Women in the American South during the Civil War offer a valuable perspective on war that is often overlooked. Southern women, slave and free, have a unique experience in the American historical landscape. They are the only women who experienced the Civil War, not as combatants, but by living in an occupied territory, the Southern […]
Podcast 110: EMBATTLED FREEDOM: JOURNEYS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR’S SLAVE REFUGEE CAMPS. Interview with Dr. Amy Taylor.
Dr. Amy Murell Taylor discusses with Kent Masterson Brown the fascinating stories of the legal ambiguities surrounding slaves during the Civil War, especially in Union-occupied Central Kentucky. Dr. Taylor is a Professor of History at the University of Kentucky where she was honored with a “Great Teacher Award” from the U.K. Alumni Association. Dr. Taylor’s […]
The following is a letter of support from Kentucky Educational Television composed on January 30, 2018: I am writing to express KET Education’s support for The Pageant of America project proposed by the Witnessing History Education Foundation, Inc., which will create documentaries and educational materials relating to American history from colonial times through the Civil […]
The following letter of support for the Pageant of America Documentary Series Project was composed by Kentucky Educational Television on December 12, 2017: I am writing to express KET’s support for the production The Pageant of America, the proposed eight documentaries from Witnessing History Education Foundation which will provide a comprehensive look on the early […]