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Kentucky Hemp Fields

    For a fascinating delineation of hemp’s role during the period 1782-1900, read The Reign of Law: A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields, James Lane Allen, published by McMillan & Co., 1900.*

    * Pay special attention to pages 1 through 23 and the picture on page 25. These pages are entirely reproduced in the appendix of the paper version of this book.

hemp breaks, approx 1918-20, Kentucky

hemp breaks, approx 1918-20, Kentucky

hemp breaks, approx 1918-20, Kentucky

hemp hackler, approx 1940, Kentucky

combing hemp tops, approx 1940, Kentucky

A truckload of Canadian hemp stalks, 1995, Kentucky. Banners ©michaelm


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