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The Price of Coal, Part II

Bloody Harlan and the Coal War of the 1930s

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As the nation remembers the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a statue of Adm. Husband Kimmel, sculpted by Louisville’s Raymond Graf was unveiled in Henderson more

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Were quilts with coded symbols used to guide slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad? more

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Bloody Harlan and the Coal War of the 1930s more

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Kentucky White Lightning in Song, Story and Fact more

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Maysville and Owensboro schools exemplify Kentucky’s educational diversity... more

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A chance coffeehouse meeting leads to discovery of a treasured friendship and treasured artifacts more

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Henry Clay

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The legacy of Henry Clay, one of Kentucky’s most influential statesmen more

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Were it not for Kentuckian Garrett Morgan, traffic lights as we know them might not exist more

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Photos courtesy of University of Kentucky Special Collections, The Belle Brezing Photographic Collection, 1868-1983

From humble beginnings, Lexington madam makes a name and a fortune for herself more

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Guerilla activity, and the extreme actions taken to suppress it, plunged the Commonwealth into turmoil more

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Cookbooks provide insight into our Commonwealth's culinary culture more

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The Black Patch Tobacco War of western Kentucky more

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Photos courtesy of University of Kentucky Special Collections, the Cora Wilson Stewart Photographic Collection, ca. 1900-1940

Cora Wilson Stewart launched a nationwide education campaign from her Morehead hometown more

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The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky preserves the stories of our Commonwealth and its people. more

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The bloody saga of mass murderer and Confederate guerilla Champ Ferguson more

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LongRifleMarch

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Contemporary craftsmen uphold the artistry and history of Kentucky’s namesake rifle more

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Forever connected to the classrooms of Greenup County, beloved Kentucky author Jesse Stuart also taught students and audiences in the far corners of the world. more

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