These materials focus on the desegregation movement in Kentucky, both in public K-12 schools in the 1950's, and the desegregation of the University of Kentucky by Lyman T. Johnson in 1948/49. These include news clippings and opinion pieces from a variety of newspapers, as well as more in-depth information about how UK was desegregated.
- Record relevant information about the materials you looked at as a group. Include details like people, places, names, events, activities, etc.
- What knowledge do these materials provide about identity, community, and population, as well as how they are constructed? What is one thing you can conclude about these communities from the materials?
- Do you think these materials are important? Why were they kept or preserved?
- How was Lyman T. Johnson memorialized or honored by the University?