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            [title] => “Passed by censor”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/12/passed-by-censor/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/12/passed-by-censor/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2019-12-04
            [date] => 2019-12-04
            [description] => Every special collections library that holds war materials has them: soldiers’ letters vaguely addressed from “somewhere in France” or “somewhere in the Pacific.”  They might also show more revealing words or lines deftly excised with a sharp blade, and their … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Every special collections library that holds war materials has them: soldiers’ letters vaguely addressed from “somewhere in France” or “somewhere in the Pacific.”  They might also show more revealing words or lines deftly excised with a sharp blade, and their … Continue reading 
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            [title] => A Fair Dinner
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/a-fair-dinner/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-11-25
            [date] => 2019-11-25
            [description] => The Warren County Fair has always been a great time to gather for fun, competition and education. Despite being in the throes of war in 1918, the Fair Board decided to continue the tradition in the first full week of … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The Warren County Fair has always been a great time to gather for fun, competition and education. Despite being in the throes of war in 1918, the Fair Board decided to continue the tradition in the first full week of … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Learning by Doing
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/learning-by-doing/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-11-18
            [date] => 2019-11-18
            [description] => My name is Hannah Hudson, and this fall, I have had the privilege of being the fourth Dr. Delroy and Patricia Hire intern in the Department of Library Special Collections. I am a sophomore at WKU, majoring in Cultural Anthropology … Continue reading 
            [summary] => My name is Hannah Hudson, and this fall, I have had the privilege of being the fourth Dr. Delroy and Patricia Hire intern in the Department of Library Special Collections. I am a sophomore at WKU, majoring in Cultural Anthropology … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “I’d rather have the wisdom than the bliss”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/11/id-rather-have-the-wisdom-than-the-bliss/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-11-07
            [date] => 2019-11-07
            [description] => “Someone sent me ‘Beauchampe,’” wrote Sallie McElroy in her journal on October 26, 1857.  The anonymous gift she was referring to was a book by William Gilmore Simms—a reboot, actually, of his 1842 work Beauchampe; or the Kentucky Tragedy: A … Continue reading 
            [summary] => “Someone sent me ‘Beauchampe,’” wrote Sallie McElroy in her journal on October 26, 1857.  The anonymous gift she was referring to was a book by William Gilmore Simms—a reboot, actually, of his 1842 work Beauchampe; or the Kentucky Tragedy: A … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “O how horrible”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/o-how-horrible/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-10-31
            [date] => 2019-10-31
            [description] => Everyone seems to agree that the most haunted town in Kentucky is Perryville, especially the Civil War field where, on October 8, 1862, some 7,600 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded in a battle that ranked as the … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Everyone seems to agree that the most haunted town in Kentucky is Perryville, especially the Civil War field where, on October 8, 1862, some 7,600 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed or wounded in a battle that ranked as the … Continue reading 
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            [title] => A Haunted Hollow
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/a-haunted-hollow/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-10-24
            [date] => 2019-10-24
            [description] => In 1899, his work as a surveyor took Lee Fisher away from his wife and young children in Iowa and into the backwoods of eastern Kentucky.  In a series of letters, he shared with wife Adah his impressions of the … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In 1899, his work as a surveyor took Lee Fisher away from his wife and young children in Iowa and into the backwoods of eastern Kentucky.  In a series of letters, he shared with wife Adah his impressions of the … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Bring out the women!
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/bring-out-the-women/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-10-17
            [date] => 2019-10-17
            [description] => It was the presidential election year of 1920, and Kentucky Governor Edwin P. Morrow had a woman problem.  Sworn into office on December 9, 1919, Morrow, a Republican, had thumped his Democratic rival James D. Black by running on a … Continue reading 
            [summary] => It was the presidential election year of 1920, and Kentucky Governor Edwin P. Morrow had a woman problem.  Sworn into office on December 9, 1919, Morrow, a Republican, had thumped his Democratic rival James D. Black by running on a … Continue reading 
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            [title] => A Clutch Performance
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/a-clutch-performance/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-10-10
            [date] => 2019-10-10
            [description] => In fall 1860, Sallie McElroy Knott enjoyed recording in her journal her impressions of the young Prince of Wales when he visited the St. Louis Fair.  Newly married, Sallie was living with her husband, future Kentucky governor J. Proctor Knott, … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In fall 1860, Sallie McElroy Knott enjoyed recording in her journal her impressions of the young Prince of Wales when he visited the St. Louis Fair.  Newly married, Sallie was living with her husband, future Kentucky governor J. Proctor Knott, … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Sallie and the Prince
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/10/sallie-and-the-prince/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-10-03
            [date] => 2019-10-03
            [description] => It was the 1860 fall fair season, and St. Louis, Missouri was abuzz over a royal visit to the Fifth Annual Fair of the city’s Agricultural and Mechanical Association.  Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) was … Continue reading 
            [summary] => It was the 1860 fall fair season, and St. Louis, Missouri was abuzz over a royal visit to the Fifth Annual Fair of the city’s Agricultural and Mechanical Association.  Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) was … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Dear Congressman Carter
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/09/dear-congressman-carter/
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            [pubDate] => 2019-09-26
            [date] => 2019-09-26
            [description] => On February 6, 1974, a resolution of the House of Representatives gave the Judiciary Committee authority to investigate the possible impeachment of President Richard Nixon over the Watergate scandal.  Watching the proceedings closely was Kentucky’s Fifth District representative, Republican Tim … Continue reading 
            [summary] => On February 6, 1974, a resolution of the House of Representatives gave the Judiciary Committee authority to investigate the possible impeachment of President Richard Nixon over the Watergate scandal.  Watching the proceedings closely was Kentucky’s Fifth District representative, Republican Tim … Continue reading 
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