Oral History Tape 078

AUTHOR: Priestley, K. J.
TITLE: An interview with K.J. Priestley
PLACE: Martin, TN :
PUBLISHER: University of Tennessee at Martin, Paul Meek Library, Special Collections,
DATE: 1985
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) ; 078
NOTES: Recorded by Thomas Moore for personal research, Dresden, Tennessee, February 1985. A description and history of Dresden, Tennessee and surrounding communities during the early 1900's. Interview discusses the social and economic development of the region, including significant people, events and businesses. Mentions the "Night Riders", the flu epidemic of 1918, tornadoes, county fairs and parades, Finis Garrett, Ned Ray McWherter, as well as other events and distinguished West Tennesseans.
SUBJECTS: Priestley, K. J.
McWherter, Ned Ray, -- 1930-
Garrett, Finis.
Buildings -- Tennessee -- Dresden -- History.
Business enterprises -- Tennessee -- Dresden.
Black Patch War, 1906-1909.
Dresden (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources.
Weakley County (Tenn.) -- History -- Sources.
OTHER: Moore, Thomas.
University of Tennessee at Martin. Paul Meek Library. Special Collections.

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