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Name Denhardt, Henry Herman, 1876-1937
Other Names Denhardt, H. H.
Spouse Elizabeth (Glaze) Denhardt, b. 1878?
Education Bowling Green, Ky., public schools; Ogden College; Law degree from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tn., 1899
Occupation Attorney at law; City Prosecuting Attorney; County Judge, 1909 - ; Brig. General commanding the Third Regiment of Kentucky National Guard; Democratic candidate for Governor, 1919;
Archives Entries 16
Library Entries 3
Object Entries 1
Photo Entries 6
Notes Bowling Green, Ky., Park City Daily News, March 1, 1911

Associated Records

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Denhardt 1921 Christmas greeting -

Christmas greeting card from Colonel and Mrs. H. H. Denhardt, 1921.

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Papers - Travelstead, Chester

Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kentucky University faculty member.

Image of Papers - Trout, Allan Mitchell, 1903-1972

Papers - Trout, Allan Mitchell, 1903-1972

Correspondence and writings relating to the career of Allan Mitchell Trout, political reporter and columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal. Includes letters from readers, written mostly on the occasion of his retirement, collections of Trout's "Greetings" columns, speeches and articles, historical memorabilia, correspondence relating to the Allan M. Trout Collection at Western Kentucky University, and messages of sympathy to his wife after Trout's death.

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The Soldiers Are Here -

Announcement of military recruitment speech to be given on Wednesday, July 25 explaining to the boys and their friends who are in the draft the advantages of their enlisting now. Item/Collection Note: In 1917 Major Henry H. Denhardt, a Kentucky demagogue, called for a World War I recruitment rally to be held at the Warren County fairgrounds in Bowling Green. Accompanied by a band and soldiers, Denhardt was to explain "the advantages of their enlisting now."

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Haymakers' Ode -

Printed poem found in a scrapbook compiled for prohibitionist Henry Herman Denhardt in 1926.

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Henry H. Denhardt, Candidate for Democratic Nomination for Governor -

Political calling card for the election of Democratic candidate Henry H. Denhardt (1876-1937) of Bowling Green, Ky reading "HENRY H. DENHARDT, Candidate for Democratic Nomination for Governor. Primary Election, August 2, 1919, YOUR SUPPORT RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED" 1919. 5.7 cm x 10.8 cm.

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Papers - Shuler, Evelyn

Letter to Henry H. Denhardt, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from Evelyn Shuler, a reporter for the Philadelphia Ledger. She forwards clippings and photographs (not included) of Kentucky Day exercises at the U.S. Sesquicentennial exposition held in Philadelphia, and comments on the event.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Subseries 7. Personal Papers Subseries 2. Political Papers - Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937

UA3 President's Office Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Subseries 7. Personal Papers Subseries 2. Political Papers - Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937

Personal papers of Henry Hardin Cherry regarding his political ambitions. The 1919 campaign files contained multiple carbon copies of a campaign form letter. A list of the recipients is now in place of those copies.

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H. H. Denhardt -

Series of three black and white cartoons of Colonel H. H. Denhardt drawn by Rosenberg. The first panel show "Warren County Law Violators, their road; He cleaned up his home county, a drawing of Denhardt and "He's cleaning up Newport," as he is shown destroying slot machines, stills and vice joints. 32 x 21 cm.

Image of Papers - Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper Moore, 1885-1973

Papers - Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper Moore, 1885-1973

Radio scripts, correspondence, research notes, and newspaper clippings of Kentucky Building director, Mary (Taylor) Leiper Moore. Moore served as director of the Kentucky Building at Western Kentucky University from 1931 to 1956. Also includes articles and speeches written by Moore.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Subseries 7. Personal Papers Subseries 2. Political Papers 1. Individual Letters - Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937

UA3 President's Office Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Subseries 7. Personal Papers Subseries 2. Political Papers 1. Individual Letters - Cherry, Henry Hardin, 1864-1937

Three individual letters from Henry Hardin's political papers. 1. Form letter from the H.H. Cherry gubernatorial campaign. Housed in Box 1, Folder 4. Available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1062">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1062</a>. 2. Form letter from the Edward McDermott gubernatorial campaign to O.G. Byrn, Jan. 23, 1915. Housed in Box 1, Folder 6. Available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1063">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/1063</a>. 3. Form letter from the Henry Bosworth gubernatorial campaign to Henry Cherry, March 26, 1915. Housed in Box 1, Folder 6. Available online at:

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Papers - Griffin, Gus M. (Mrs.)

