In 1925, after her two children died, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to bring nurse-midwives to an area with no doctors. Born in 1881 into a prominent family, she's pictured here in the 1950s. She died in 1965 at her home near Hyden.
In 1925, after her two children died, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to bring nurse-midwives to an area with no doctors. Born in 1881 into a prominent family, she's pictured here in the 1950s. She died in 1965 at her home near Hyden.
In 1925, after her two children died, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service to bring nurse-midwives to an area with no doctors. Born in 1881 into a prominent family, she's pictured here in the 1950s. She died in 1965 at her home near Hyden.

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