Seventy-six Kentucky women were elected County Superintendent of Schools in the 24-year period from when the first female superintendent in Kentucky was elected until the first election when all eligible Kentucky women could vote in school elections. This document contains a list of these women and the years they served.
"The Reckoning - Facing the Legacy of Slavery in America" is a digital project developed by Loretta Williams (editor) and produced by Nancy Rosenbaum and Dan Gediman. The history and lasting impact of slavery in America is examined by looking at Kentucky as a case study. The project's website includes
YouTube video of “Interpreting Slavery at Kentucky Historic Sites,” a conference held on 13 August 2007, featuring the Dr. Anne Butler (1948 – 2013), founding Director of the Center of Excellence for the Study of African Americans, Kentucky State University; Dr. J.
"From Bardstown to Broadway: The Road to Votes for Women" YouTube videos (see URL for playlist of all the videos) by Looking for Lilith Theatre Co. in Louisville, Kentucky.The series includes the following:
Title: Bitter Harvest: Laura Clay's Suffrage Work.
Publication: Lexington, Ky.: Bur Press, 1946. Available online courtesy of the Lexington Public Library.
This limited edition biography of Laura Clay (1849-1941) focuses on her work with the women's suffrage movement. Sophonisba P. Breckinridge wrote an introduction for it. The book, third in the Kentucky Monograph Series, also contains some images of the Clay family.
Author: Shea Simanek Magnuson, interviewed by Mariam Addarrat Title: Women's Suffrage in Kentucky (2020) Publisher: Tales from the Kentucky Room, Lexington Public Library, Lexington, KY (6 January 2020)
Shea Simanek Magnuson speaks in this podcast about the history of women’s suffrage in Kentucky and the U.S. The episode features two suffrage songs: