Interview with Phyllis Abbott


  • Identifier2022oh058
  • Date3/10/22
  • InterviewerStiffler, Margaret
  • IntervieweeAbbott, Phyllis
  • DescriptionPhyliss Abbott is a lifelong supporter of the Veteran community who runs one of the few women only veterans support organizations. In her interview Abbott discusses the path she took to get to where she is today and the support she offers women veterans. Interview topics also include discussions over the issues that women veterans face when compared to male veterans, the reconstruction of an elementary school into women veteran housing, and the specifics of community support and understanding. She also shares her thoughts on how society and the community can better support and help women veterans overcome challenges and celebrate triumphs. #womenveterans #housing #support #isolation #housing #mentalhealth #selfesteem #blindnesstowardswomenveterans
  • Duration :44:27
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Phyllis Abbott,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 2, 2022,