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OH083 Grace Jones Oral History

Grace Jones Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Night Riders

Series Number: OH083

Interviewee: Jones, Grace

Interviewer: Susan Jones

Date interviewed: April 1973

Processed by: Sheree Wise

Date processed: July 15, 2010

Description: 1 sound disc (9 minutes)

Abstract: Grace Jones discusses the activities of the Night Riders in Marshall County, Kentucky. She recalls the names of the leaders in the Night Riders and the names of those that were frequently targeted by the organization. She mentions a group called "Law and Order" which was formed to counter the violence of the Night Riders. Jones also tells how the Night Riders promoted the organization and acquired members.

Biographical / Historical note: Grace Jones was born and raised in Pottertown, Kentucky. She was a housewife and teacher in Marshall County, Kentucky.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Jones, Grace

Marshall County (Ky.) – History.

Pottertown (Ky.) – History.

Night Riders.

Research Notes: Abstract and index included with oral history.