Interview with Elbert Hudson

  • Identifier: 2006 OH 040
  • Date: 3/21/2005
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Hudson, Elbert
  • Description: Manchester native Elbert Hudson graduated joined the Navy as a machinist during World War II. In this interview, Mr. Hudson describes his experience in the Navy, including the sinking of his ship off Okinawa. After the service he began attending EKU as a World War II veteran. He recounts campus life and Richmond as they were when he enrolled in the Education Program.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 00:56:19
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Elbert Hudson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed November 27, 2021,