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South Union Messenger (November 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections Nov 1997

South Union Messenger (November 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

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South Union Messenger (September 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections Sep 1997

South Union Messenger (September 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

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South Union Messenger (June 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections Jun 1997

South Union Messenger (June 1997), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

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Anthony Benezet: True Champion Of The Slave, Irv A. Brendlinger Apr 1997

Anthony Benezet: True Champion Of The Slave, Irv A. Brendlinger

Faculty Publications - College of Christian Studies

Anthony Benezet was the greatest eighteenth-century influence toward the ending of British slavery and the slave trade. While names such as Wilberforce, Sharp and Clarkson ring with familiarity as champions of the slave, it is Benezet who occupies the position of foundational influence on these men and the entire cause. To substantiate this claim I shall introduce his life and then examine his anti-slavery activities and influences, including on John Wesley.


“We Have Raffeled For The Elephant & Won!”: The Wool Industry At South Union, Kentucky, Donna C. Parker, Jonathan J. Jeffrey Jan 1997

“We Have Raffeled For The Elephant & Won!”: The Wool Industry At South Union, Kentucky, Donna C. Parker, Jonathan J. Jeffrey

DLSC Faculty and Staff Publications

Wool, next to cotton, is perhaps the most important of all textile fibers. Like most of their contemporaries, the Shakers of South Union, Kentucky, recognized the ease with which wool fibers were spun into yarn and the advantages of sturdy wool clothing. South Union’s textile industry grew from a simple carding mill to a full-fledged woolen factory with a 240-spindle spinning jack and 4 power looms. From its genesis in 1815 to its abrupt demised in 1868, the sect’s woolen industry provides a paradigm for the study of the United States’ textile industrialization.


Some Reflections At Winter Quarters, Richard Bennett Jan 1997

Some Reflections At Winter Quarters, Richard Bennett

Faculty Publications

On this Memorial Day weekend, it is altogether fitting and appropriate that we gather today at this sacred place to remember the lives of our progenitors everywhere. From Gettysburg to Hiroshima, from Arlington to Flanders Field, and from the city cemetery to the family plot, we honor our dead ancestors and friends long since stilled. Whether they died on the battle fields of war or perished in the labor of giving birth, we honor them. Whether on the trail to a new life in Oregon or a new chance in Ukraine, they all were the lifeline to our present bright ...