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Berea (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

John G. Fee Papers

Identifier: RG 01-1.02

Papers and family records of John G. Fee.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1830-2011

John Kessler Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.30
Abstract John Kessler was commanding officer(first executive officer) of the V-12 officer training school unit at Berea College during WWII.  Kessler also worked to organize reunions of V-12 alumni following the War. Before and after his service in the Navy, Kessler was an insurance salesman.  In addition to organizing Navy V-12 reunions, Kessler also helped to develop the Navy V-12 Scholarship and the Navy V-12 Award (scholarships recognizing Berea College students who are able leaders and who...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1980-1998

Joyce Hannan Berea Community Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0259
Scope and Contents Thirty-one oral history interviews withBerea residents recorded by Joyce Hannan mostly during 1978 in connection with the Country's 200th birthday celebration. Also included is a 1983 WEKU radio program that included Berea and other Madison County residents discussing the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign.Listen to Interview...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1978; Other: Date acquired: 06/24/1994

Julia Allen Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.01
Abstract Julia Allen (1896-1974) was recruited to Berea College in 1932 as Assistant Dean of Women to succeed Katherine Bowersox, who had been Dean of Women since 1907. A Kentucky native, Allen studied at both Mt. Holyoke and the University of Chicago. Allen also had worked in a factory, tutored Italian children in Chicago, and directed YWCA summer camps. For five years she had taught Chinese girls at a mission school in Nanking. Her genuine interest in the students, her humor, intellect, and strong...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1935-1974; Other: Majority of material found within 1935-1939

Kentucky Foothills Square Dance Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0268
Abstract Interviews recorded by Susan Spalding documenting the history of square dancing in Berea and surrounding counties. Also included are selected audio and video excerpts of local dance groups and callers. The dancing is the type done in a big circle that divides into smaller “squares” of two couples. Listen to Interview...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2014; Other: Majority of material found in 2014; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1901

Ladies Board of Care

Identifier: RG 05-5.36
Abstract In 1866, the Berea College Board of Trustees appointed a Ladies Board of Care (though no explicit authority or budget accompanied the appointment). The goal of the Ladies Board of Care was to protect the college from negative publicity and it achieved this by writing regulations and meting out punishments on all infractions relating to female students. It also focused on teaching the women of the college appropriate etiquette, monitored social privileges of the women in the boarding hall,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1866-1903

Larry D. Shinn Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.08
Abstract Larry Shinn (born January 16, 1942) served as president of Berea College from 1994 to 2012. Prior to this appointment he was Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Humanities and Head of the Religious Studies Department at Bucknell University.  Shinn also taught at Oberlin College for fourteen years prior to his work at Bucknell. He earned his B.A Degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, his Masters of Divinity from Drew Theological School, and his PhD in the History of Religions from...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1994-2012

Leila Flannery Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.22

In January of 1958, Leila Flannery retired from Berea College after serving over twenty-five years in the Alumni Office as the Alumni Assistant.  Flannery was also a charter and active member of the Berea Business and Professional Women's Club.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: c. 1910-1959

Lena M. Elkin Papers

Identifier: RG 09-9.18
Abstract Lena M. Elkin was born in Berea, Kentucky October 24, 1904 and attended Berea College Training, Berea College Grammar School, Berea College Normal, Berea College High School, and Eastern State Teachers College. Weaving was extremely important in Ms. Elkin’s life.  During the 1930s she taught weaving for two summer terms at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, and another summer at University Of Florida Extension Service’s Camp Roosevelt at Ocala. She was production supervisor...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1905-1986; Other: Majority of material found in 1928-1937

Lucille Cooper Photographic Collection

Identifier: RG 09-9.09

Lucille Cooper taught Home Economics at Berea College in the 1950s.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1953-1954