Interview with David E. Boswell, July 8, 1987

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, personal background, constitutional role of commissioner, importance of tobacco to Kentucky, attacks on tobacco, creation of grower's associations and cooperatives, history of tobacco, declining number of Kentucky farmers, biggest challenge for commissioner

Interview Accession

1995oh184_ff514

Interviewee Name

David E. Boswell

Interviewer Name

John Klee

Interview Date

1987-07-08

Interview Keyword

Heritage farms

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Boswell, David E. Interview by John Klee. 08 Jul. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Boswell, D.E. (1987, July 08). Interview by J. Klee. Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Boswell, David E., interview by John Klee. July 08, 1987, Family Farms of Kentucky: Burley Tobacco Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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