Interview with Ruby Watts


  • Identifier1981 OH 012
  • Date9/26/1980
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeWatts, Ruby
  • DescriptionMr. Wattts is the sheriff of Knott County and he acts as a contact person for Carl Perkins. He talks about the types of problems that are brought to him and the political career of Perkins and his father.
  • LocationKnott County, KY
  • Duration:34:05
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerCrystal Allen-Daniels


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