Welcome to H-Kentucky

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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Nannie Helen Burroughs school and Cheri Bryant Hamilton in Washington D.C.

Image courtesy of Cheri Bryant Hamilton of Louisville, daughter of Ruth Booker from Detroit. Booker attended Nannie Helen Burroughs' Training School in Washington D.C. 1938-42. In 2006, half of the original school (founded in 1908 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991) was used for the Monroe School. A founder of the Women's Convention of the National Baptist Convention, she served as president for thirteen years.

Nannie Helen Burroughs bust and Cheri Bryant Hamilton in Washington D.C.

Image courtesy of Cheri Bryant Hamilton of Louisville, daughter of Ruth Booker from Detroit. Booker attended Nannie Helen Burroughs' Training School in Washington D.C. 1938-42. In 2006, half of the original school (founded in 1908 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991) was used for the Monroe School. The bust honoring Burroughs, pictured here with Cheri Bryant Hamilton, can be found in the school yard there.

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