Interview with Allan Perry

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 023
  • Date: 12/07/1979
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Perry, Allan
  • Description: In this interview, Allan Perry, Editor of the Paintsville Herald, discusses his background as well as his early life and career. He also discusses the paper's responsibilities and circulation, the 1970's coal boom and the corresponding Johnson County growth.
  • Location: Paintsville, KY
  • Duration: 1:05:39
  • Time Summary:
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  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Indexer: Crystal Allen-Daniels
  • Funding Source: Project, index, and transcript funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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