Interview with Clayton A. Klingenfus, July 8, 1987

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Pastor, Henry County, New Castle, personal background in farming, role of tobacco in Henry County, characteristics of local population, Rural Life Issues Task Force for the Kentucky Council of Churches, Harkin-Gephart law and politics of group, Farm-Aid, counseling farmers, tobacco as a moral issue, alternative crops, farm failures, decline in land values, lack of black farmers, growth of agri-businesses, Wendell Berry, tenants and displacement of people

Interview Accession

1995oh195_ff525

Interviewee Name

Clayton A. Klingenfus

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1987-07-08

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Klingenfus, Clayton A. Interview by John Klee. 08 Jul. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Klingenfus, C.A. (1987, July 08). Interview by J. Klee. Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Klingenfus, Clayton A., interview by John Klee. July 08, 1987, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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