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Halcomb discusses his opinions on dependence on welfare and food stamps. He talks about working in the coal mines and on the farm, and his wages and pension. He talks about buying cars and buying his land, and explains how he avoids going into debt. He talks about his childhood on the farm and what life was like in rural Kentucky.

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1991oh285_ff123

Interviewee Name

Kester Halcomb, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Zack Lewton

Interview Date

1991-07-17

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Halcomb, Kester, Sr. Interview by Zack Lewton. 17 Jul. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Halcomb, K., Sr. (1991, July 17). Interview by Z. Lewton. Family Farms of Kentucky: Transition from Farming To Alternate Employment in Eastern Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Halcomb, Kester, Sr., interview by Zack Lewton. July 17, 1991, Family Farms of Kentucky: Transition from Farming To Alternate Employment in Eastern Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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