Interview with James A. Finch, September 29, 1983

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

Interview Summary

Standard Tobacco Company, Burley Tobacco Warehouse Association president's duties, Burley Marketing Committee, hand-tied vs. baled tobacco, justification of the warehouse system, relationship of warehouseman to the buyer, Maysville tobacco market and its reputation with buyers, cost to the farmer for warehouse services, employment provided by warehouses, Kentucky Tobacco Research Board, changes in tobacco product over the years including quality, color, and variations, lobbying efforts in state legislature and Washington D.C., future of tobacco

Interview Accession

1995oh148_ff478

Interviewee Name

James A. Finch

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1983-09-29

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Finch, James A. Interview by John Klee. 29 Sep. 1983. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Finch, J.A. (1983, September 29). 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.

Finch, James A., interview by John Klee. September 29, 1983, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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