Moonlight Schools Collection consists of oral histories, articles and research concerning the Moonlight Schools and the life of Cora Wilson Stewart. Included in the collection are correspondence regarding the opening of the Cora Wilson Stewart Moonlight School at Morehead State University, examples of student work from the Little Brushy School and twenty-four oral history audio recordings.

The Moonlight Schools of eastern Kentucky were first established in 1911 by Cora Wilson Stewart to promote literacy among adults in the Appalachian region of Kentucky. Moonlight Schools later served African American and Native American students in other regions of the United States.

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Articles

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200 Years in Kentucky, J. Winston Coleman

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A Case Study In The Triump Of The Appalachian Spirit, Unknown

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Adult Literacy Play's Premiere Set Sept. 7 at Morehead State, Unknown

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AEC Newsletter, Adult Continuing Education Center, Montclair State College,

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America's Greatest Journal of Personalities, Unknown

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Articles related to the Moonlight School, Unknown

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Bibliography on Cora Wilson Stewart, Cora Wilson Stewart

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Collection of Articles and Reviews on the "Miss Cora Story", Kim Hamilton, Elaine Webb, Tom Carter, and Deidre Glasser

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Community School Classes Start Oct. 8, Unknown

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Cora Stewart Battled Illiteracy, Jean Howerton Coady

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Cora Wilson Moonight School Bookmark, Unknown

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Cora Wilson Stewart and Development of the Moonlight School, Virginia Williams

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Cora Wilson Stewart and the Crusade Against Illiteracy in Kentucky, Willie E. Nelms Jr.

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Cora Wilson Stewart and the Moonlight School, Jack D. Ellis

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Cora Wilson Stewart and the Moonlight School, Special Collections Department of Morehead State University

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Cora Wilson Stewart And the "Moonlight School" Movement, James Gifford

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Cora Wilson Stewart Founder of Moonlight Schools and the Illiteracy Comission, Inez Faith Humphrey

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Cora Wilson Stewart, Founder Of Moonlight Schools And The Illiteracy Commission, Unknown

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Cora Wilson Stewart Led Fight Against Illiteracy, Unknown

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Daniels Creek's 1-room School Still Going Strong, G. Sam Piatt

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Donation Letter, Carl M. Tidd

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Duncan Starts Work On Oral History Project, Unknown

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Kentucky History Lives In Chautauqua Characters, Nancy P. Gregg

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Little Brushy School, Unknown

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Makes Charge of Unfairness, Lexington Herald-Leader

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"Miss Cora" The Moonlight Lady, Laura Lee Duncan and Michael O'Connell

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Missionary Tidings, Christian Woman's Board

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'Moonlighter' Recalls School For New Book, Pam Holbrook

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Moonlight School Committee Letter, Morris L. Norfleet

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Moonlight School Getting Facelift, Deborah J. Powell

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Moonlight School Homework, Moonlight School Children

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Moonlight Schoolhouse Salutes Our Growth and Heritage, Jan Martin

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Moonlight School In Spotlight This Week, Unknown

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Moonlight Schools, A Page From History, Ambrose Boston

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Moonlight Schools Essay, Sheri Taylor

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Morehead Woman Is Highly Praised, Unknown

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Mrs. Cora WIlson Stewart, 83, Nation's Great Pioneer Leader In Adult Education, Is Claimed, Unknown

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Old Moonlight School Photographs, Unknown

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One-Room Schools Quickly Fading From The Public Education Scene, Elizabeth Smith

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Pine Mountain: A Unique Learning Experience, R. G. Dunlop

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Readin', 'Ritin' And Remoteness, Joe Creason

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Report of The Kentucky Illiteracy Commission, Unknown

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Special To Back Home In Kentucky On Cora Wilson Stewart, Mary Westheimer

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State Asks Dismissal of Creech Counterclaim, Anne Pardue

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State's Originator Of Night Schools For Aged Dies, Unknown

