Interview with James W. Little, June 5, 1991

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Foodways Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Lee County; Little family history; subsistence farming; Civil War marauders in Lee County; Civil War-era palmetto crops; oil companies; mountain culture; division of farm labor; educational background; St. Helens School; compulsory ROTC circa 1934-35; life as a professional soldier; the Great Depression; World War II experiences; "Fighting Tigers" unit; Korean War experiences; Vietnam War experiences; tree farming-- raising sheep; growing tobacco; government regulations; health issues; food preparation and preservation; Linus Pauling; commercial farming.

Interview Accession

1991oh123_ff001

Interviewee Name

James W. Little

Interviewer Name

Jennifer Mooney

Interview Date

1991-06-05

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Little, James W. Interview by Jennifer Mooney. 05 Jun. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Little, J.W. (1991, June 05). Interview by J. Mooney. Family Farms of Kentucky: Foodways Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Little, James W., interview by Jennifer Mooney. June 05, 1991, Family Farms of Kentucky: Foodways Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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