Interview with Euell Sumner, December 17, 1991

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

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Interview Summary

Euell Sumner is a farmer and retired IBM employee who was born in 1938 in Powell County, Kentucky. He discusses some family history, his education, service in the army, and how he became involved in farming. He recalls his childhood and how his grandmother and mother gardened and canned, and made lye soap and clothes. Sumner also recalls the organization of his uncle's farm, now Sumner's farm, where he raised tobacco and livestock. He talks about the types of barns, outbuildings, and fencing on the farm.

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1991oh438_ff176

Interviewee Name

Euell Sumner

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1991-12-17

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Sumner, Euell Interview by David Rotenizer. 17 Dec. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Sumner, E. (1991, December 17). 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.

Sumner, Euell, interview by David Rotenizer. December 17, 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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