Catholic Church

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This project focuses on the religious issues of the presidential election of 1960, specifically in Kentucky. Due to the spirit of anti-Catholicism as a result of the Ku Klux Klan's influence, John F. Kennedy lost the support of Kentucky. Interviewees, consisting of journalists, politicians, and...

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This project, initiated by Christy Bohl, a University of Kentucky graduate student in the History department, examines Catholicism and the phenomena of Marian apparitions in Kentucky. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog:...

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This project focuses on the Ku Klux Klan, particularly during the 1920s. Interviewees discuss the nature and ideals of the Klan, as well as Klan membership, meetings, rallies, parades, ceremonies, and costumes. Other topics include why people joined, Klan violence, the level of secrecy in the...

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