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Kentucky Folklife Program - Kentucky Historical Society



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Before moving to Western Kentucky University in July 2012, the Kentucky Folklife Program was housed in the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) as a joint program of KHS and the Kentucky Arts Council.

Read the full press release about the move to WKU...


The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives were transfered from the Kentucky Historical Society to the Kentucky Museum at Western Kentucky University in  October 2012.

Read the full press release about the KFP Archive transfer...


Kentucky Historical Society has maintained partnerships with Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University and the Kentucky Arts Council.

More information about the Kentucky Historical Society...

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