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GIRL'S ACT OF FRIENDSHIP NOT FORGOTTEN BY RECIPIENT - 1 views

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    This article is an interview with a schoolmate who friended Helen Caise Wade years ago.
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    Hi Angela, I can't get this link to work...?
aplatonic 3

She broke a race barrier | Education | Kentucky.com - 0 views

  • described her experiences as the first black student to ever attend a white school in Lexington, and the price her family paid for helping to break the color barrier in 1955.
  • Helen Caise Wade
tiger lily

Higher Education in Kentucky - 0 views

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    This higly informational book traces the history of higher education of African Americas from the 1800's to present day. It is and exalent resors on the early days during segrigation and intigration of almost every large college in the state.
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Saint Peter Claver Catholic Church - 0 views

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    A historically all black church that was built for the black Catholics in Lexington. Because of segregation or racial tendecies held by the majority of white people in Lexington, the black Catholics were not permitted in the two white Catholic churches.
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International Federation of Professional Business Women - 0 views

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    This the offical website for the group and explains the mission and the values of the group as a whole. It also offers history on the creation of the group and what the group is currently involved with today. I found it extremely intresting that a Kentucky women born before women had the right to vote could make such a huge impact not only on a state level or a nation wide level, but on an international level, like Lena Phillips was able to accomplish in her lifetime.
charlie v

Lena Madesin Phillips - 0 views

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    This website offers information about Mrs. Phillips, a Kentucky graduate who formed a national and then international group or club for the equality of women through business and economic stand points. The group is called the International Federation of Business and Professional Women.
Big Bird

Elizabeth Hardwick and her work of "Domestic Manners" - 1 views

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    This link will provide a way to read the journal article written by Kentucky's own Elizabeth Hardwick, a prominent female writer born in Lexington whose dissection and insight to literature and the scholarly world provided an avenue for all women to follow in her footsteps.
Randolph Hollingsworth

Sisters in Struggle: Women in the Louisville Civil Rights Movement 1945 - 1975 | Univer... - 2 views

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      I love this picture of Senator Powers! You can see how powerful a speaker she was then... and now too!
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    This is a website created by the University of Louisville and focuses on influential women from the time period who influenced the communities of Louisville. Some of the women mentioned are Mae Street Kidd, Ruth Booker Bryant and Thelma Stovall, who all played signifacant roles in the Civil Rights Movement in Louisville during the 50's, 60's and 70's.
tiger lily

Lucy Harth Smith - 0 views

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    An commemorative article about Lucy Harth Smith detailing all the work she did in Kentucky in the field of promoting black history and in education. The whole article can be accessed through Jstor.
Big Bird

400 Arrested in Kentucky Riots - 0 views

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    This is an article from the New York times describing the riots that occurred in Lousiville due to the desegregation of its local schools. These riots happened in 1975, more than 20 years after the famous Brown vs. Board of Education court case which ended segregation in schools.
tiger lily

Oral HIstory - 1 views

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    The Kentucky Historical Society has put together on this site the Oral History Project. They have recorded and transcribes stories from the Civil Rights Movement. They are all Kentuckians and is an excelling primary source regarding various topics that the interviewees discuss. I listen to Howard Bailey talk of what it was like to move from segregated color school to integrated school.
Randolph Hollingsworth

Kentucky Female Orphan School: Picture in C. Frank Dunn Photographs Collection in Kentu... - 1 views

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    Thought this picture might be useful in the project on Female Orphan School to examine issues of class and race in the models of Kentucky womanhood projected from the school administrators for advertising purposes and/or fundraising. The role of the railroad and coal industries in the school could be examined also. Notes from KDL site: Woodford County, Kentucky. Kentucky Female Orphan School: Many girls at the Kentucky Female Orphan School, Midway, Ky. are daughters of Southern Railway men. In the background are several original buildings of the school which opened in 1849. Date: 1900 - 1954.
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Womens History Month - 1 views

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    I know this already happened, but this site discuss some history of Kentucky women and the idea that women's history needs to be recorded and spread, espically history prior to 1970. It goes into some detail about how schools around the nation are begining to increase the importance of womens history and support the research that will create more womens history.
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History of Science Hill - 2 views

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    Julia Tevis started a school in Shelbyville to teach women who were living in wilderness area. This is a good site for history about Shelbyville and the impact that one women can make on hundreds of young women educationally.
One Ton

Important Women in KY History - 2 views

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    This website is not organized in any specific fashion but does give insights on important women in KY history.
Syle Khaw

Kentucky Orphan School - 2 views

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    Something for my service learning project group to take a look at. Elizabeth Littlejohn Turner Martin attended the Kentucky Orphan School and was honored this year during Women's History Month
aplatonic 3

A History of KY Female Orphan School - 4 views

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    This site has scanned pages to a book copyrighted in 1930 about the history of KFOS by Harry Giovannoli.
aplatonic 3

1933 Midway Pageant - 1 views

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    Students from the school were dancers for this 1933 Pageant.
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    The link isn't working. Maybe the site has moved.
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