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Students In Moonlight Schools Burn Midnight Oil, Helen Price Stacy

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Tabor Hill School Photograph, Unknown

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Teaching Duties Changed, Sue Lowe

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The Cora Wilson Stewart Moonlight Schoolhouse, Harold Rose and Mike Curtis

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The Cora Wilson Stewart Moonlight Schoolhouse Booklet, Harold Rose, Mike Curtis, and Marie Raines

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The Great Purpose of the Newspaper, Lexington Herald-Leader

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The Moonlighter, Jenny Etter, Miriam Bell, Ida Bell Hammond, and W. L. Mills

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Visit The Cora Wilson Stewart Moonlight Schoolhouse, Unknown

Audio Recordings

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Alice Stewart O'Hara Interview, Alice Stewart O'Hara and Laura Duncan

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Alma Barber Interview, Alma Barber and Laura Duncan

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Bob Bishop Interview, Bob Bishop and Laura Duncan

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Carolyn Crosthwaite Interview, Carolyn Crosthwaite and Laura Duncan

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Clara Jacobs Interveiw, Clara Jacobs and Laura Duncan

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Flo Estes (Anonymous) Interview, Flo Estes and Laura Duncan

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George Ellington Interview, George Ellington and Laura Duncan

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Georgia Brown Interview, Georgia Brown and Laura Duncan

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Gladys LeBaun Interview, Gladys LeBaun and Laura Duncan

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Herbert Stewart Interview, Herbert Stewart and Laura Duncan

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Ivan Stewart Interview, Ivan Stewart and Laura Duncan

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Jack Ellis Interview, Jack Ellis and Laura Duncan

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James Stewart Interview, James Stewart and Laura Duncan

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Jerry Bradley Interview, Jerry Bradley and Laura Duncan

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John A. Duncan Interview, John A. Duncan and Laura Duncan

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Laura Lee Duncan Interview, Laura Lee Duncan

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Mable Kelly Interview, Mable Kelly and Laura Duncan

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Margorie Roberts Interview, Margorie Roberts and Laura Duncan

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Mary Alice Jayne Interview, Mary Alice Jayne and Laura Duncan

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Michael O'Connell Interview, Michael O'Connell and Laura Duncan

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Sherman Wooten Interview, Sherman Wooten and Laura Duncan

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Virginia Prewitt Interview, Virginia Prewitt and Laura Duncan

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Virginia Williams Interview, Virginia Williams and Laura Duncan

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Wells Black Interview, Wells Black and Laura Duncan

Letters to the Editor

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The Bondage of Illiteracy, Maysville Public Ledger

News Articles

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100,000 Enrolled in Night Schools, Lexington Herald-Leader

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20,000 Year to be Asked in Fight on Illiteracy, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Address of Mrs. Cora Wilson Stewart, Hopkinsville Kentuckian

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Address of Mrs. Cora Wilson Stewart, Maysville Public Ledger

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Adult Education, Adair County News

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Adult Literacy, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Airplane to be Used for Education in State, Maysville Public Ledger

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A Kentuckian's Praise: Champ Clark Pays High Tribute to Mrs. Cora Wilson Stewart, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Amburgy Get New Trial, Lexington Herald-Leader

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An Interesting Address, Adair County News

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A Prominent Visitor, Big Sandy News

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A Prophet With Honor, Lexington Herald-Leader

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As a Woman Sees It, Clay City Times

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At Eastern Normal, Richmond Climax

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Author of Bill, The Mountain Advocate

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Avers Stanley Broke Pledges, Maysville Public Ledger

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A Well Deserved Honor, Lexington Herald-Leader

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A Woman's Work in the Public Schools, Lexington Herald-Leader

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A Worthy Measure, Bourbon News

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A Worthy Measure, Mount Sterling Advocate

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Bad Biscuits, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Beat Former Hubby, Hopkinsville Kentuckian