New Podcast Episode features Freedom Singer Charles Neblett

New Podcast Episode features Freedom Singer Charles Neblett

This episode explores the personal story of civil rights activist Charles Neblett who was a member of the Freedom Singers.  In addition to discussing his role working for SNCC and performing as a Freedom Singer, this episode explores the role...
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Veterans’ Stories for Veterans Day

Veterans’ Stories for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, we are re-posting episode #003 of the Wisdom Project podcast which focuses attention on the stories from the Nunn Center’s World War II project. This episode features the powerful stories of two World War II...
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Bourbon Ghosts in the Warehouse…and in the Archive

Bourbon Ghosts in the Warehouse…and in the Archive

Kentucky is responsible for producing  95% of the world’s Bourbon Whiskey, and if you have not had the opportunity to go down the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, we highly recommend the experience. One of my favorite locations in the distilling experience...
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The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #006: The Writing on the Wall

The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #006: The Writing on the Wall

This week the Nunn Center launched the second season of the Wisdom Project podcast.  Episode #006 tells a story of oral history and archival discovery, linking Marshall Webb, a World War II veteran from Campbellsville, Kentucky, to the small town of Tremens...
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An Oral History of Bourbon Whiskey (the Library of Congress Subject Heading)

An Oral History of Bourbon Whiskey (the Library of Congress Subject Heading)

Controlled vocabularies are the blood coursing through the veins of professional cataloging and archival description.  The Library of Congress Subject Headings is the authority.   While staff were processing interviews from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Or...
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