Interview with Johnnie Pigg, Jr., January 11, 1992

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

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Interview Summary

John Pigg, Jr. talks about his parents and grandparents and where they were from. He talks about his family's history with farming and how they acquired their land. He talks about growing up on a farm and helping his father with his tobacco crop. He talks about attending a segregated school in Lincoln County, Kentucky for elementary through high school. Pigg talks about all of the jobs outside of farming that he has had since graduating high school.

Pigg talks about why he and his brother bought their own farm, how large their farm is, and what they grow. He talks about how his farm has changed over time, and how he and his brother have added land to their property over time. He talks about the crops they currently grow, and his cattle operation.

Interview Accession

1993oh081_ff338

Interviewee Name

Johnnie Pigg, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Patrick Keenist

Interview Date

1992-01-11

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Pigg, Johnnie, Jr. Interview by Patrick Keenist. 11 Jan. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Pigg, J., Jr. (1992, January 11). 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, Jr., interview by Patrick Keenist. January 11, 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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