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Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Mss 664), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Mss 664), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 664. Personal and professional papers of Dr. Frank O. Moxley of Bowling Green, Kentucky, an educator, guidance counselor, coach, and prominent member of the city’s African American community. Includes projects and narratives related to Bowling Green’s African American heritage.


African American Funeral Home Records - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 626), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2017

African American Funeral Home Records - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 626), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 626. Records of the Kuykendall-Abel-Boyd and Abel Brothers funeral home businesses, operated by African Americans in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Records include names of deceased, funeral dates and expenses, and in some cases family information, cause of death and place of interment. The records were photocopied from originals in the possession of Gatewood and Sons Funeral Chapel, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1233. Letters written to Elizabeth Coombs, of the Kentucky Library, Bowling Green, Kentucky, answering her inquiries about the Bowling Green Academy, a school for blacks sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Sc 1036), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Sc 1036), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1036. Notes of Howard E. Bailey, Western Kentucky University’s Dean of Student Affairs, taken during a 1998 interview with Frank Otha Moxley. Moxley relates his educational pursuit and career. Includes Bailey’s informational letter.


Schenck, William T. Y., D. 1904 (Sc 2690), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Schenck, William T. Y., D. 1904 (Sc 2690), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2690. Letter, 22 March 1866, to a newspaper editor from Captain William Schenck, encamped near Bowling Green, Kentucky with the 119th Regiment, U. S. Colored Infantry. He denies the editor’s claim that an outbreak of smallpox in the town was attributable to “careless Negro soldiers” and describes the measures taken to control the disease among his troops.


Korn, Mike (Sc 2516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Korn, Mike (Sc 2516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text transcription (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2516. Interview conducted by Mike Korn and a Mr. Starks with Reverend Earl J. Jackson, Bowling Green, Kentucky in reference to the religious and educational work of Reverend Henry David Carpenter.


Porter, Ora Frances, 1880-1970 (Sc 2291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2010

Porter, Ora Frances, 1880-1970 (Sc 2291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2291. Letter, 6 November 1966, from Ora Frances Porter, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to her nephew Robert Earl Whitney and his wife Verla; correspondence with Verla Whitney relating to Porter after her death; undated photo of Porter; 1968 letter to the editor of the "Daily News" from Margie Helm reviewing Porter's career as a registered nurse; two books from Porter's library.


Porter, Otho Dandrith, 1867-1936 (Sc 2292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2010

Porter, Otho Dandrith, 1867-1936 (Sc 2292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2292. Receipt for $1.00 to Banks Lovell signed by Otho Dandrith Porter, an African-American physician in Bowling Green, Kentucky.