Interview with James Roberson, March 17, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

James Roberson describes his early childhood growing up on the farm and his early experiences sharecropping to support his family. He describes the economic difficulties of working as a sharecropper. He also describes changes in the community, church, and farming.

Interview Accession

1993oh075_ff332

Interviewee Name

James Roberson

Interviewer Name

Patrick Keenist

Interview Date

1992-03-17

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Roberson, James Interview by Patrick Keenist. 17 Mar. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roberson, J. (1992, March 17). Interview by P. Keenist. Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Roberson, James, interview by Patrick Keenist. March 17, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: African American Farmers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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