Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Night Riders
Series Number: OH080
Interviewee: Davis, Rube
Interviewer: Susan Jones
Date interviewed: April 3, 1973
Processed by: Sheree Wise
Date processed: July 15, 2010
Description: 1 sound disc (19 minutes)
Abstract: Rube Davis discusses the activities of the Night Riders in Marshall and Calloway counties in Kentucky during the first decade of the 20th Century. He recalls an incident when he was shot at by a Night Rider. Davis also discusses methods used by Night Riders to prevent the sale of tobacco to the American Tobacco Company.
Biographical / Historical note: Rube Davis was a resident of Calloway County, Kentucky.
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Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Calloway County (Ky.) – History.
Marshall County (Ky.) – History.
Research Notes: Abstract and index included with oral history.