University of Kentucky Libraries: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Science Hill School for Girls (Shelbyville) Oral History Project

History of Education in Kentucky Oral History Collection
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This project concerns the history of Science Hill School for Girls, a private high school in Shelbyville. Former students discuss education during the 1920s, Science Hill teachers, day students, boarders, the curriculum, social activities, religious study in school, etiquette training, Science Hill and the women's movement during the 1920s, the civil rights movement, the social class of Science Hill students, meals at Science Hill, school activities, examinations, courtship practices, graduation ceremonies, the University of Kentucky and women, Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, and dating practices at Agnes Scott. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: <a href="http://kentuckyoralhistory.org/series/18809/science-hill-school-girls-sh...