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OH086 Zollie Paschall Oral History

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Murray State University
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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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Zollie Paschall Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Night Riders

Series Number: OH086

Interviewee: Paschall, Zollie

Interviewer: George Humphreys

Date interviewed: February 16, 1974

Processed by: Sheree Wise

Date processed: July 15, 2010

Description: 1 sound disc (1 hour)

Abstract: Zollie Paschall reflects upon her encounters with the Night Riders in Calloway County, Kentucky. She begins the interview by discussing her background and family history. She states that the Night Riders had no major effect upon her family but they did create problems for the family of her husband Otry Paschall. She describes how Orty's uncle, Don Paschall, had his tobacco crop burned the day it was to go to market.

Biographical / Historical note: Zollie Paschall was a lifelong resident of Calloway County, Kentucky. She was 16 years old and lived with her sister outside of Murray, Kentucky when the Night Riders organized protests over the price of tobacco.

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:

Paschall, Zollie

Night Riders.

Murray (Ky.) – History.

Calloway County (Ky.) – History.

Research Notes: Abstract included with oral history. Audio quality is poor in some spots.