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    • Oral History Interview with James Calhoun

    • 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...
    • 1991-07-16
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    • Oral History Interview with William M. Stewart

    • Stewart discusses the farm radio program, "True to the Farm," hosted by Mr. Stewart and how information is obtained by farmers in the area. Other topics were the weather's effect on tobacco, the importance of tobacco to this area, and the future...
    • 09/20/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Lawrence C. Newman

    • Mr. Newman is the Director of the grading service for the entire eight state burley belt, and this interview deals with the grading service.
    • 05/21/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Willie Ryan Oral History Interview

    • Willie Ryan gives a brief history of the Ryan Family farm. Topics include his grandfather raising a large orchard, making apple brandy, when his father purchased the farm, the number of acres and price, tillable acreage, timber, crops, increase in...
    • 1983-07-03
    • Family Farm Oral History Project, 1983OH02;
    • Oral History Interview with James D. Wells

    • James D. Wells discusses his work as an agriculture agent in Kentucky and Ohio. Topics include his education, working on a research farm, changes in types of tobacco grown, allotment sizes, research in tobacco plant varieties, tobacco plant...
    • 1983-09-16
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, 1983OH03;
    • Oral History Interview with Clara Hogan

    • 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...
    • 05-02-1996
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    • Oral History Interview with Gilbert M. Darnell

    • Mr. Darnell is a retired buyer for the Parker Tobacco Company (Maysville, KY). He discusses many aspects of the business after the tobacco has left the farm.
    • 06/18/1985
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Thomas Coleman Florence

    • The Cynthiana tobacco market is always a very strong one in Kentucky and this interview explores warehousing, farming, etc. from this part of the state. One controversy brought up in this tape was a concern of soil conservation regulations being...
    • 12/18/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with J.M. Finch, Jr.

    • This interview explores how tobacco and the life of one of Maysville's leading citizens were tied together. Mr. Finch built a tobacco warehouse and started a radio station whose call letters stand for World's Finest Tobacco Market (WFTM).
    • 05/12/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview Robert "Bob" Fielding Cage

    • The role and duties of the tobacco auctioneer are discussed by the world's top auctioneer, a title Mr. Cage won twice in the accepted contest in Virginia.
    • 02/06/1986
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with William K. Hendrick

    • Mr. Hendrick has been the farm extension agent in Henderson County for 35 years. This interview has basically two directions: how Henderson County was a center of the tobacco trade at one time and about the farming of Green River tobacco.
    • 02/06/1988
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Charles E. Fowlkes

    • In this interview, Mr. Fowlkes details the life and business of the tobacco auctioneer. For a brief time, he gives an example of the highly individualized tobacco "chant." Of particular note is a discussion of the auctioneer's role in relation to...
    • 01/11/1984
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Russell Wilson

    • Mr. Wilson, a tobacco farmer in Brown County, Ohio, remembers the type of tobacco his father raised, saving seed for next years crop until hybrid seeds became more available, changes in the methods of raising tobacco, tobacco plants are much larger...
    • 09/12/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • 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
    • Oral History Interview with R.T. Brooks

    • 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...
    • 1991-03-25
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    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 26 October 1983

    • One of the state's most influential leaders in politics and education, Edward F. Prichard, Jr. and his associates discuss Prichard family history and politics, Bourbon County life in the 1920s, Prichard's early interest in the law, the Ku Klux Klan...
    • 26-10-1983
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    • Oral History Interview with Joe Beauchamp

    • 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...
    • 1991-07-17
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    • 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 Henry Kemp

    • 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...
    • 09-01-1996
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