Interview with Seldon E. Morton, June 1, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Seldon Morton, a Kentucky farmer, begins the interview with a brief synopsis of his family history. Then, Morton recalls his childhood, including where he grew up, his siblings, and where his father worked. The various jobs that Morton himself had before farming full-time are also mentioned. Morton is asked about his garden and the variety of plants currently grown there, along with the gardens of his parents. Types of livestock residing on the farm are documented, as well as where the plants were purchased. Morton also talks of pests that invade the garden and strategies that he uses to prevent this. Additionally, the garden is described physically, and Morton highlights the logistics of maintaining the plants.

Interview Accession

1992oh193_ff226

Interviewee Name

Seldon E. Morton

Interviewer Name

Thomas A. Arcury

Interview Date

1992-06-01

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Morton, Seldon E. Interview by Thomas A. Arcury. 01 Jun. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Morton, S.E. (1992, June 01). Interview by T. A. Arcury. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Morton, Seldon E., interview by Thomas A. Arcury. June 01, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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