Interview with James Carr, Jr.

  • Identifier1993 OH 140
  • Date4/8/1992
  • InterviewerDunston, A.G.
  • IntervieweeCarr, James, Jr.
  • DescriptionJames Carr, Jr. describes his life growing up in the rural areas of Madison County and the Richmond Community during his youth. Mr. Carr covers various topics in this interview and discusses his family background, education, the black communities in rural areas throughout Madison County, farming, tobacco, and land ownership. At the age of 18 Mr. Carr left Richmond High to join the military service, served in World War II, and spent time in Korea. After his service in the military he returned to Richmond and worked at Beatrice Foods for 28 years before his retirement.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration :54:03
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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