Oral History Tape 075

AUTHOR:Thomason, Alfred.
TITLE: An interview with Thomason, Alfred. [ sound recording] : Thomason, Alfred ; interview by Thomas Moore.
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) ; 075
NOTES:Recorded by Thomas Moore for personal research, Dresden, Tennessee, September 1984. A history and description of Dresden, Tennessee and surrounding region during the early 1900's as seen by a local attorney and writer. Discussess the legal history of Weakley and Obion Counties from the Black Patch Wars to the 1930's. Includes stories on local and state politicians, flu epidemic of 1918, World War I, the annual county fair, and his travels across the country. Mentions the series of articles he wrote called "Goosebumps" for local newspapers.
SUBJECTS:Thomason, Alfred.
Dresden (Tenn.)--History -- Sources.
Politicians --Tennessee, West.
Black Patch War, 1906-1909.
Violence --Tennessee --History.
Legal stories, American --Tennessee, West
Weakley County (Tenn.) -- History-- Sources.
Obion County (Tenn.) --History --Sources.
OTHER:University of Tennessee at Martin. Paul Meek Library. Special Collections.
Moore, Thomas.

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