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Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Brad Asher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1846, Cecelia, a 15-year-old slave girl traveled to Niagara Falls with her young Louisville mistress, Frances “Fanny” Thruston Ballard. During their stay, Cecelia made the bold decision to escape, ... More


ALL THINGS MADE NEW: The End of the Heroic Age

Gregory A. Wills

in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377149
eISBN:
9780199869497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377149.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on the many difficulties and changes experienced by the seminary's following its move to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1877. By 1895, none of the seminary's founders remained, marking ... More


Camp Dix, New Jersey

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0024
Subject:
History, Military History

The First Division was transferred in September 1920 to Camp Dix, New Jersey. In Louisville, hundreds of the officers and men had married Kentucky girls. As soon as they were settled at Camp Dix, ... More


Introduction

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction portrays the scene at the Paul Rusch Festival Yatsugatake County Fair. Initially, it appears to be like any other American harvest festival, but the event takes place in the ... More


Early Life: Son of Louisville

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 traces Paul Rusch’s early life in Louisville as the son of a grocer and as a soldier in World War I. After the war, Rusch led an effort to establish a bohemian art colony in Louisville, ... More


Fanny: Postwar Trials

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines Fanny's family life after the end of the war. It discusses the increasing hostility of postwar Louisville toward the Federal government, and the role of the Federal courts, ... More


The Rebirth of the Old Rebel Press and the Thorny Issue of Censorship in Wartime

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky became intensely pro-Southern after the war, a fact reflected in the rise of the old Confederate press. Some of the papers did not survive the conflict, but many did. Haldeman returned to ... More


Open Accommodations in the All American City

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on an ordinance passed by the Louisville Board of Aldermen making it illegal to discriminate based on race in any place of business open to the general public, the first such ... More


Fourteen. Dancing in the Dark

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter looks closely at Schuman first three mature dance scores: Undertow, Night Journey, and Judith. It explores the nature of Schuman's collaborations with Antony Tudor and Martha Graham and ... More


The Press and the Presidential Election of 1860

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Voters had four candidates to choose from in the presidential election of 1860. The Kentucky press endorsed three of the hopefuls, the winner not among them. The Louisville papers reflected the ... More


Confronting School and Residential Segregation during the Cold War

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on educational and housing segregation prevailing during the period. It notes that the U.S. Supreme Court had issued the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ruling, ... More


The KFC Yum! Center

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Host resigned his cabinet position in 2005 but agreed to continue as chair of the Louisville Arena Task Force (LATF). Its members agreed that Louisville needed a new arena but disagreed on the ... More


Fanny: Learning to Be a Slave Owner

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the process by which Fanny was educated to the duties and challenges of slave ownership. Cecelia was purchased as an infant by Fanny's father and eventually became Fanny's ... More


Fanny: A Woman's Place

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Fanny's life after Cecelia's escape. Wealthy, socially prominent, and still reliant on the service of slaves, Fanny enjoyed life among Louisville's social elite during the ... More


Fanny: The Civil War in Louisville

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter chronicles the life of Fanny and her family during the Civil War. Helped by her husband's government post and with her sons too young to fight, Fanny suffered few of the deprivations ... More


Cecelia: Back in Louisville

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

After the war, Cecelia and William moved back to Louisville. This chapter looks at their experiences in the context of African American life in this period. Cecelia and William faced persistent ... More


Secret Ballot

James W. Miller

in Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169118
eISBN:
9780813169965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169118.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how Louisville interests tried to persuade the KHSAA board to return the state high school basketball tournament to Louisville, over the objections of Lexington supporters. ... More


Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Daniel S. Margolies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Henry Watterson (1840–1921), editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal from the 1860s through World War I, was one of the most important and widely read newspaper editors in American history. An ... More


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

Estill Curtis Pennington

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From 1802, when the young artist William Edward West began painting portraits on a downriver trip to New Orleans, to 1918, when John Alberts, the last of Frank Duveneck's students, worked in ... More


Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Tracy E. K'Meyer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Situated on the banks of the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky, represents a cultural and geographical intersection of North and South. Throughout its history, Louisville has simultaneously displayed ... More


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