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Loving, Frances (Hoover), B. 1907? (Sc 3339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Loving, Frances (Hoover), B. 1907? (Sc 3339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3339. Letter, 19 August 1968, of Frances (Hoover) Loving, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to the editor of the Park City Daily News, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The former resident of Bowling Green deplores the recent bombing of a rural African-American church near the city and expresses the hope that law enforcement will solve the crime, stated in an attached clipping to be the sixth in the county in the past eighteen months. Copied to several state and national politicians, pastors, and Western Kentucky University faculty, the letter was published in the Daily News on 21 ...


Warren County, Kentucky - Tax Records (Mss 548), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Warren County, Kentucky - Tax Records (Mss 548), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 548. Bound volume recording local taxes paid by residents of Warren County, Kentucky for 1939. Includes names and addresses of both white and African American residents.


Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2529), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2529), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2529. Two slave bills of sale (1849, 1856) to Tobias S. Grider, and agreement (1861) of a family of emancipated African Americans to be the slaves of William Davenport.


Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2528), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2528), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2528. Summons to jury and witnesses, and charge in the case of Lucy, a slave, accused of attempting to murder her owner’s wife with an axe.


Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Warren County, Kentucky - Court Records (Sc 2527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 2527. Warrant (1822) to sheriff to take custody of a free mulatto man found in Warren County; certificates (2) and appointment (1) relating to slave patrols in Warren County (1824-1825); and undated power of attorney authorizing apprehension of a fugitive slave from New Orleans, Louisiana.


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.


Mt. Moriah Cemetery Records, 1940-1978 (Sc 2235), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2010

Mt. Moriah Cemetery Records, 1940-1978 (Sc 2235), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2235. Listing of those members of the African American community buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Section and lot numbers for the graves are given, death dates are given only occasionally.


Jones, John E. (Sc 1773), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2008

Jones, John E. (Sc 1773), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1773. Paper written by John E. Jones titled "The Political Status of Negroes in Warren County." Includes quotations from community leaders as well as statistics related to the number of qualified African American voters in each voting precinct.


Slave Register - Warren County, 1853-1865 (Sc 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Slave Register - Warren County, 1853-1865 (Sc 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1327. Warren County, Kentucky slave register, which lists name, sex, age, and other information about each slave as noted by owner. Chiefly estate settlement slave listings.