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The Assault on Elisha Green: Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152387
eISBN:
9780813154206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152387.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

On June 8, 1883, Rev. Elisha Green was traveling by train from Maysville to Paris, Kentucky. At Millersburg, about forty students from the Millersburg Female College crowded onto the train, ... More


Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Nora Rose Moosnick

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Arabs and Jews are thought to inhabit the Middle East or urban areas in the United States, not Kentucky or other out of the way locales. Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation ... More


Introduction

Randolph Paul Runyon

in The Assault on Elisha Green: Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813152387
eISBN:
9780813154206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813152387.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The book is centered around the attack of George T. Gould and Frank L. Bristow on Elisha W. Green on a train in 1883 and Green's subsequent vindication in court. Though primarily a biography of ... More


Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Literacy in the Mountains examines five Appalachian newspapers published between 1885 and 1920 for evidence of literacy practices in mountain communities. The newspapers illustrate that there existed ... 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


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


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 Most Hated Man in Kentucky: The Lost Cause and the Legacy of Union General Stephen Burbridge

Brad Asher

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780813181370
eISBN:
9780813151090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181370.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

For the last third of the nineteenth century, Union General Stephen Gano Burbridge enjoyed the unenviable distinction of being the most hated man in Kentucky. From mid-1864, just months into his ... 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


Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Kentucky is regarded as one of the most ecologically diverse states in the nation, home to sprawling Appalachian forests, rolling green meadows, and the longest cave system in the world. None of ... More


Bourbon's Backroads: A Journey through Kentucky's Distilling Landscape

Karl Raitz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178424
eISBN:
9780813178431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178424.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Part I of this book is a geographic history of Kentucky’s distilling industry, focusing on the nineteenth century. Kentucky distillers have produced alcohol spirits, bourbon, and rye whiskeys for ... More


Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at New York's Belmont Park, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Papyrus, winner of England's greatest horse race, the Epsom Derby. The $100,000 purse for ... More


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

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book describes the remarkable life of Paul Rusch, a Kentuckian who went to Japan after the Great Kanto Earthquake. Rusch embarked on an unlikely journey from a YMCA worker to college instructor, ... More


The Fall of Kentucky's Rock: Western Kentucky Democratic Politics since the New Deal

George G. Humphreys

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182339
eISBN:
9780813182469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182339.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This in-depth study offers a new examination of a region that is often overlooked in political histories of the Bluegrass State. George G. Humphreys traces the arc of politics and the economy in ... More


Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary

Josie Underwood

Nancy Disher Baird (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125312
eISBN:
9780813135151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125312.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A well-educated, outspoken member of a politically prominent family in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Josie Underwood (1840–1923) left behind one of the few intimate accounts of the Civil War written by a ... 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


Thirteen Women Strong: The Making of a Team

Robert K. Wallace

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125152
eISBN:
9780813135052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125152.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book chronicles the 2006–7 season of the Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team. Led by revered head coach Nancy Winstel, the Norse rallied to yet another remarkable season despite ... 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


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

Randolph Paul Runyon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175386
eISBN:
9780813175690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175386.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Drawing on newly translated materials and previously overlooked primary sources, Randolph Paul Runyon explores the life and times of the Mentelles in this intriguing dual biography. He illustrates ... More


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

Carlton Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Colonel George M. Chinn, born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, in 1902, grew up with a fondness for guns. After attending Millersburg Military Institute, he played football for Centre College. He spent his ... More


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