Interview with Kenneth McCoy, July 1, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

McCoy describes his childhood home and the surrounding farm in detail. He discusses the smokehouse and cellar at his childhood home and how his family would use each of them to store and preserve food. McCoy then describes the farming methods he uses on his tobacco farm, as well as in his garden. McCoy goes on to describe the house he was born in, the community he grew up in, how farming has changed since he was young, as well as how he feels about foreign and corporate competition in agriculture.

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1992oh226_ff250

Interviewee Name

Kenneth McCoy

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1992-07-01

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McCoy, Kenneth Interview by David Rotenizer. 01 Jul. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

McCoy, K. (1992, July 01). Interview by D. Rotenizer. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

McCoy, Kenneth, interview by David Rotenizer. July 01, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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