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Bill Cunningham Collection, Nov. 25, 1985

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Title

Bill Cunningham Collection

Date

Nov. 25, 1985

Repository

Western Kentucky University Folklife ArchivesBowling Green, Kentucky, 42101-3576 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. This collection and numerous other collections are accessible through a card catalog and print inventories at the Kentucky Building. Manuscripts and Folklife Archives collections do not circulate nor are they listed on the university's online library catalog. A valid I.D. is required to use the materials. Limited photocopying is done for patrons.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item] Bill Cunningham Collection, Nov. 25, 1985, FA 121,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

1 folder. 2 items. 1 videotape.

Scope and Content

Night Rider Joe Scott. Videotaped interview with a former "Nightrider" of Lyon County, Ky. Scott discusses his participation in several raids, including the Hopkinsville Raid, against the American Trust Company which monopolized tobacco trade and prices.

Subjects

  • 1. American Tobacco Company - History
  • 2. Amos, David A., 1857-1915 - Comments about, 1985
  • 3. Christian County - Night riders
  • 4. Duke, James Buchannon, 1856-1925 - Comments about, 1985
  • 5. Lyon County - Tobacco
  • 6. Night riders (group) - History
  • 7. Night riders - Tennessee
  • 8. Scott, Joe, 1888-
  • 9. Terrorism - Southern states - History
  • 10. Tobacco
  • 11. Tobacco workers - History

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