Interview with Joe Cecil Twine

  • Identifier1993 OH 158
  • Date12/29/1992
  • InterviewerDunston, A.G.
  • IntervieweeTwine, Joe Cecil
  • DescriptionMr. 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.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration 1:22:10
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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