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    • Graphic 26, Postcards from Kentucky

    • This is a finding aid for an archival collection at the Kentucky Historical Society. For more information about this collection, please contact KHS.
    • 1896-1979
    • Kentucky Historical Society Finding Aids Collection
    • "Bethel Female College, Hopkinsville, Ky."

    • Bethel College was a Baptist-affiliated college in Kentucky founded in 1854 and closed in 1964. Throughout most of its history, the Hopkinsville campus was a women's college. The institution opened as Bethel Female High School in Hopkinsville. The...
    • 1910
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Bethel Woman's College (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • Bethel College was a Baptist-affiliated college in Kentucky founded in 1854 and closed in 1964. Throughout most of its history, the Hopkinsville campus was a women's college. The institution opened as Bethel Female High School in Hopkinsville. The...
    • 1935
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Confederate Monument, Riverside Cemetery (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • The Latham Confederate Monument in Hopkinsville, Kentucky's Riverside Cemetery, is a monument on the National Register of Historic Places. A native of Hopkinsville then living in New York City, John C. Latham, desired that deceased veterans on...
    • 1912
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Courthouse (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • Image shows courthouse at end of street. Horse drawn carriages and wagons can be seen in the street and in front of the courthouse. Postcard is postmarked 1940.
    • 1910
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Attucks Colored High School (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • Attucks High School was built in 1916, at First and Vine Streets and the school had the first four-year high school for African Americans in Hopkinsville.
    • 1921
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Carnegie Library (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • This building, built in the Greek Revival architectural style, was funded through the Civic Improvement League of Hopkinsville and the Carnegie Foundation. The library was dedicated in 1914 and served as the community library until 1976.
    • 1921
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Western State Hospital (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • The Western State Hospital, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky was established in 1854, as the Western Lunatic Asylum of Kentucky. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.
    • 1920
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Court House, Hopkinsville, Ky.

    • A Black and white picture of a courthouse with barren trees in the foreground, and a buggy near the front entrance. The ground is covered in snow, and there are several wooden ladders leaning against the trees. There are several other buildings in...
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    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Oral History Interview with Clarence Williams & Richard Williams

    • The Community Memories Oral History Project explores African American life in Frankfort and Franklin County and was conducted in conjunction with the earlier photographic project collecting family photographs of the members of this community. The...
    • 06-04-2002
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    • McLean College (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • McLean College was founded as South Kentucky Institute in Hopkinsville in 1849. Originally established as a finishing school for girls with close ties to the Christian Church, it became South Kentucky College in the late 1850s. In 1880 the...
    • 1915
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • South Kentucky College (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • McLean College was founded as South Kentucky Institute in Hopkinsville in 1849. Originally established as a finishing school for girls with close ties to the Christian Church, it became South Kentucky College in the late 1850s. In 1880 the...
    • 1911
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Latham Hotel (Hopkinsville, Ky.)

    • Built by the late John C. Latham, who donated to the city of Hopkinsville beautiful Peace Park
    • 1910
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Ronald Morgan Kentucky Postcard Collection, Graphic 5
    • Isabella Watson letter to Violet, 16 November 1848

    • This letter is part of a collection of correspondence. The Watson family letters (most by Isabel/Isabella Watson) originate in Mississippi City, MS and include news of people's health and illnesses, activities, church and religion, the enslaved...
    • 1848
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Watson and Robinson families letters, SC 1261;
    • Edward F. Prichard, Jr. Oral History Project, 29 June 1983

    • One of the state's most influential leaders in politics and education, Edward F. Prichard, Jr. and his associates discuss Prichard family history and politics, Bourbon County life in the 1920s, Prichard's early interest in the law, the Ku Klux Klan...
    • 29-06-1983
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