Kentucky Alliance Oral History Project

Amber Duke, a recent graduate of the public history certificate program, has created an outstanding website on the Kentucky Alliance Oral History Project.  You check it out here.  Amber began doing oral histories with members of the Alliance as part of Dr. Tracy K’Meyer’s HIST 607 course.  She continued her work and developed the website…

Annelise Gray Presents at First Annual Preservation Kentucky Graduate Student Symposium

On March 2, Preservation Kentucky hosted its first annual graduate student symposium.  Held in conjunction with the University of Kentucky Historic Preservation Program’s annual conference, the symposium brought students from several Kentucky institutions together to discuss current issues in historic preservation.  The U of L was well represented by Annelise Gray, a student in the…

Louisville Historical League: An Appreciation

One reason Louisville is a great place for public history is the number of active organizations with a vested interest in local history.  Yesterday I attended a Louisville Historical League workshop that reminded me of this.  The League dates to 1972.  It maintains an active schedule of public programs and field trips.  With over 600…