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Tobacco cutting, 1982

Posted on August 25, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Tammie McKenney cut 500 sticks of  tobacco in five hours during the women's speed-cutting event at the Bluegrass Tobacco Festival in Scott County August 30, 1982. Officials believed her feat to be an unofficial women's world record. McKenney, 17, was a high school senior from Mount Zion. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

Tammie McKenney cut 500 sticks of tobacco in five hours during the women’s speed-cutting event on Aug. 30, 1982, at the Bluegrass Tobacco Festival in Scott County. Officials thought her feat to be an unofficial women’s world record. McKenney, 17, was a high school senior from Mount Zion. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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