Interview with Douglas Morton, October 31, 1991

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

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Interview Summary

Douglas Morton, a lifelong resident of Cane Creek, begins the interview by providing a timeline of his life. Morton's family history is also considered. His childhood is detailed, which was spent both in Powell County, and in Covington, Kentucky for a brief period of time. The operations of Morton's childhood farm, and the community of Cane Creek are detailed. The livelihoods of his grandfathers are also mentioned. The education of Morton and his siblings is also described. The interviewee's daily life, such as his parents and their level of discipline are also examined. Religion and wedding customs in the area are then shared. How Morton received healthcare as a child is explained. Lastly, the interviewee gives a sketch of his childhood farm in Powell County, Kentucky (the county in which Cane Creek is located in).

Interview Accession

1991oh393_ff160

Interviewee Name

Douglas Morton

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1991-10-31

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Morton, Douglas Interview by David Rotenizer. 31 Oct. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Morton, D. (1991, October 31). Interview by D. Rotenizer. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Morton, Douglas, interview by David Rotenizer. October 31, 1991, 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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