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Berea Beloved

Elizabeth DiSavino

in Katherine Jackson French: Kentucky's Forgotten Ballad Collector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178523
eISBN:
9780813178530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178523.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

(Jackson) French approaches Berea College to ask for their support in publication of her ballads. Eleanor Frost is enthused, and President William Goodell Frost promises help. French prematurely ... More


Inside Interracial Colleges, 1837–1880

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0003
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter provides a local analysis of lived experiences on three integrated college campuses – Berea (KY), Howard (DC) and Oberlin (OH). Selected from among thirty colleges open to blacks and ... More


A New Constituency for Berea

Christi M. Smith

in Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Chapter 7 chronicles the efforts of Berea’s leaders to construct Appalachians as a particular brand of poor whites, and without the stigma of the Confederacy attached to other Southern whites. By the ... More


Bringing a Revival to the Mountains

Andrew McNeill Canady

in Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Weatherford’s close attention to the concerns of Appalachian poverty, education, and religion. His involvement in these issues grew out of his work with Berea College in ... More


A Splendid Little War

THOMAS KIFFMEYER

in Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Roslea Johnson was a child of what historian Chad Berry referred to as the “northern exiles”, or Appalachians, who had to relocate to Northern industrial enters to look for employment opportunities ... More


The Shot Heard Round the World

THOMAS KIFFMEYER

in Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125091
eISBN:
9780813135175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125091.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After a short tenure as a math teacher in McDowell County, North Carolina, Milton Ogle—born in Floyd County, Virginia, and graduated from Berea College in 1955—went back to Berea and administered the ... More


Reparation and Reconciliation: The Rise and Fall of Integrated Higher Education

Christi M. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630687
eISBN:
9781469630717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630687.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Reparation and Reconciliation is the first book to reveal the nineteenth-century struggle for racial integration on U.S. college campuses. As the Civil War ended, the need to heal the scars of ... More


1925–1928: Reform Blighted

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

in A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The climate favorable to reform darkened by the mid-1920s. Bradley taught courses at Berea College and assisted at mountain clinics offering primary care. Mostly, the doctor sold more stories and ... More


1928–1949: Reckoning

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

in A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the end of the 1920s, reactionary politics stymied reform legislations, and the Sheppard-Towner law lapsed in 1929. Bradley’s published writing dwelled on positive changes to healthcare for rural ... More


Willis Duke Weatherford: Race, Religion, and Reform in the American South

Andrew McNeill Canady

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168159
eISBN:
9780813168760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168159.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Willis Duke Weatherford lived from 1875 to 1970 and played a key role in many of the significant social and political issues of his day, namely, race relations, education, religion, and Appalachian ... More


Ideasclerosis, Continued

David W. Orr

in The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195148558
eISBN:
9780197562222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195148558.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

General George Lee Butler ascended through the ranks of the air force from fighter pilot to the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. He was a true believer in the mission of the military and ... More


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