Cornelia Alexander Beach, 1871 (?)-1940: Louisville Teacher and Militant Suffragist

Cornelia Alexander Beach was born around 1870 in Indiana; neither her exact date nor place of birth is reliably recorded. She was the daughter of George R. Beach, a printer, and Frances (Fannie) M. Beach, a teacher, and was one of four siblings. Cornelia Beach grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana.  As George Beach died in 1876, Cornelia and her brother and sisters were raised by their mother, who taught in the public schools of Terre Haute.  

JOB: Assistant Professor, Colonial North American/Early US History, Western KY University

The History Department at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-eligible position at the assistant professor level, in colonial North American and early United States history, with experience in digital history methods, to begin August 2018. 

See more information on H-Net Job Guide at https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56127

CFP - Young Scholars Sessions at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History, April 5-8, 2018, Louisville, Ky. (USA)

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The Society for Military History (SMH) is pleased to call for papers for several special sessions by Young Scholars (B.A. and M.A. students) during the 85th Annual Meeting, hosted by the University of Louisville’s College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of History in Louisville, Kentucky.

Request for Chapters for New Book on the African American Experience

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Call for Papers for the Edited Book on African American Studies

We would like to invite you to contribute a chapter in an edited book, designed for use in the undergraduate classroom, focusing on the African American experience. The African American Experience: From Slavery to Liberation will be published by Eastern Kentucky University Libraries.

Frankfort Women Suffrage Centennial Celebration Group to March in Christmas Parade, Dec 8, 7 pm

Frankfort's Women Suffrage Centennial Celebration group is planning to march in the Frankfort Christmas parade on December 8th - 7 p.m. They need people to carry banners. Any "Votes for Women" banners or sashes will do. Please contact Sylvia Coffey if interested (scoffey7@mis.net).

The theme for the Frankfort Christmas Parade is "Saving Christmas!" Inclement weather date is Friday, December 15th.


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