Interview with Joe Cecil Twine

  • Identifier: 1993 OH 158
  • Date: 12/29/1992
  • Interviewer: Dunston, A.G.
  • Interviewee: Twine, Joe Cecil
  • Description: Mr. Joe Cecil Twine discusses his family history, ancestors that were born in slavery, and a book he wrote about his family titled "Trail of the Twines: 1820-1988." He describes life growing up in rural Madison County, KY, his life as a farmer, and growing tobacco. Mr. Twine comments on race relations in Madison County and religion.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:22:10
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  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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