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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Early Years

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Early Years

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, discusses his childhood, his family, and why he entered the industry at just ten years old. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Friends in the Industry

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Friends in the Industry

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, names some of the people he has worked with in the industry, discussing in particular Booker Noe and Max Shapira. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Bourbon vs. Wine

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Bourbon vs. Wine

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, as someone who has dealt with both wine and bourbon producers, explains some of the differences between the two industries. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Why Kentucky?

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Why Kentucky?

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, names good limestone water and climate as the reasons Kentucky is perfect for bourbon production, explaining how temperature fluctuations affect the aging process. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Teaching His Son

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Teaching His Son

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, tells of how he taught the business to his son Brad. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): His Greatest Accomplishment

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): His Greatest Accomplishment

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, names his greatest accomplishment as building a chapel in Salem, Missouri, for his employees. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Family Business

    John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Family Business

    John Boswell, former President of Independent Stave Company, affirms the value of family business and expresses his pride in his and his son Brad’s work. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28010. Share

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  • Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Old Days

    Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): The Old Days

    Brad and John Boswell, President and former President of Independent Stave Company, discuss the changes that the company has seen since the time of John’s father T. W. Boswell. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28008. Share

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  • Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Spicy Family Business

    Brad and John Boswell (Independent Stave Co.): Spicy Family Business

    Brad and John Boswell, President and former President of Independent Stave Company, discuss the discuss the advantages of a family business. This interview is from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries. Watch the full interview: http://www.kentuckyoralhistory.org/interviews/28008. Share

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