Interview with Dorothy Pearson


  • Identifier1986 OH 027
  • Date11/5/1985
  • InterviewerMullins, Martha
  • IntervieweePearson, Dorothy
  • DescriptionDorothy Chaney Pearson was born in 1912 and graduated from Western in 1928. In the following interview Pearson addresses her student involvement in the Woodburn High School Basketball Program and the Kentucky State Basketball Tournaments between 1927 and 1932. Of special interest in the interview is a discussion over the reasons why some women in the 1930s believed that sports activities were not good for females.
  • LocationWoodburn, KY
  • Duration0:58:22
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Dorothy Pearson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 1, 2022,