Interview with Elbert Arvin

  • Identifier: 1983 OH 082
  • Date: 6/29/1983
  • Interviewer: Scott, Ginny
  • Interviewee: Arvin, Elbert
  • Description: 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.
  • Location: Irvine, KY
  • Duration: 1:00:00
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: Project was funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Elbert Arvin,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 23, 2022,