The Chronicle

KHS staff blog

Camp ArtyFact Plants Seeds

By Annie Edwards, Camp ArtyFact Teen Press Corps Camp ArtyFact 2016 has been all about planting seeds of discovery in the minds of everyone involved. Campers all grew in different ways. Take Week 4 as an example. Participants explored weaving, frontiers, gardening and cooking from their own unique perspectives. But there’s one thing all the campers, an
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Tobacco Research: A  Personal Point of View

  By Jeffery A. Duvall  Editor's note: What about a topic piques a historian’s interest enough to make him or her research and write about it? In this blog, Jeffery Duvall,  assistant editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers and a research associate with the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University-Purdue University Indian
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Radio Program Preserves Local Heritage and Culture

By Theresa Osborne, SKCTC Appalachian Program Facilitator and KOHC member​ “History Alive” is a half-hour radio program that has aired each week for the past six years on WCPM in Cumberland, and twice a month on Appalshop’s WMMT Radio, which also streams live across the Web. The program is based on an oral history format and is a colla
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Free to Be

By Amanda Higgins, associate editor, Register of the Kentucky Historical Society Historians are not supposed to have heroes, at least not ones who shape major portions of our intellectual development and inspire dissertations. We’re supposed to float above it all, discerning patterns and applying logic to understand the past. I’ve never been good
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