Agriculture

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100 interviews The Kentucky Oral History Commission, an agency of state government, was created in 1976 to promote and assist in the development of oral history programs throughout Kentucky that document and preserve the twentieth-century history of the state. Interviews in the commission's...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by recipients of...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by recipients of...

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Interviews the Kentucky Oral History Commission, an agency of state government, was created in 1976 to promote and assist in the development of oral history programs throughout Kentucky that document and preserve the twentieth-century history of the state. Interviews in the commission's...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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Reverend Fisher gives a history of the Fisher family and some genealogy: recalls livestock drives that he was on as a boy and his experiences on them: talks about the Dripping Springs Resort that his parents operated, describes the building, foods served and the women that were the cooks:...

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She comments on life, family and lifestyle: mentions use of broom sage tea as a home remedy: describes baptismal service: briefly speaks of working in a tobacco processing plant. Copyright: KOHC/KDLA

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Interviewee talks about Crab Orchard Salts, a mineral spring product; fox hunting; Crab Orchard Hotel and Resort; livestock drive; life history. Other topics include White's Concentrated Water, Crab Orchard doctors, hearses, National Fox Hunters Association, Sam Wooldridge crossing river,...

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Gilbert talks about raising and processing sorghum cane crop; preparing ground (soil), planting, making sorghum molasses.

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This oral history collection documents the establishment of the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund (KADF) and the impact it has had on Kentucky's agricultural industry with the loss of the tobacco program. The project has two focus areas, individuals who were instrumental in the...

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