Alice B. Blanton

Title

Alice B. Blanton

Subject

Buffalo Trace Distillery
Whiskey
Whiskey industry--Kentucky
Prohibition.
Blanton, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1881-1959
Depressions--1929--Kentucky
Frankfort (Ky.)

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.

Format

video

Identifier

2009OH025BIK005

Interviewer

Thomas Troland

Interviewee

Alice B. Blanton

Interview Keyword

George T. Stagg Distillery
Childhood
Albert B. Blanton

Sort Priority

0008

Files

alice.PNG


Citation

“Alice B. Blanton,” Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project, accessed August 18, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/buffalotrace/items/show/5.