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    • Oral History Interview with Jim McPherson

    • Mr. McPherson is the ASCS District Director in the far western part of Kentucky and deals with three major types of tobacco grown in the state. This interview deals with the role of tobacco in the region and discussion of the types of tobacco.
    • 05/18/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 15 November 1982

    • Edward Fretwell Prichard, Jr. recalls his experiences as a student at Princeton University and Harvard Law School. During the Princeton segment, Prichard discusses his life at Princeton, remembering such topics as his professors and classmates,...
    • 1982-11-15
    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 2003OH01
    • Oral History Interview with Charles W. Meadows

    • In Kentucky, Southern States Cooperative is one of the largest groups of farm supply stores. This interview covers the products, services, and customers of a Southern States store. Mr. Meadows has managed three different stores and has worked as a...
    • 05/15/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with William G. Washington

    • The Community Memories Oral History Project explores African American life in Frankfort and Franklin County and was conducted in conjunction with the earlier photographic project collecting family photographs of the members of this community. The...
    • 09-02-1996
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    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 08 November 1982

    • Edward Fretwell Prichard, Jr. discusses his childhood and upbringing. He concentrates on his memories and impressions of family and school friends, his education and teachers from first grade through high school, extracurricular activities such as...
    • 1982-11-08
    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 2003OH01
    • Tommy McMullin Oral History Interview

    • Tommy McMullin discusses the history of his family farm in Madison County. Topics include when his father started farming, changes in crops, tobacco farming, raising beef cattle, hogs, government farm assistance, county tax assessment, the Tobacco...
    • 1983-08-02
    • Family Farm Oral History Project, 1983OH02;
    • Oral History Interview with Claude Brewer, Jr.

    • Mr. Brewer has been in the farm implement business for over forty years. This interview deals with the equipment that the tobacco farmer uses, how important the tobacco farmer has been to the equipment business, and how the farm downturn has...
    • 02/23/1988
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Frank B. Snodgrass

    • Mr. Snodgrass was long time Vice-President and Managing Director of the Burley Leaf Tobacco Export Association. This interview deals with lobbying in Congress and the development and status of overseas markets for tobacco.
    • 07/09/1985
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Millie Carter Combs

    • The Community Memories Oral History Project explores African American life in Frankfort and Franklin County and was conducted in conjunction with the earlier photographic project collecting family photographs of the members of this community. The...
    • 08-16-1995
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    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 24 November 1982

    • Edward Fretwell Prichard, Jr. remembers Philip Graham, John Y. Brown, Sr., J. C. W. Beckham, Alben Barkley and A. B. "Happy" Chandler. Prichard also recalls the Judiciary Reorganization Bill of 1937, also known as the "court packing plan," and the...
    • 1982-11-24
    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 2003OH01
    • Oral History Interview with Mary Helen Berry

    • Between 1955 and 1972 Frankfort's "Bottom" or "Craw" community, an integrated working-class neighborhood, was systematically destroyed by the urban renewal process in the capital city. In a series of interviews former residents describe their...
    • 1991-07-02
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    • Oral History Interview with Henrietta Gill

    • Between 1955 and 1972 Frankfort's "Bottom" or "Craw" community, an integrated working-class neighborhood, was systematically destroyed by the urban renewal process in the capital city. In a series of interviews former residents describe their...
    • 1991-05-08
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    • Oral History Interview with M. David Dotson

    • Mr. Dotson is an oldtime dark-fire burley tobacco grower living in Logan County, Kentucky and the interview dealt with dark-fired tobacco.
    • 10/04/1985
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with William A. Wilson

    • This interview concerns the tobacco seed business including varieties, hybrids, growing the seed, packaging, marketing, and price. The work of the University of Kentucky in certifying seed is an important part of this interview.
    • 09/22/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Margaret Berry

    • Between 1955 and 1972 Frankfort's "Bottom" or "Craw" community, an integrated working-class neighborhood, was systematically destroyed by the urban renewal process in the capital city. In a series of interviews former residents describe their...
    • 1991-08-07
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    • Oral History Interview with Clinton Ray Bramel, Jr.

    • Clinton Bramel talks about being a tobacco buyer for the Parker Tobacco Company. Topics include the training he received, working as a relief buyer, relationships between buyers, relationships between buyers and auctioneers, the tobacco market,...
    • 1983-07-30
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, 1983OH03;
    • Oral History Interview with Rosemary "Jackie" Hamilton

    • Mrs. Hamilton speaks of her life and work as a farm wife. Topics include share cropping, raising tobacco, children helping farm, the increase in farming with chemicals, beliefs about planting or cutting tobacco, amber days (Farmers Almanac), how...
    • 1983-07-26
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, 1983OH03;
    • Oral History Interview with Harry Goebel McCoy

    • Between 1955 and 1972 Frankfort's "Bottom" or "Craw" community, an integrated working-class neighborhood, was systematically destroyed by the urban renewal process in the capital city. In a series of interviews former residents describe their...
    • 1991-07-24
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    • Oral History Interview with Philip Barry Sims

    • Discusses the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) in Harrison County and the work of the ASCS offices in relation to tobacco.
    • 09/20/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with John Sykes

    • The Community Memories Oral History Project explores African American life in Frankfort and Franklin County and was conducted in conjunction with the earlier photographic project collecting family photographs of the members of this community. The...
    • 06-13-2002
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