Browse Interviews (12 total)

Herb Andrews discusses growing up as one of the few African American farmers in Clinton County. Andrews comments extensively on the farm he inherited from his father, tenant farming, and the major changes in farming practices that he has witnessed since his youth.

Willie Ryan discusses farmlife and his farming experiences. The interview includes an extended comparison of farming between the 1920s and 1980s, as well as discussions about the crops he's grown, differences in cattle breeds, Wolf Creek Dam, and the farm lands that Lake Cumberland covered when it was flooded.

Elbert Arvin discusses his farming experiences, as well as his role as an Estill County country store, saw mill and slaughterhouse owner. Arvin comments extensively on the acreage he owns, the work that goes into maintaining his farms and livestock, Kentucky politics, and his Great Depression memories.
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