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McVey’s Era of Great Aspirations 1922–1931

Eric A. Moyen

in Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Both the professional and personal pressure that McVey experienced in 1922 should have been enough to motivate him to leave the University of Kentucky. He, however, did not leave for several reasons, ... More


Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Eric A. Moyen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership crisis. A special committee ... More


A Southern University and a Northern Progressive 1917–1920

Eric A. Moyen

in Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Frank McVey hastily accepted the University of Kentucky presidency, some believe that this was because he needed to avoid tension brewing in North Dakota. Abraham Flexner, who served as the ... More


Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Jim Host

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Changing the Game is the memoir of Jim Host, a pioneer in college sports marketing. After attending the University of Kentucky, Host spent a few years in business before accepting a position as ... More


Becoming a Breckinridge: A Kentucky Childhood

Anya Jabour

in Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women's Activism in Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042676
eISBN:
9780252051524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042676.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 1 uses Breckinridge’s unpublished memoirs in conjunction with other sources to explore Breckinridge’s family and childhood in Lexington, Kentucky. Breckinridge grew up surrounded by family; ... More


Epilogue: Examining the Past and Looking to the Future

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/9780813179551.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The epilogue turns its attention to Host’s perception of current events and issues about which he is passionate. He addresses problems that are keeping Kentucky from making greater progress, as well ... More


Business in the Bluegrass and Beyond

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/9780813179551.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While working with the Lexington Tourist and Convention Commission, Jim Host began to network with individuals from the National Tour Brokers Association (NTBA). Eventually, he convinced the NTBA ... More


Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was a brilliant young man whose athletic career and studies were cut short by a near-fatal case of osteomyelitis while he was in high school. Claude found a niche in broadcasting. ... More


Back to Kentucky and Bundled Rights

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/9780813179551.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While Host expanded corporate partnerships with the NCAA, he also obtained control of the marketing rights for multiple universities. In addition to the University of Texas, HCI began to work with ... More


The Fall

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Two negative milestones followed, as Claude covered the end of Bear Bryant’s UK career as well as the point-shaving scandal and NCAA probation for Coach Rupp’s basketball team. Among other respites, ... More


Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Joe B. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. Hall shares memories that stretch across his ninety years. He tells of his youth in Cynthiana, Kentucky, where his love for family, the outdoors, fishing, sports, work, and Kentucky all ... More


Introduction: A Northern Progressive and a Southern University

Eric A. Moyen

in Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Frank LeRond McVey is rarely remembered as the former president of a state university, in spite of the fact that he previously was recognized as a prominent figure in the field of higher education in ... More


The Banker: James P. Metcalfe (1822–1889)

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/9780813168609.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The details of the life of James Parks Metcalfe are elusive, despite his success as a lawyer, banker, and civic leader. He thrived as a behind-the-scenes operator, advising both politicians and ... More


Aftermath of a Tragedy

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

After Claude’s death, all of the teams and many of the athletes and coaches he covered underwent significant changes. UK eventually went to a single network feed. Claude’s mentees and family have ... More


Building a Life

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was born in Winchester, Kentucky, in 1924. After a promising athletic career and dreams of attending college were shattered by a serious case of osteomyelitis in his teens, Claude ... More


The Best of Times

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

in Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude began his full-time UK broadcasting career in 1947 at WKLX. He covered some early UK football teams under coach Paul “Bear” Bryant and UK basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s first two NCAA ... More


Epilogue

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/9780813169118.003.0020
Subject:
History, African-American History

The epilogue discusses the last years of Lincoln Institute's existence as a boarding high school. Gilliard resigned after the 1960 state tournament to launch his own journey as a college ... More


Epilogue

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue describes James Still’s funeral in Hindman as a gathering of family, friends, and admirers to celebrate Still’s life and honor his literary accomplishments. Emanating from the hills of ... More


Pattern of a Writer in Pursuit of Publication

Carol Boggess

in James Still: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174181
eISBN:
9780813174815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how in the last stage of his career Still turned his attention to publishing. Between 1965 and 1978, he published or reprinted eight titles, four of which were books for ... More


From the Lexington Stage to a New York Park Bench

Joseph B. Atkins

in Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This wide-ranging chapter follows Harry Dean Stanton in his first years after military service. He returned to Lexington, Kentucky, and enrolled at the University of Kentucky, eventually making his ... More


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