Interview with Ernest Lawson

  • Identifier: 1978 OH 516
  • Date: 11/15/1978
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Lawson, Ernest
  • Description: This oral history discusses the early life, family history, and career of Ernest Lawson, the former editor of the Cumberland County News.
  • Location: Burkesville, KY
  • Duration: 2:16:54
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  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: Project, transcript and index were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with Ernest Lawson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 18, 2022,