The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for a short-term oral history use fellowship for the spring 2018 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students. Fellowship residency at the KHS campus in Frankfort, Kentucky, r
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The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2018 cycle.
When we think of Kentucky, we rarely imagine its global connections today or in the past. However, we cannot ignore that here in the foothills of the great Allegheny Mountain ranges and an integral part of the Ohio Valley region, we were - and continue to be - a part of a worldwide network. We have evidence of this kind of interactivity that reaches back as far as the Late Fort Ancient (1400-1680 CE) in Greenup County. Finding themselves between several European colonies by the 17th century, many Native American peoples took advantage of the demand for trade in animal hides.
The U.S. Civil Rights Trail has launched with over 100 points of interest showcased in fourteen states. Charged by National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis, historians at Georgia State University identified sixty sites and Southern state tourism directors added forty more. There are three Kentucky sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail:
Book review by Theresa L. Burriss (Radford University) for H-South
Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, Kim Donehower, eds. Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015. 238 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6559-2.
Book Review by Jennifer Walton-Hanley (Western Kentucky University) for H-SAWH
Kentucky Historical Society to Lead National Digital Research Effort
$90,000 NHPRC/Mellon Grant will kick off initiative
Frankfort, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2018) – A $90,000 grant from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help a team of national organizations led by the Kentucky Historical Society explore the future of biographical research and publishing for digital history projects.
The following collections from University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections Research Center have been digitized and added to ExploreUK. Feel free to contact us at http://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC with any questions!