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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. 

Recent Content

Twenty-Fourth Annual KERA Convention

The twenty-fourth annual Kentucky Equal Rights Association convention is held in the Seelbach Auditorium in Louisville. Officers are: Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (President), Mrs. E.L. Hutchinson (First Vice-President), Jessie Firth (Second Vice-President), Mrs. J.B. Judah (Third Vice-President), Laura Clay (Corresponding Secretary), Mrs. R.A. McDowell (Recording Secretary), Mrs. Warfield C. Bennett (Treasurer), Lucy A. Nield (Auditor), Elise Bennett Smith (Member of NAWSA Executive Committee).

Twenty-Third Annual KERA Convention

The twenty-third annual convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association is held in the Arts Club Building in Lexington. Officers include: Madeline McDowell Breckinridge (President), Mrs. E.L. Hutchinson (First Vice-President), Mary C. Cramer (Second Vice-President), Nancy Sanford McLaughlin (Third Vice-President), Laura Clay (Corresponding Secretary), Emma M. Roebuck (Recording Secretary), Mrs. Warfield C. Bennett (Treasurer), and Belle Harris Bennett (Member of NAWSA Executive Committee).

Twenty-Second Annual KERA Convention

The twenty-second annual convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association is held at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville. Officers for this year include: Laura Clay (President), Mrs. John Castleman (First Vice-President), Mary C. Cramer (Second Vice-President), Nancy Sanford McLaughlin (Third Vice-President), Mary C. Roark (Corresponding Secretary), Emma M. Roebuck (Recording Secretary), Isabella H. Shepard (Treasurer), Lucy A. Nield (Auditor), and Mary E. Giltner (Member of NAWSA Executive Committee).

Twenty-First Annual KERA Convention

The twenty-first annual convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association is held in Covington. Officers elected at this convention are: Laura Clay (President), Mary Barr Clay (First Vice-President), Mary C. Cramer (Second Vice-President), Nancy Sanford McLaughlin (Third Vice-President), Mary C. Roark (Corresponding Secretary), Emma M. Roebuck (Recording Secretary), and Isabella H. Shepard (Treasurer). For the coming year, the organization plans to sponsor suffrage essays contests, push for an amendment to the state constitution allowing full suffrage, and establish a Lecture Bureau.

Nineteenth Annual KERA Convention

The nineteenth annual convention of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association is held in Richmond. Officers for the year include: Laura Clay (President), Mary Barr Clay (First Vice-President), Mary C. Cramer (Second Vice-President), Nancy Sanford McLaughlin (Third Vice-President), Mary C. Roark (Corresponding Secretary), Emma M. Roebuck (Recording Secretary), Isabella H. Shepard (Treasurer), Eliza C. Obenchain (Press Work), Mattie Bruce Reynolds (Historian) and Mary E. Giltner (Member of Executive Committee of NAWSA).

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