Interview with Billy F. "Bill" Best, July 23, 2014

Project: Appalachia: Appalachian Studies Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Bill Best, now an heirloom seed collector, preservationist, and seller discusses his early years at Berea College and his experiences with the emergence of the Appalachian Studies movement. He highlights his rule as a critic of both the New Left and The Right during the formative years of Appalachian Studies.

Interview Accession

2014oh135_app610

Interviewee Name

Billy F. "Bill" Best

Interviewer Name

Catherine Herdman

Interview Date

2014-07-23

Interview LC Subject

Appalachian Region

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Best, Billy F. Interview by Catherine Herdman. 23 Jul. 2014. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Best, B.F. (2014, July 23). Interview by C. Herdman. Appalachia: Appalachian Studies Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Best, Billy F., interview by Catherine Herdman. July 23, 2014, Appalachia: Appalachian Studies Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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