Dear H-Kentucky subscribers,
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.
The Board for the Kentucky Association of Teachers of History (KATH) is seeking volunteer judges for the 2018 Thomas D. Clark Undergraduate Writing Award. The award is one of four student writing awards that will be presented at KATH's annual conference on September 15th at the University of Louisville. Volunteer judges will determine the recipient of this year's Thomas D.
It was with great delight that we found out about the Lifetime Herstory Map - https://www.mylifetime.com/about-lifetimes-herstory-map-a-guide-to-americas-statues-of-women . Sadly, we saw that they only had one Kentucky woman monument on their map: Elizabeth Rogers in Berea, on Boone Street. She was the wife of Berea College principal, John A.R.
Lily Ray Glenn was the daughter of Richard P. Glenn who was born in Todd County, Kentucky. Her visits around the state are recorded in multiple documents, and from these accounts and reports we learn that she was a powerful speaker that kept her audiences’ attention.