The Chronicle

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Civil Rights Resources at KHS

The expansion of civil rights has taken and continues to take many forms. For Black History Month, KHS compiled a list of some of its resources that document the issue as it relates to African Americans in Kentucky. Civil War Governors of Kentucky James Speed to James F. Robinson, May 15, 1863. Lincoln’s attorney general requests the pardon of noted ab
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KHS Resources on Education

Access to high quality education remains a headline issue in Kentucky and the nation. The KHS resources below document the history of education in Kentucky and show how Kentuckians across the centuries dealt with changes to education systems. Civil War Governors of Kentucky J.B. Bowman et al. to Thomas E. Bramlette, June 24, 1865. Board resolutions agreeing
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KHS Resources on Immigrants & Refugees

With the current talk about immigrants and refugees in the news, it is useful to understand that questions related to immigration and refugees are not new.  The KHS resources below document stories of immigration and show how Kentuckians across the centuries dealt with these questions. Civil War Governors of Kentucky The Caroline Chronicles. An African
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Centre Point Podcast features KOHC-supported Oral History Project

Once an oral history has been collected, how do historians, teachers and the general public use them? In all sorts of ways—from classroom material to data collection and even as material for podcasts! Centre College’s Centre Point Podcast features interviews of World War II veterans that Centre students conducted last academic year. So far, it ha
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