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            [title] => “Canned” Biscuits
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/canned-biscuits/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/canned-biscuits/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-02-13
            [date] => 2020-02-13
            [description] => Early in the 20th century, segregated schools labored under the “separate but equal” doctrine, which in practice relegated African-American students to underfunded and inferior facilities.  As principal of the Simmons School of Versailles, Kentucky, Principal Thomas J. Smith struggled in … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Early in the 20th century, segregated schools labored under the “separate but equal” doctrine, which in practice relegated African-American students to underfunded and inferior facilities.  As principal of the Simmons School of Versailles, Kentucky, Principal Thomas J. Smith struggled in … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Molded in the same mint”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/molded-in-the-same-mint/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/molded-in-the-same-mint/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-02-06
            [date] => 2020-02-06
            [description] => Mrs. Victoria Mayo, the wife of a Bowling Green, Kentucky barber, had recently settled a medical claim with her insurance company.  Hoping to get a testimonial from a satisfied customer, Kentucky Central Life and Accident sent her a postcard encouraging … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Mrs. Victoria Mayo, the wife of a Bowling Green, Kentucky barber, had recently settled a medical claim with her insurance company.  Hoping to get a testimonial from a satisfied customer, Kentucky Central Life and Accident sent her a postcard encouraging … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Kentucky Club Woman, Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Club
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/kentucky-club-woman-official-organ-of-the-state-federation-of-colored-womens-club/
            [comments] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/02/kentucky-club-woman-official-organ-of-the-state-federation-of-colored-womens-club/#respond
            [pubDate] => 2020-02-05
            [date] => 2020-02-05
            [description] => This rare newsletter, The Kentucky Club Woman: Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs is representative of the collection focus of Special Collections Library. We hold materials that are either irreplaceable or unusually rare and valuable. We … Continue reading 
            [summary] => This rare newsletter, The Kentucky Club Woman: Official Organ of the State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs is representative of the collection focus of Special Collections Library. We hold materials that are either irreplaceable or unusually rare and valuable. We … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Versailles in an uproar
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/versailles-in-an-uproar/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-31
            [date] => 2020-01-31
            [description] => In mid-1918, the Germans launched a series of offensives along the Western Front in a last-ditch attempt to secure victory in the Great War.  The fighting was ferocious, but on the afternoon of July 25 the news broke in Versailles, … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In mid-1918, the Germans launched a series of offensives along the Western Front in a last-ditch attempt to secure victory in the Great War.  The fighting was ferocious, but on the afternoon of July 25 the news broke in Versailles, … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Food, Glorious Food!
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/food-glorious-food/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-24
            [date] => 2020-01-24
            [description] => Food is one of the necessities of life.  It is no surprise that Library Special Collections—which documents the Commonwealth’s culture—has quite a few items related to food.  To celebrate this culinary material, an exhibit titled “Food, Glorious Food!” has been … Continue reading 
            [summary] => Food is one of the necessities of life.  It is no surprise that Library Special Collections—which documents the Commonwealth’s culture—has quite a few items related to food.  To celebrate this culinary material, an exhibit titled “Food, Glorious Food!” has been … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Tobacco Warehouse
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/tobacco-warehouse/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-21
            [date] => 2020-01-21
            [description] => A rare and apparently unrecorded broadside, recently acquired by the Department of Library Special Collections, describes a public meeting in Hickman, Kentucky. From this meeting, a committee of five men were appointed to approach the Kentucky legislature about the creation … Continue reading 
            [summary] => A rare and apparently unrecorded broadside, recently acquired by the Department of Library Special Collections, describes a public meeting in Hickman, Kentucky. From this meeting, a committee of five men were appointed to approach the Kentucky legislature about the creation … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Barrels, Mash and Sugar
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/barrels-mash-and-sugar/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-17
            [date] => 2020-01-17
            [description] => The “Great Experiment” began on January 17, 1920, the day the Volstead Act took effect in the United States.  Better known as Prohibition, it banned the production, sale and transport of “intoxicating liquors” and instantly turned many thirsty Americans into … Continue reading 
            [summary] => The “Great Experiment” began on January 17, 1920, the day the Volstead Act took effect in the United States.  Better known as Prohibition, it banned the production, sale and transport of “intoxicating liquors” and instantly turned many thirsty Americans into … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Love’s Telegraph
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2020/01/loves-telegraph/
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            [pubDate] => 2020-01-08
            [date] => 2020-01-08
            [description] => In the pocket notebook of William Henry Gough (1826-1910) were many of the things that occupied the mind of a young man: money matters, his lessons at Mt. Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and later his duties as a … Continue reading 
            [summary] => In the pocket notebook of William Henry Gough (1826-1910) were many of the things that occupied the mind of a young man: money matters, his lessons at Mt. Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and later his duties as a … Continue reading 
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            [title] => Long white ears, killer coffee, and cardboard cartons
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/12/long-white-ears-killer-coffee-and-cardboard-cartons/
            [comments] => 
            [pubDate] => 2019-12-12
            [date] => 2019-12-12
            [description] => For many travelers, the first step of a journey involves navigating a busy airport.  During World War II, passengers faced additional stress when civilian air travel took a back seat to military priorities.  This was doubly true for airline employees, … Continue reading 
            [summary] => For many travelers, the first step of a journey involves navigating a busy airport.  During World War II, passengers faced additional stress when civilian air travel took a back seat to military priorities.  This was doubly true for airline employees, … Continue reading 
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            [title] => “Passed by censor”
            [link] => https://library.blog.wku.edu/2019/12/passed-by-censor/
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            [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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