Women of Kentucky's Past

Women's History Month

Celebrate Women's History Month with EKU Libraries and Special Collections and Archives. A selection of students from Dr. Tom Appleton's class will give presentations on Mae Street Kidd, businesswoman, politician, and civic leader; Rosemary Clooney, singer and actress; and Billie Jean Osborne, music teacher and founder of Kentucky's Mountain Arts Center.
 
Tuesday, March 1
Live @ Your Library: Women's History Month Series
Women of Kentucky's Past: Student Presentations
4:30-5:30PM, Main Library Allen Auditorium 108
A selection of students from Dr. Tom Appleton's class will give presentations on Mae Street Kidd, businesswoman, politician, and civic leader; Rosemary Clooney, singer and actress; and Billie Jean Osborne, music teacher and founder of Kentucky's Mountain Arts Center.
 
Tuesday, March 8
Live @ Your Library: Women's History Month Series
Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times
4:30-5:30PM, Main Library Classroom 204D
Dr. Tom Appleton, EKU Professor of History will discuss his recent publication, Kentucky Women: Their Lives and Times (co-edited with Melissa A. McEuen).  Kentucky Monthly called the book, "[A]n engaging, intriguing foray into Kentucky's feminine past. Meticulously sourced and short on romanticism,Kentucky Women depicts life as it was for those coming of age in a time where fighting for justice, compassion or one's survival was an inherent part of the female experience."
 
Tuesday, March 22
Live @ Your Library: Women's History Month Series

Women and Sports: Leading the Way On and Off the Court
4:30-5:30PM, Main Library Classroom 204D
Former Lexington, KY mayor Teresa Ann Isaac will discuss Title IX, and how participation in sports prepares women for leadership roles.  Isaac was an original member of the Kentucky Citizens for Sports Equity (CSE).
 
Published February 2016