SEGMENT: FAMILY, COLLEGE EDUCATION, & NON-FARM WORK
Eileen Cunningham>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 7
- Talks about her marriage to Joe Cunningham, who was married to her sister and she died in 1949 due to Pancreatic cancer and had three little children. The married in 1951 and had four more kids.
- COLLEGE EDUCATION
- After high school she attended Shurtleff College in Alton for music. Later became a nurse as part of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps out east. Started nursing school in 1943 and graduated in 1946.
- NON-FARM WORK
- Worked for the Western Cartridge Company out in New York City.
- Had an 80 acre farm that had corn, soybeans and a hayfield. Livestock included hogs and cattle.