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    • Oral History Interview with W. Ben Crain

    • Mr. Crain is a warehouseman and President of the Burley Warehouse Association. He knows a great deal about burley from a central Kentucky viewpoint.
    • 07/06/1987
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • 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 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 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
    • MSS 47, Carpenter Family Papers

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1780-2003
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • 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
    • MSS 149 Greathouse and Waring Family Papers

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1780-1898
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • MSS 126, Ryan Milk Company Collection

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1922-1977
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • 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
    • MSS 13 John B. Clark Papers

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1790-1864
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • Elbert Arvin Oral History Interview

    • Elbert Arvin gives the history of his farming operations. Topics include acreage purchased and prices, the attitude of the bank, tenant farmers, barns, tractors, other business ventures, crops raised, livestock feed, livestock, beef cattle, hogs,...
    • 1983-06-29
    • Family Farm Oral History Project, 1983OH02;
    • MSS 115 Kirchner Letterhead Collection

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1839-1969
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Francis Comer

    • Mr. Comer speaks of his years working for the American Tobacco Company redryer plant in Maysville, amount and type of tobacco handled, the effect of the 1937 flood on it, opening of tobacco sales warehouse, it is a percentage operation: warehouse...
    • 09/13/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Gwen Bailey Coyte

    • Ms. Coyte was one of the first and still very few women tobacco buyers. This interview deals with her duties, but also with being a woman in the tobacco business.
    • 01/07/1986
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with Paul Collins

    • Paul Collins was born in the 19th century in Mason County and his age carries with it the sights and sounds of a time gone by. This interview has several points that are significant. First, Mr. Collins recounts the adventures of the "Burley Night...
    • 11/29/1983
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Oral History Interview with John French

    • Mr. French is a black farmer with broad experience in agriculture, including time as a compliance officer for ASCS, and a loan officer for the Farmer's Home Administration.
    • 02/18/1988
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project
    • Estate of Andrew McRoberts slave sale document

    • Letter dated 10 March 1865 from John M. Roberts and William M. Higgins, executors of the Andrews M. Roberts estate, to the Lincoln County Court, regarding the sale of two slaves. On 2 January 1865, the slave Moses was sold to George M. Roberts. The...
    • 1865
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Estate of Andrew McRoberts slave sale document, SC 1051
    • Oral History Interview with S.A. Parker, Jr.

    • S.A. Parker, Jr. discusses the Parker Tobacco Company in Maysville, Kentucky. Topics include the history of the company, when he started working in the company, company operation, where tobacco is purchased and sold, how the tobacco market is...
    • 1983-08-01
    • Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, 1983OH03;

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