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The goal of H-Kentucky is to create an online collaborative environment to facilitate communication and the exchange or scholarly and pedagogical ideas among teachers, researchers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists), all in an open, democratic, respectful and non-partisan manner. H-Kentucky especially welcomes those who are interested in Kentucky, as well as those in any history/humanities field who live and/or work in Kentucky. 

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Mississippi Valley suffragists conference includes 3 Kentucky speakers

The presidents of the suffrage organizations from nineteen states -- from the South and West -- came together in a conference in St. Louis at the Buckingham Hotel, April 2-4, 1913. Kentuckians scheduled to speak were: Laura Clay (Lexington, KY) on "The Value of Non-Dues-Paying Organizations;" Belle Harris Bennett (Whitehall [Richmond], KY) on "Southern Women and the Ballot;" Madeline McDowell Breckenridge (Lexington, KY) on "What Women May Do for Women through the Ballot."

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US Forestry Department, National Parks Service, WPA, and Lexington Northside Neighborhood Association photos added to ExploreUK

The following materials were recently added to ExploreUK, the digital library of the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research CenterContact us if you have any questions or would like to know more about our holdings. 

Laura Clay and group marching for the Madison, Fayette, and Franklin Kentucky Equal Rights Association, at Democratic National Convention in St. Louis, [n.d.], , [n.d.]. Laura Clay Photographic Collection, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY

Title: Laura Clay and group marching for the Madison, Fayette, and Franklin Kentucky Equal Rights Association, at Democratic National Convention in St. Louis, [n.d.], , [n.d.].

Publisher: Laura Clay Photographic Collection, Box 1, item 3. University of Kentucky, Lexington KY.

See details on the photo in the Kentuckiana Digital Library's catalog: http://kdl.kyvl.org/catalog/xt7sbc3svg22_1_4.

Susan Ann Bennett (1843-1891)

Image of Susan Ann Bennett (1843-1891 snipped from p 83 of:

MacDonnell, Mrs. Robert W. Belle Harris Bennett: Her Life Work. Nashville, TN: The Woman's Section of the Board of Missions, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1928. Available online via Internet Archive at https://archive.org/details/belleharrisbenne01macd

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