Interview with Wheeler Everett Stinson, July 18, 1986

Project: Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is an interview with Wheeler Stinson, a former moonshiner. In this interview, he discusses how moonshine whiskey is made and transported, his relationship with law enforcement officials, and ways of concealing stills from both the law and other moonshiners. Russell Stockton, a former revenuer, also weighs in on ways that he caught moonshiners.

Interview Accession

1986oh203_app067

Interviewee Name

Wheeler Everett Stinson

Interviewer Name

Betty Ellison

R. H. Stockton

Interview Date

1986-07-18

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Stinson, Wheeler Everett Interview by Betty Ellison. 18 Jul. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stinson, W.E. (1986, July 18). Interview by B. Ellison. Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Stinson, Wheeler Everett, interview by Betty Ellison. July 18, 1986, Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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