Letter, 1976, written by Mrs. Gus M. Griffin, Louisville, Kentucky, to Jane Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky, which contains comments about cartoonist Henry Martin. Also a 25th wedding anniversary song booklet and associated data

Image of Papers - Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector

Papers - Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector

Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Mildred (Potter) Lissauer of Bowling Green and Louisville, Kentucky and of her family, especially her mother, Martha (Woods) Potter and her aunt, Elizabeth Moseley Woods.

Image of Papers - Denhardt, Henry Herman, 1876-1937

Papers - Denhardt, Henry Herman, 1876-1937

Correspondence, military orders, and instructional materials relating to Henry H. Denhardt's World War I service as a field artillery officer and postwar training as an officer in the Kentucky National Guard. Includes a few personal and political items relating to Denhardt's campaign for Governor of Kentucky.

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Papers - Myers, Rodes Kirby, 1900-1960

Correspondence, speeches and scrapbooks related to the life of Rodes Kirby Myers, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1939 to 1943. Includes clippings and speeches from political campaigns. Also includes three scrapbooks of clippings related to the trial of Henry Herman Denhardt for the murder of Verna Garr Taylor in 1936.

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Sam Browne belt - Belt, Accessory

Sam Browne belt worn by Brigadier General Henry Herman Denhardt who served in both the Spanish American War and World War I.

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Denhardt's Covington-Newport scrapbook. -

Newspaper article photocopies formerly in a scrapbook compiled for Henry Herman Denhardt which primarily describe work of the Kentucky National Guard in Newport, Kentucky including strike duty at the Newport Rolling Mill Company, the stopping of baseball games within the strike zone, the enforcement of the Blue laws, and the destroying of stills, 1921-1923. Majority of articles from the Kentucky Post, the Cincinnati Commercial Tribune and the Cincinnati Enquirer, but it includes one article from the Maysville Public Ledger, June 13, 1921. Also includes a photo essay from the New York Times magazine section dated Feb. 15, 1925 and a Chicago Sun article dated Feb. 15, 1925 on Floyd Coll

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Denhardt's Kentucky National Guard scrapbook -

Newspaper article photocopies formerly in a scrapbook compiled for Henry Herman Denhardt which primarily describe work of the Kentucky National Guard in Newport, Kentucky including strike duty at the Newport Rolling Mill Company, the stopping of baseball games within the strike zone, the enforcement of the Blue laws, and the destroying of stills, 1922. Majority of articles from the Kentucky Post and the Cincinnati Enquirer. Another undated clipping of interest is an advertisement written to the "Voters of Warren County" by Port Y. Ewing, candidate for County Court Clerk. A March 7, 1922 Cincinnati Commercial Tribune headline reads "Newport: Women arrested in roadhouse sent to jail." Se

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It happened while you were at Camp Henry Knox - Denhardt, Bertha

Assembled by a family member (presumed to be Bertha Denhardt) for Brig. General Henry Herman Denhardt from news articles clipped from the Louisville Times and the Louisville Courier-Journal newspapers dating between August 14 and August 30, 1926. The articles address National Guard manuevers, politics, the wet-dry vote, the Anti-Saloon League, Negro schools and other topics of the day. A note in the front of the scrapbook reads: "It happened while you were at Camp Henry Knox -- these things in which we believe you are intersted, but too busy to read in the press, day-by-day, as you were making history." H. H. Denhardt served as Brig. General for the 38th National Guard comprised of men fr

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Militiamen with General Denhardt -

Militiamen aiding in the rescue of Floyd Collins with H. H. Denhardt at Sand Cave in Cave City, KY.