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Name Travelstead, Chester Coleman, b. 1942
Archives Entries 2
Photo Entries 6

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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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Travelstead, Nelle Blye (Gooch), 1888-1974 -

Undated Christmas poem written by Nelle Gooch Travelstead for her grandson Coleman Travelstead; explanatory letter 30 June 2008 from Coleman Travelstead to Jonathan Jeffrey.

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Photograph of Chester & Marita Travelstead's wedding, 1936 with listed names as Mrs. Petersen, Goldie MacDonald, Russell Cansler, Gertrude Meings, Louie Peterson, Mrs. Williams, Katherine Kirwan, Helen Hawley, Harold Hawley, Marita Hawley Travelstead, Mother Hawley, Chester Travelstead, Nell Gooch Travelstead, Katherine Miller, Mrs. J. F. Callis (Aunt).

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Peter Sullivan and Eliza Rose Travelstead, great great niece of Chester Travelstead

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Marita, Jimmie and Coleman Travelstead in Bowling Green, KY

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Will Gooch Travelstead

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Chester Travelstead in the Bowling Green High School Graduating class of 1928.

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Nelle Gooch Travelstead in a cabinet card photograph made by Truss of Nashville, TN.