Interview with Joseph "Butch" Murrell, August 6, 2008

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this second interview, Butch Murrell continues to share stories of working for E.V. Benjamin at Big Sink, and later for Three Chimneys Farm. He recalls his more than twenty-five years working the Thoroughbred auctions at Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton. Murrell tells of caring for horses owned by William Farish and working with veterinarians including Dr. Larry Bramlage. He also discusses changes in the care of horses and in farm labor.

Interview Accession

2008oh209_hik089

Interviewee Name

Joseph "Butch" Murrell

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2008-08-06

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Murrell, Joseph Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 06 Aug. 2008. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Murrell, J. (2008, August 06). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Murrell, Joseph, interview by Kim Lady Smith. August 06, 2008, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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