Bill Cunningham Collection, Nov. 25, 1985

Descriptive Summary

Title
Bill Cunningham Collection, Nov. 25, 1985
Creator
Cunningham, Bill, 1944-
Extent
1 folder. 2 items. 1 videotape.
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
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

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.