Interview with Willie Ryan


  • Identifier1983 OH 083
  • Date7/3/1983
  • InterviewerScott, Ginny
  • IntervieweeRyan, Willie
  • DescriptionWillie 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.
  • LocationAlbany, KY
  • Duration :38:57
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject was funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Willie Ryan,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed March 23, 2023,