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OH087 Arthur Perry Oral History

Arthur Perry Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project - Night Riders

Series Number: OH087

Interviewee: Perry, Arthur

Interviewer: Susan Jones

Date interviewed: April 1973

Processed by: Sheree Wise

Date processed: July 15, 2010

Description: 1 sound disc (7 minutes)

Abstract: Arthur Perry discusses his experiences with the Night Riders in Calloway County, Kentucky. He states that he belonged to the "Association" so he was never targeted by the Night Riders. He mentions a few men he knew that were members of the Night Riders. He also recalled that the Night Riders never harassed African Americans in Calloway County.

Biographical / Historical note: Arthur Perry resided in Almo, Kentucky during the time of the Night Riders.

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:

Perry, Arthur

Night Riders.

Almo (Ky.) – History.

Calloway County (Ky.) – History.

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