Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Political Science Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in Political Science

Luke Pryor Blackburn: The Good Samaritan, Nancy Baird Dec 1974

Luke Pryor Blackburn: The Good Samaritan, Nancy Baird

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Luke Pryor Blackburn, Kentucky’s only physician governor, is one of the forgotten public health figures of the 19th century. As health officer of Natchez in the 1850s he instituted the first effective quarantine used in the Mississippi Valley and became a strong advocate of its use as a preventive measure in the control of yellow fever. During his lifetime Blackburn also became well known for his unselfish aid to communities stricken with the disease.

In March 1878 announced his candidacy for governor of his native state. Local politicians scoffed at his chances for election, but his actions during ...


Ua68/2/1 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. I, No. 2, Wku Latin American Studies May 1974

Ua68/2/1 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. I, No. 2, Wku Latin American Studies

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by WKU Latin American Studies committee regarding science, politics and economic advances in Latin America as well as cooperative projects between WKU and universities across Latin America. The newsletter is written in both English and Spanish.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 53, No. 52, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1974

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 53, No. 52, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Student Workers to Get 2-cent Hourly Hike
  • Clayworth, Carl. Jeff Consolo Hopes for Increased Student Involvement
  • Student Regent Election Scheduled for April 25
  • Nationally Known Columnist to Speak – Carl Rowan
  • Sunrise Service to Be Sunday
  • Speech Class to Hold Free-Speech Forum
  • Reynolds, Jim. City Planning Program Still in ‘Infancy’
  • Music Competition to Begin Tomorrow
  • Needed: A Streak of Fairness – Streaking
  • Cross, Al. Election Results Show Student Government’s Predicament
  • Baskett, James. Election Post-Mortem
  • Busher, Dennis. Who Gets Credit?
  • Clayworth, Carl. Does Campaign Frenzy Impede Voter ...


Ua11/1/3 John Conyers Interview, Wku University Affairs Jan 1974

Ua11/1/3 John Conyers Interview, Wku University Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Interview with John Conyers for unidentified University Relations program.


Ua68/2/1 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies Jan 1974

Ua68/2/1 Intercambio Internacional, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Latin American Studies

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by WKU Latin American Studies committee regarding science, politics and economic advances in Latin America and cooperative projects between WKU and universities across Latin America. The newsletter is written in both English and Spanish.