Interview with Claude Brewer, Jr., February 26, 1988

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Fleming County, Flemingsburg, farm implement business, how he got into the business, tobacco setters, improvement in equipment, farm implement companies, importance of repair business, changes in tractors over the years, cost of tobacco setters, cost of tractors, how tobacco farming has declined over the years and impact on his business, bankruptcies, competition changes over the years, buying used equipment, relationship among farm implement dealers, round balers, stripping machines, merger of national farm implement businesses

Interview Accession

1995oh190_ff520

Interviewee Name

Claude Brewer, Jr.

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1988-02-26

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Brewer, Claude, Jr. Interview by John Klee. 26 Feb. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brewer, C., Jr. (1988, February 26). Interview by J. Klee. Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Brewer, Claude, Jr., interview by John Klee. February 26, 1988, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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