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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Berea Women's Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0192 HC 17
Abstract Berea Women’s Club was organized on June 19, 1919 at the Berea Baptist Church by a group of women from the Berea community.  The purpose of the organization “was to bring together women of this area of Madison County for mutual counsel and helpfulness and create a united effort for the welfare of the community while contributing to the best interests of humanity as a whole” (Engle, F.  2011 January 1. The Berea Women’s Club and the Echo Club, The Richmond...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1919-2008

Berea Younger Woman's Club Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0193 HC 18
Abstract Organized and federated in 1948 by Mrs. Bernice Robbins and Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Jennings, the Younger Woman's Club of Berea was so named to designate it as the youngest of the three women’s clubs in Berea. Its founders and charter members recognized a need for women to share their talents and concerns, and to contribute to their community. The Club is affiliated with the Kentucky Federation of Women's Clubs and the General (National) Federation of Women's Clubs with the purpose of working...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1948 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1990

Berea/Richmond and Beyond Unidentified WWI Era Photograph Album

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0235 HC 60
Abstract The album is, unfortunately, unidentified at present.  Although most photographs are “labeled” with personal notes, some with names, there is no indication of the name of the owner, specific dates, or full names of most people pictured.  However, photographs clearly show a female student who attended both the Berea Academy and the Teacher’s College in Richmond, spent time serving in Europe during WWI, followed by what can be assumed as time teaching in Pennsylvania.  The clothing and other...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1916-1919

Blount County Black History Project -Then and Now as Told by Those Who Lived It

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0157
Abstract Charles Pride, Dorothy Kincaid, and Jo Davenport formed CDJ Media Productions to conduct and record interviews with black Blount County residents who helped shape the community during and after the integration of the schools in 1969. Their idea for collecting interviews was formed in 2007 when they identified an urgency to preserve, in an accurate and positive way, Blount County’s rich black history. Their work resulted in “Blount County’s Black History — As Told by Those Who Lived It — Then...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1959 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2015

Boone Tavern Hotel

Identifier: RG 05-5.04
Abstract Historic Boone Tavern was built in 1909 at the suggestion of Nellie Frost, wife of Berea College president, William G. Frost. Named for Appalachian hero Daniel Boone has hosted visitors of Berea, Kentucky including the Dalai Lama, Henry Ford, President and Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Robert Frost. Construction of Boone Tavern began in 1909 based on designs by the New York architectural firm of Cady & See at a cost of $20,000. The building, made of bricks...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1912-2014

Campus and Student Organizations

Identifier: RG 07-7.00

General collection of papers and records of numerous campus and student organizations, organized by organization, at Berea College from 1871 to the present day.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1871-

Cardinal Deli Kitchen Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0227 HC 52
Abstract This collection is comprised of the recipe and pricing book for the Cardinal Deli (previously the Co-op, Berea College Grocery, and the Cardinal Grocery) located at 110 Main Street, Berea, KY.  The Co-op (part of Berea College Industries) and Berea College Grocery were owned by Berea College until April 1970 when it was purchased by Earl J. Shupe (former College Grocery Store Manager).   Shupe renamed the grocery store to the Cardinal Grocery/Deli.  Eddie “Fast Eddie” Shupe, Earl’s son,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1999

Cassius Marcellus Clay Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0218 HC 02
Abstract Cassius Clay was a life time resident of Kentucky, residing at White Hall, Madison County.  Clay is considered by himself, and others, to be a founder of Berea College. Clay worked with fellow abolitionist John G. Fee and provided the money to buy the land Fee used to start Berea College. Of particular interest in the collection are writings by Cassius Clay claiming to be a founder of Berea College, a pamphlet entitled Oration of Cassius Marcellus Clay before Students and Historical Class...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1849-1975