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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Larry and Betty Kelley, December 9, 1999. Interview K-0511. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Leaving hog farming and the sand business

Larry Kelley describes leaving hog farming and his sand business at the same time, around 1980. Hog prices were falling, the recession was slowing construction, and even golf courses that bought sand for sand traps were cutting costs by delaying sand trap refreshment.

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Oral History Interview with Larry and Betty Kelley, December 9, 1999. Interview K-0511. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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