Charles Bennett Darden Oral History Interview

September 17, 1973
Oral History #OH0057
Lennon, Donald R.; Darden, Charles Bennett, 1910-1978
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1 hour, 7 pages
Preferred Citation
Charles Bennett Darden Oral History Interview (#OH0057), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Darden served as a tobacco specialist for the U.S. government in Iraq (1952-1956). He discusses his work among the Kurdish people in the northern border area, internal conflicts within Iraq, agricultural developments in the area, and his admiration of the people with whom he worked.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Charles Bennett Darden

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

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Key terms
Personal Names
Darden, Charles Bennett, 1910-1978
Tobacco industry--Iraq
Iraq--Foreign economic relations--United States
Iraq--Politics and government--1921-1958
United States--Foreign economic relations--Iraq