the treatment she received.

Keywords: Ailments; Checkups; Chest pains; Clinics; Doctors; F.N.S.; FNS; Future; Heart conditions; Heart problems; Hearts; Legislation; Legislative bills; Nurses; Outpost centers; Patients

Subjects: Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Medical care--Kentucky

01:21:16 - Nurses

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Partial Transcript: Ah--Do you remember any of the nurses up at Red Bird particularly?

Segment Synopsis: Davis discusses the nurses that worked for the Frontier Nursing Service. The interview is concluded.

Keywords: Animals; Cattle; Changes; Deliver babies; Delivery; F.N.S.; FNS; Families; Help; Helping; Home visits; Red Bird Center

Subjects: Childbirth; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Nurses; Nursing