End-of-Summer News: Public History Grads Attain Success

With the summer fast coming to a close, we have good news to share about several public history students and alumni. In April, Whitney K. Todd defended her thesis, “The Grey Eagle of Glen Lily: Simon Bolivar Buckner’s Place in the Lost Cause, Reunion, and Politics of the Late Nineteenth Century.”  She graduated with an…

Making Fair Housing Oral Histories Accessible

In 2012, the Anne Braden Institute (ABI) at the University of Louisville created Home for Us All: Fair Housing in Louisville and Jefferson County, a collection of oral histories. Conducted by Amber Duke, ABI Program Coordinator, and Marty Lawfer of the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission, the interviews record the perspectives of local land developers,…