J. Con Lanier Oral History Interview, March 19, 1973

Oral History #OH0009

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: J. Con Lanier Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lanier, J. Con
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasette, 1.5 hour, 26 pages,
  • Description

    Mr. Lanier, a veteran of World War I and a leading tobacco expert, relates his experiences as a soldier and tobacconist. He discusses his role in drafting the first tobacco production control legislation (1933-1934), efforts to gain support from farmers, introduction of grading systems, development of export markets, tobacco taxes, acreage quotas, and changes in marketing and production methods since 1930. On World War I he elaborates on experiences as a soldier in France and Germany. For related material see Collection #229.

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    Gift of J. Con Lanier

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    Preferred Citation

    J. Con Lanier Oral History Interview (#OH0009), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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