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Suellyn Lathrop

Archivist, Western Kentucky University

Civil Rights @ WKU

PRESENTED ON OCT 20, 2015
IN BOWLING GREEN @ VOL 6

Suellyn Lathrop has been the Western Kentucky University Archivist since 2007. She chronicles the history of civil rights as it has played out at Western Kentucky University.

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Home on the Range

BY SUELLYN LATHROP
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Suellyn Lathrop is an archivist at Western Kentucky University. She shows us what campus was like when it was a "Home on the Range". The presentation was given in conjunction with Archives Month at WKU.

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Juliette H. Morgan: A Librarian Civil Rights Hero

BY JONATHAN JEFFREY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

Jonathan Jeffrey is the Manuscripts and Folklife Archives Coordinator and Department Head for Library Special Collections at Western Kentucky University. Here he shares with us the story of Juliette H. Morgan, a librarian who contributed to the Civil Rights Movement.

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Introducing The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

BY NANCY RICHEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

The story of African Americans in Kentucky is as diverse and vibrant as the state's general history. Nancy Richey highlights notable local African Americans who were "firsts" in their locales or fought for civil rights.

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Kentucky Marriage Equality Oral History Project

BY KAREN HOGG
IN BOWLING GREEN

Karen Hogg is a graduate student in the Folk Studies department at Western Kentucky University. She shares her experience gathering oral histories regarding the struggle for marriage equality in Kentucky.

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Archives and Civil Rights

BY APRIL MCCAULEY
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 20, 2015

April McCauley works in the Western Kentucky University Archives. She thoughtfully talks about how archives help us engage with the broad history of and ongoing struggle for civil rights.

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The League of Women Voters

BY KATHY JONES
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 30, 2017

Kathy Jones gives us a history of voter's rights and women's rights, and illustrates a vivid picture of why it's important that we vote!   

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Madison in the Sixties

BY STU LEVITAN
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 29, 2018

20 slides that tell the essential stories of the 1960's in Madison---the escalation of civil rights activism and sntiwar protest from pickets to firebombs; transformation of the ethnic Greenbush neighborhood into the Triangle Urban Renewal Area; the impact of university expansion, and the failed efforts to build Frank Lloyd Wright's auditorium and civic center at Monona Terrace; and som sex, drugs and rock and roll.

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Camp Atlanta

BY ANDREW K. STEIN
@ VOL 38 ON DEC 09, 2018

Andrew Stein and his nephew Theo explore Atlanta through their very own "Camp Atlanta."

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So A Jew Walks Into a Christian Play

BY JACOB MAXIMILLIAN BARON
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 21, 2019

The experience of a young Jewish man cast in the role of an historically real, murdered civil rights activist and Episcopal seminarian. Jacob Maximillian Baron talks about the experience of being in this show as a culturally Jewish man and what it taught him about the values shared between religions.