Interview with Mary G. Dunn, January 8, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project

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Mary G. Dunn was born and raised in Virginia and attended college at West Virginia State, majoring in education. She moved to Kentucky because her husband, whose family were farmers, was from Lancaster. She describes the farm that she and her husband Arthur had there. It initially included a dairy operation, but then changed to beef production. They also raised tobacco. She discusses the inheritance of farmland within the context of their family and states that her father in law was also a farmer who started his career as a sharecropper. Dunn also talks about the county organizations that she is active in and her leadership roles in them.

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1992oh008_ff193

Interviewee Name

Mary G. Dunn

Interviewer Name

Maureen Mullinax

Interview Date

1992-01-08

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Dunn, Mary G. Interview by Maureen Mullinax. 08 Jan. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dunn, M.G. (1992, January 08). Interview by M. Mullinax. Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dunn, Mary G., interview by Maureen Mullinax. January 08, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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