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Interview with Alice B. Blanton, October 30, 2008

Part of Bourbon in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Alice B. Blanton, October 30, 2008
Creator:
Alice B. Blanton; interviewee. Thomas Troland; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1030
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Alice B. Blanton, of Frankfort, Kentucky, was born in 1918. She is the daughter of James Bacon Blanton and the niece of Colonel Albert B. Blanton, former president of the distillery now called Buffalo Trace. Blanton received a degree in mathematics from the University of Kentucky and worked for her father's construction company in Frankfort. In this interview, Blanton describes members of her family, including her father, mother and Uncle Albert, and recalls playing on the grounds of the distillery as a child. She talks about her life, describing her education and career. In addition, Blanton talks about the town of Frankfort and describes the effects that major events, including the Great Depression and Prohibition, had on Frankfort's citizens.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Buffalo Trace Distillery, Whiskey, Whiskey industry -- Kentucky, Prohibition, Blanton, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1881-1959, Depressions -- 1929, Frankfort (Ky.)
Type:
sound
Source:
Bourbon in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt741n7xm559/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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