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    Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Drafts, notes, outlines, proofs, and other papers reflecting Roberts's influence as a regional writer in southern renaissance literature and her contribution to the agrarian literary revival of the 1920s and 1930s. Includes drafts of her published and unpublished novels, short stories, and poems. Also includes Roberts's research material pertaining to the history of Kentucky and the Louisville flood of 1937 and her mother's reminiscences...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
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    William Short papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Thomas Jefferson, his diplomatic missions to France, Holland, and Spain, his aborted mission to Russia, and his extensive business interests, especially land speculation in Ohio, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia, and his investments in railroads and canals. Correspondence with American and European diplomatic and...
    • Contributor: Short, William
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    Shaker collection of records concerning the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, 1676-1937 Members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, a millenial religious sect originating in England among the Society of Friends in the 18th century, were popularly known as Shakers. Correspondence, covenants, diaries and journals, financial and legal papers, hymns and hymnals, church orders and instructions, poetry, spiritual communications, inspirational writings and drawings, essays, biographical and historical sketches, memoirs, and other papers...
    • Date: 1676
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    Dale Ann Bradley Band bluegrass concert celebrating the Library's collections from Kentucky, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on December 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert was the culmination of a day of events celebrating the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the American Folklife Center and featured a...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on August 7, 2013 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers perform jubilee-style, a cappella, sacred gospel music and secular songs. Members of the group were interviewed on the day of the performance and the interview is...
    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013
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    William Short papers, 1778-1853 Secretary to President Thomas Jefferson, diplomat, and landowner. Diplomatic, financial, and personal correspondence, financial and business papers, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Short's activities as secretary to Jefferson, his diplomatic missions, and business interests.
    • Contributor: Short, William
    • Date: 1778
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    Roger Jones family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, notebooks, legal documents, financial records, printed matter, survey plats, and other papers. Chiefly the papers of the descendants of Captain Roger Jones who accompanied Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper, to Virginia in 1680. Chronicles the lives of several generations of Jones family members in Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky. Subjects include family affairs; Virginia agriculture, commerce, courts, slave holdings, and tobacco plantations;...
    • Contributor: Jones, Elizabeth Cocke Pratt - Jones, Frederick - Jones, Roger - Jones, Thomas - Jones, Thomas Ap Thomas - Jones, Walter
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    Russell & Co., Guangzhou, China, records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, financial and legal records, and miscellany relating to Russell & Co., Guangzhou (Canton), China, and to its founder, Samuel Russell, and members of his family. Includes material relating to the merger of Russell & Co. with John P. Cushing, William Perkins & Company of Boston, Mass., and hong merchant Houqua, of Guangzhou, China; banking problems in the U.S.; national and international monetary matters;...
    • Contributor: Russell & Co. - Russell, Samuel
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    William B. Randolph papers, 1696-1884 Virginia plantation owner. Correspondence, legal and financial records, and miscellaneous material reflecting the life of a plantation owner in Virginia prior to the Civil War, with particular emphasis on the economics of managing an extensive plantation worked by a large force of slaves.
    • Contributor: Randolph, William
    • Date: 1696
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    William B. Randolph papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Personal correspondence and financial, legal, and other papers of Randolph, his father, Peter S. Randolph, his mother, Elizabeth Randolph, his guardian, Richard Adams, and other relatives and friends. The papers reflect the management and economic aspects of Randolph's Virginia plantation, Chatsworth, before the Civil War, especially farming and the buying and selling of slaves. Other topics include the election of Thomas Jefferson to the...
    • Contributor: Randolph, William - Adams, Richard - Randolph, Elizabeth - Randolph, Peter S.
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    Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, legal records, account book, printed matter, and other papers of Andrew Stevenson and his son, J.W. Stevenson. Papers of Andrew Stevenson document his service as U.S. minister to Great Britain and relate primarily to U.S. foreign relations with Great Britain. Subjects include the Caroline affair (1837-1838), negotiations for the settlement of the northeastern boundary between the U.S. and Canada, and the ascendancy...
    • Contributor: Stevenson, Andrew - Stevenson, J. W. (John White)
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    [James Childers]
    • Contributor: Gauthier, Sheldon F. - Childers, James

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    American Friends Service Committee records, 1933-1988 Journal, correspondence and other papers relating to the experiences of American Service Committee volunteers at a mining camp in Letcher County, Ky., endeavoring to improve social conditions there and in the town of Hemphill.
    • Contributor: American Friends Service Committee
    • Date: 1933
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    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers Concert by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers.
    • Contributor: Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2013-08-07
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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, legal case files, committee files, conference agenda, administrative records, printed matter, and other records documenting the legal program of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, parent organization of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal, and supreme courts. Subjects include...
    • Contributor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
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    Oral history with 17 year old white female, Jackson, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Unidentified - Blanton, Linda Lonon
    • Date: 1972

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    Oral history with 71 year old male, Kentucky (Transcript)
    • Contributor: Vandermeer, Sam
    • Date: 1971-11-04

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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865 Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.
    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1850
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    Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Digital sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert performed by the Northern Kentucky Brotherhood singing jubilee-style, a cappella, sacred gospel music in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on July 16, 2009, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Photographs of the event by Megan Halsband. The collection also includes an interview with Eric "Ric" Jennings...
    • Contributor: Jennings, Ric - Gates, Bob - Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2009
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    Breckinridge family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, articles, subject files, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, and other papers of various Breckinridge family members. Papers of John Breckinridge document his service as Kentucky attorney general and legislator; his years as U.S. attorney general and senator; the Alien and Sedition Acts; and the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and 1799. Papers of Robert J. Breckinridge pertain primarily to his ministry in...
    • Contributor: Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes - Breckinridge, Desha - Breckinridge, Henry - Breckinridge, John - Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell) - Breckinridge, Joseph Cabell - Breckinridge, Katherine Carson - Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell - Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson) - Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston) - Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston - Desha, Mary
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    'The High Lonesome Sound' Revisited: Documenting Traditional Culture in America In the early 1960s, the multitalented musician, filmmaker, and photographer John Cohen journeyed to eastern Kentucky to document the songs of church-goers, miners, and farmers, and the rural community that produced and sustained their uniquely American sound. The result was "The High Lonesome Sound," a classic 1963 documentary film than evocatively illustrates how music and religion help Appalachian people maintain their dignity and traditions...
    • Contributor: Cohen , John - Cohen, John - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009-06-11
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, appointment books, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain. Subjects include war debt negotiations; Monetary and Economic Conference, London, Eng., 1933; London Naval Conference, 1935-1936; invasion of Ethiopia (Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936); the gold standard and other monetary and tariff issues; disarmament; world politics including the rising influence of Japan; political leaders...
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
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    Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939 Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.
    • Contributor: Bingham, Robert Worth
    • Date: 1856