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Name Gooch, Benona (Coleman), 1860-1915
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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.

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Will Gooch and Chester Travelstead -

Will Gooch (left) and Chester Travelstead and their maternal grandmother, Benona (Mrs.W.J Gooch) Coleman Gooch.