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Name Travelstead, Will Gooch, 1909-1981
Archives Entries 2
Photo Entries 23

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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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Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), b. 1959 -

Paper titled, "The Higher Road" about the life of long-time Western Kentucky University music professor Nelle Gooch Travelstead. The paper was written for a history class at Western Kentucky University.

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1988.48.12 -

Photograph of Chester and groomsmen at Chester & Marita Travelstead's wedding with Howard Hawley, (Marita's brother), Russell Cansler (friend from Bowling Green, Will Gooch Travelstead, (Chester's brother and best man).

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1988.48.29 -

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

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1988.48.42 -

L-R are Chester Travelstead, Marita travelstead and Will Gooch Travelstead L-R in front, Coleman and Jimme Travelstead

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1988.48.47 -

L-R, seated, Chester and Nelle Travelstead L-R, standing, Coleman, Will Gooch, Jimmie Travelstead

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1988.48.66 -

Photographs made while Chester Travelstead was at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY on January 30, 1999. These photographs show the headstones of Gooch/Travelstead family members.

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1988.48.67 -

Left to right: P.H Gooch, Will Gooch Travelstead, Nelle Gooch Travelstead and W.J Gooch "Four generations of Gooches."

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1988.48.70 -

L-R, Chester and Will Gooch Travelstead

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1988.48.106 -

L-R, Chester Travelstead and Will Gooch Travelstead

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1988.48.107 -

L-R Chester Travelstead and Will Gooch Travelstead in a photographs taken by Cusick of Louisville, KY

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1988.48.111 -

Chester Travelstead and brother Will Gooch Travelstead with car

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1988.48.113 -

Will Gooch Travelstead in the Navy

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1988.48.114 -

Will Gooch Travelstead in his Navy "blues."

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1988.48.115 -

Will Gooch Travelstead shown while stationed in San Diego, CA.

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1988.48.116 -

Will Gooch Travelstead in a swimming suit.

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1988.48.121 -

L-R, Will Gooch Travelstead, Bonnie the horse, and Chester Travelstead at Proctor Court in Bowling Green, KY. Proctor Court was "just across Normal Blvd, from the WKU Campus in the early 1920s."

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1988.48.124 -

L-R Chester Travelstead, Will Gooch Travelstead and dog Betsy in the Proctor Court neighborhood in Bowling Green, KY. Proctor Court was "just across Normal Blvd, from the WKU Campus in the early 1920s."

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1988.48.125 -

L-R , Will Gooch Travelstead (with dog) and Chester Travelstead

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1988.48.126 -

Will Gooch Travelstead and friend in a photograph developed by Martin's Studio, 932 State Street, Bowling Green, KY