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Name King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
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Image of Papers - Travelstead, Chester

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 - McKenna, George

Papers - McKenna, George

Letters to George McKenna, of Brooklyn, New York, written while he was serving with the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and in Vietnam. Friends write of their college, military, work and social lives. McKenna's mother provides family news. Includes two of McKenna's letters to a friend and to a young woman he met while on leave in Australia.

Image of Papers - Kimbrough, Mary Alice (Sexton), 1907-1991

Papers - Kimbrough, Mary Alice (Sexton), 1907-1991

Family correspondence, greeting cards, handicrafts, and newspaper clippings of Mary Kimbrough, Bowling Green, KY. Also items from various family members.

Image of Martin Luther King at Communist Training School -

Martin Luther King at Communist Training School -

Postcard with printed caption: "Martin Luther King at Communist Training School;" on back other persons are listed, Abner W. Berry of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Aubrey Williams, and Myles Horton. Caption notes that the photograph was taken by a "secret counteragent during Red Workshop in race agitation." 14 x 8 cm.

Image of 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration - 2015 MLK Day Planning Committee

2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration - 2015 MLK Day Planning Committee

Program from the "What We Do Today Matters" 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration, Monday, January 19th, 2015, State Street Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky., main program at 11:00 A. M. Includes a biographical sketch of educator Roszalyn (Mack) Akins of Bracktown, Fayette County, Ky., known to all as "Rosz" who was the keynote speaker. Program includes a photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr., and of Roszalyn M. Akins. 21.5 x 14 cm. Folded.

Image of 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration - 2015 MLK Day Planning Committee

2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration - 2015 MLK Day Planning Committee

Program from the "Why His Life Mattered" 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration, Monday, January 16th, 2017, State Street Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Ky., main program at 11:00 A. M. Includes a biographical sketch of Dr. Gerald Smith, University of Kentucky history professor and pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church who was the keynote speaker. 21.5 x 14 cm. Folded.