Carolyn Davidson Hicks

"My Family, A Journey Through Time"

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September 8th, 2009


Interview with Betty Lester, March 3, 1978

Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History University of Kentucky FRIED: It’s March 3rd, 1978 at the home of Miss Betty Lester in Hyden, Kentucky. The following is an interview with Miss Lester by a group of couriers, who are volunteers for the Frontier Nursing Service. Miss Lester came to FNS from Britain in …Continue reading →

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Interview with Georgia Ledford, August 17, 1978

Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History University of Kentucky Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project A/F006: 78OH151FNS11 University of Kentucky Ledford, Georgia; Interviewee — Dale Deaton; Interviewer — Anne Campbell; Interviewee — Carol Crowe-Carraco; Interviewer Members of Georgia Ledford’s family have served on the Clay County Committee of the FNS and have worked …Continue reading →

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Interview with Jailey Sizemore, July 26th, 1978

Sizemore, Jailey; Interviewee — Dale Deaton; Interviewer — Anne Campbell; Interviewee — Carol Crowe-Carraco; Interviewer Jailey Sizemore describes Hyden before World War I and talks about Court Day. Other activities she recalls include corn hoeings and dances, and she answers queries about quilting and making moonshine. Sizemore gives details of plowing and planting with a mule team, describes various processes …Continue reading →

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Looking for Photos, Newspaper Clippings, Documents

I am looking for any photos, newspaper clippings and documents pertaining to the Collins and Davidson families of Eastern Kentucky. Some names of interest are Henry Davidson, John Collins, John Davidson, John Gilbert Collins, Benjamin Davidson, Eli Collins, or anyone related to these people. Please contact me if you have information to contribute to my book, “Living Memories”. Deadline for …Continue reading →

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