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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
    • Interview with F. E. Whitney

    • Frances Eugene Whitney's father read law and passed the Bar in Glasgow, KY, before becoming a letter carrier and practicing law in Hopkinsville beginning in 1907. Whitney tells of his own long involvement in the community, its demographics, his...
    • 7 June 2000
    • Kentucky Oral History Commission, Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project, 1999OH01;
    • Interview with William Turner and Chris Gilkey

    • Turner is a local white historian and gives an overview of the agricultural economy and social attitudes of segregated Hopkinsville, as well as recalling his own memories of segregated public services in the 1940's and 1950's. He tells about the...
    • 8 June 2000
    • Kentucky Oral History Commission, Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project, 1999OH01;
    • 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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    • 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;
    • Isabella Watson letter to Rheubin Falkner, 12 October 1850

    • 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...
    • 1850
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Watson and Robinson families letters, SC 1261;
    • Isabella Watson letter to Reubin Falkner, 22 May 1854

    • 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...
    • 1854
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Watson and Robinson families letters, SC 1261;
    • Robert Ware letter to Violet Ware, 22 July 1857

    • This letter is part of a collection of correspondence. The Ware family letters originate in Brandon, MS and include news of people's health and illnesses, activities, church and religion, the enslaved status of people in the Hopkinsville...
    • 1857
    • Kentucky Historical Society, Watson and Robinson families letters, SC 1261;
    • 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

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