- Per 1933 Somerset Methodist Church located East Mt. Vernon St., directory on this site: Lera was a member.
- Commonwealth Journal 7/5/2014
reprint of March 7,1951
A picture of Mrs. Frank Sokolik of Chicago and a story of a display of her modern jewelry at the Louisville Library?s Junior Art Gallery were carried in Tuesday?s Louisville Times.
Mrs. Sokolik before her marriage was Miss Lera Colyer of Somerset. She is a sister of Mrs. Henry Parsons and was born and raised here.
- 1947 Louisville Courier Journal
Lera Colyer In Chicago A MARY NAY, head of the Art Center, has been visiting in Chicago with Lera Colyer who used to share her apartment on Fourth Street At a squint, you could see the artists' touch around the place Mary's and Lera's paintings, plastic tables and lamp shades made by Lera, some beautiful pieces of driftwood that they picked up on the river bank and painted. Lera's move to Chicago is only temporary and the apartment is still her home base. She is studying painting at the Chicago Institute of Design. At the same time, she's doing her Louisville job by remote control, designing vanities. For quite some time, Lera has been famous here for her jewelry.
- Louisville Courier Journal June 4, 1987
SOMERSET - A memorial graveside service for Lera Colyer Sokolik, 80, formerly of Somerset, will be at noon Saturday at Clay Hill Cemetery. She died Jan. 17 in Chicago and the body was cremated. Somerset Undertaking Co. is in charge of arrangements.
- The Somerset Journal
The Oldest Democratic Newspaper in the Mountains of Kentucky
Feese & Williams
Somerset, Ky., Friday, October 15, 1920.
Soules Chapel. Lindsay and Zella Cundiff and Maude McDowell and others went to the pie supper given by Mabel Cundiff at Sweeney Chapel Friday night. It amounted to $59.80 ? C.T. Cundiff had his buckwheat threshed and it averaged
25 bushels per acre .. Mrs. Earl Dickerman has returned to California after a lengthy visit with her people ? Misses Lera and Marie Colyer spent Saturday
night with Helen and Lillian Cundiff ..