Kentucky: Portrait in Paradox, 1900-1950

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University Press of Kentucky, 1996 - History - 424 pages
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The first comprehensive history of Kentucky during the first half of the twentieth century, presenting a sweeping view of these crucial years when the forces of continuity and change competed for primacy in the state.
  

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Contents

The Sun Shines Bright in The Old Kentucky Home
3
Divided We Fall Violence in Kentucky
51
All Happy and Bright Life in Kentucky
75
Weep No More My Lady Majorities and Minorities
105
The Corn Tops Ripe Agriculture Industry and Labor
123
The Young Folks Education
145
We Will Sing One Song Kentuckys Cultural Milieu
169
Politics in Kentucky
189
Politics The Damnedest in Kentucky 19001919
203
Hard Times Comes AKnocking at the Door War Disease and Depression
235
United We Stand? The Politics of Division 19201930
265
Old Deal New Deal or Misdeal? Politics 19311939
297
Wartime Politics 19401950
317
Midcentury Moment of Decision
337
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James C. Klotter is professor of history at Georgetown College and the state historian of Kentucky. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including "A New History of Kentucky,"


Freda C. Klotter has twenty-five years of classroom experience and currently serves as an educational consultant for the nonprofit Kentucky Collaborative for Teaching and Learning.


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