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.
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Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray (Ky.) – History.
Calloway County (Ky.) – History.
Research Notes: Abstract included with oral history. Audio quality is poor in some spots.