Oral History Tape 072

AUTHOR: Parham, Earl.
TITLE: An interview with Earl Parham
PLACE: Martin, TN :
PUBLISHER: University of Tennessee at Martin, Paul Meek Library, Special Collections,
DATE: 1984
PUB TYPE: Recording
FORMAT: 1 sound cassette (60 min.) : analog, 2 track, mono. + 1 tape index (1 p. ; 28 cm.)
SERIES: Oral history tapes (University of Tennessee at Martin) ; 072
NOTES: Recorded by Thomas Moore for personal research, Dresden, Tennessee, September 13, 1984. A description of Dresden, Tennessee and surrounding regions from the 1890's to the 1970's. Discussion includes the early history of the city from its founding in the 1820's to the Civil War. Significant people and historic events from Northwest Tennessee are mentioned, including the construction dates of churches and businesses in Dresden, stories on political figures like Finis Garrett and Emerson Etheridge, the terror of "Night Riders" and numerous other regional anecdotes.
SUBJECTS: Parham, Earl.
Etheridge, Emerson, -- 1819-1902.
Garrett, Finis.
Rural conditions -- Tennessee -- Weakley County.
Black Patch War, 1906-1909.
Buildings -- Tennessee -- Dresden -- History.
Dresden (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources.
Weakley County (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources.
Obion County (Tenn.) -- History.
OTHER: Moore, Thomas.
University of Tennessee at Martin. Paul Meek Library. Special Collections.

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