Interview with John Botts, January 17, 1992

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

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Mr. John Botts tours Patrick Keenist around his farm and other properties. Botts discusses and demonstrates to Keenist his daily farming routine and how he milks cows. Botts also shows Keenist the older buildings and structures on his farm that were built by his father and his grandfather, as the Botts farm has been in his family for three generations. Botts discusses the state of his farm at present as well as the future of his farm. A large portion of this interview lacks dialogue, as a great deal of the interview is spent with Botts showing Keenist various aspects of his farm.

Interview Accession

1992oh004_ff189

Interviewee Name

John Botts

Interviewer Name

Patrick Keenist

Interview Date

1992-01-17

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Botts, John Interview by Patrick Keenist. 17 Jan. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Botts, J. (1992, January 17). 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.

Botts, John, interview by Patrick Keenist. January 17, 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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