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4 edition of story of Kentucky. found in the catalog.

story of Kentucky.

by Emma M. Connelly

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Published by Lothrop Co. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIllustrations by L. J. Bridgman.
SeriesThe story of the states
ContributionsBridgman, L. J. 1857-1931, ill.
The Physical Object
Pagination337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14043698M
OCLC/WorldCa2750263

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  A few months back, I came across a novel by Kentucky writer Kim Michele Richardson, “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek.” Compulsively readable, Richardson’s novel tells the story of Cussy Carter, the last of the “Kentucky Blue” people, who takes a job with the Depression-era WPA Pack Horse Library project to deliver books into the remote mountains of eastern : Joan Vannorsdall. This biography picture-book shares the life story of Stephen Bishop, an explorer and slave who mapped the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, discovered new species of fish inside the cave, and gave regular tours through the cave. Biography Oppression & Resilience.

  Kentucky was granted statehood in , becomingthe first U.S. state west of the Appalachian Mountains. Frontiersman Daniel Boone was one of Kentucky’s most. Kentucky’s Story presents a re-creation of what life in Kentucky was like at different times in history, beginning with the American Indians who were here when the first white settlers arrived. The focus in each program is on what a typical year-old might have experienced during the various periods. Viewers see how early Kentuckians dressed, cooked, played, spoke, and worked.


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