Interview with Johnnie Pigg, Sr., January 22, 1992

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

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Interview Summary

Johnnie Pigg, Sr. describes his life as a tenant farmer on S. T. Noe's farmland. He discusses his work on the land, such as stripping tobacco and raising corn. He also shares his experience as a cattle breeder and how he came to own his farmland. He also speaks on the local community and the changes he has seen in the area over the years.

Interview Accession

1993oh349_ff432

Interviewee Name

Johnnie Pigg, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Patrick Keenist

Interview Date

1992-01-22

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Pigg, Johnnie, Sr. Interview by Patrick Keenist. 22 Jan. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Pigg, J., Sr. (1992, January 22). 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.

Pigg, Johnnie, Sr., interview by Patrick Keenist. January 22, 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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