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The White Frontiersman, Manhood, Domesticity, and Loyalty

Chad A. Barbour

in From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496806840
eISBN:
9781496806888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806840.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter two focuses on what might be considered the foil to the Indian: the white frontiersman. Specifically in the figure of Daniel Boone, the white frontiersman portrays a complementary ideal of ... More


Problematic Graves, Tourism, and the Wishes of Survivors

in Digging Up the Dead: A History of Notable American Reburials

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226423296
eISBN:
9780226423326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423326.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Many significant exhumation episodes in America involved not only statesmen and warriors, founders and fallen heroes, but also legendary figures, especially in literature and the arts—for example, ... More


Out of the Archives

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents cases of questioned historical writings that are not as sensational as the ones examined in the previous chapters, but have great significance to the collector, archivist, and ... More


Action at the Kentucky Historical Society, 1959–1973

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/9780813161051.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In his fourteen years at the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), Chinn dealt with various conflicts and issues. He wanted to increase membership and succeeded, even creating the Kentucky Junior ... More


A Buzzel about Kantuck

Jason G. Strange

in Shelter from the Machine: Homesteaders in the Age of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043031
eISBN:
9780252051890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043031.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The first of three chapters exploring the history of homesteading in the area around Berea, Kentucky, chapter 2 gives a lively overview of the initial wave of white colonization and Native American ... More


1802–1835: Westward Movement, Eastern Instruction

Estill Curtis Pennington

in Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter starts by presenting the reports of early artists and itinerant activity. John James Audubon observed wildlife and painted portraits in Kentucky. He was a naturalist artist and first ... More


A Concise History of Kentucky

James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124988
eISBN:
9780813135298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124988.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

To most people, the word “Kentucky” is likely to inspire thoughts of Derby Day, burley tobacco fields, feuding Appalachian families, coal mines, and Colonel Sanders' famous fried chicken. There is ... More


Buckskin and Lace

Randolph Paul Runyon

in The Mentelles: Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the spring of 1791,Waldemar joins the French colonists already at Gallipolis, Ohio Territory, hitching a ride on the boats transporting soldiers down the Ohio River to fight the Indians. He was ... More


“New Provocations”: The Political and Cultural Consequences of Revolutionary War Stories

Robert G. Parkinson

in The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626635
eISBN:
9781469628103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626635.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Over the eight years of war, references to the king's proxies were a vital, vibrant part of the patriots' mobilization. They argued that playing upon colonial outrage and prejudice, the keystone of ... More


The Eden Shale Hills

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the landscape as the road makes a topographic transition from the Inner Bluegrass to the Eden Shale Hills. Modern US 68 follows the historic road's track closely through this ... More


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