Interview with Jack C. Miller, Tommy Strunk,

Project: Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is an interview with Jack Miller, a law enforcement officer, and Tommy Strunk, a former moonshiner. Strunk shares his background in moonshine-making and gives some of the financial reasons why many people in the mountains turn to illicit distilling to make additional money. Other topics include Strunk's career as a performer, the difference between modern and traditional moonshine, and the differences between alcohol and drug use.

Interview Accession

1988oh120_app142

Interviewee Name

Jack C. Miller

Tommy Strunk

Interviewer Name

Betty Ellison

Interview Date

1988-04-01

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Miller, Jack C. Interview by Betty Ellison. 01 Apr. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, J.C. (1988, April 01). Interview by B. Ellison. Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Miller, Jack C., interview by Betty Ellison. April 01, 1988, Appalachia: Moonshiners and Revenuers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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