Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Joe Moore, Sr., February 19, 1983

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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00:00:08 - Night Riders' history / Judge Ford

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Partial Transcript: ...was a Washington, and was, uh, born on the home place...

Segment Synopsis: Joe Moore, Sr. gives the history of the Night Riders.

Keywords: Assessment of the Night Riders deeds; Bombing of machinery; Economic loss; Investigators; Judge Ford; Mr. Ewing

Subjects: Destruction and pillage; History

00:06:18 - More about the Night Riders Beginnings

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Partial Transcript: Mr. Strange can tell you a little bit about the area

Segment Synopsis: Joe Moore, Sr. talks more about the history of the Night Riders, and his land and home.

Keywords: Ewings house; Land sale; Maintaining the house; The Ewings family

Subjects: Community; Farm life.

00:11:23 - Building a Community

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Partial Transcript: Well. It, it, may have been partially because Mrs. Ewing

Segment Synopsis: Joe Moore, Sr. gives more information on the Ewings.

Keywords: Mansion; Mrs. Ewing; Washingtons from Virginia

Subjects: Generosity; Slaves

00:15:30 - Ewing Mansion

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Partial Transcript: When I say main room, that includes servants quarters on the third floor.

Segment Synopsis: Joe Moore, Sr. describes the Ewing Mansion. [There is a lot of background noise in this segment]

Keywords: Repairs to the home

Subjects: Robertson County (Ky.)

00:22:52 - The Ewing Mansion Buildings

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Partial Transcript: Built a number of buildings. Here is one that is a stock barn

Segment Synopsis: Joe Moore, Sr. gives some background information on the Ewing Mansion grounds, and talks about the pictures and books about the area. [The end of the recording cannot be heard.]

Keywords: Ewing Masion; History

Subjects: Pictures; Robertson County (Ky.)