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Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community

Douglas A. Boyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134086
eISBN:
9780813135892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134086.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A small neighborhood in north Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. “Craw's” reputation for vice, violence, moral corruption, and ... More


The Kentucky Campaign, Cumberland Gap: July–October 1862

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the role of the Cumberland Gap in the Confederacy's Kentucky campaign aimed at settling the question of who would hold the state. Under the leadership of General Braxton Bragg, ... More


“Among the most brilliant advocates of votes for women in this country” 1912–1913

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter provides an account of the crucial meeting of the legislature at Frankfort in January 1912, where Madeline had made speeches and had lobbyied legislators to see that the school suffrage ... More


“I cannot keep her from doing more than she ought to do” 1916–1918

Melba Porter Hay

in Madeline McDowell Breckinridge and the Battle for a New South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125329
eISBN:
9780813135236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125329.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Madeline Breckinridge approached the 1916 legislative session with zeal and determination, although exhausted from her three years as president of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association and ill with ... More


Odds and Ends; or, Here and There

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

As Chinn developed the business at Chinn’s Cave House, he also spent considerable time in Frankfort, Kentucky. He worked with “Happy” Chandler, a friend in the government who got him a position as ... More


An Elegant Specimen of Manhood 1881–1889

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses Isaac Murphy's significance as an exemplar of manhood, professionalism, and sportsmanship in the development of a progressive African American identity. Through his ... More


The Reporter Who Was Not: Achilles Sneed (1772–1825)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Achilles Sneed was the clerk of the Kentucky Court of Appeals from 1801 until he was ousted in 1824 as a result of the Old Court–New Court controversy. He was a Frankfort civic leader, and his home ... More


Validating Models through a Chronological and Concrete Analysis: Three Case Studies

Christian Montès

in American Capitals: A Historical Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080482
eISBN:
9780226080512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080512.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter will test the model of complexity, while rendering it more concrete. It proposes a deeper study of the evolution of three capitals, encompassing their processes of choice as well as ... More


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