County Histories of Kentucky
The County Histories of Kentucky consist of photocopies of historical surveys of Kentucky counties written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration from 1936 to 1939.The collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, rare publications and oral histories on county and community histories written by regional and local authors. The surveys contain brief county histories, field reports, notes, preliminary and corrected drafts of essays, oral testimony, folklore and other miscellaneous materials. Added to the collection are county histories collected by researchers Stuart Sprague and Robert Rennick, special edition newspapers and other publications on county and community histories.

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Adair County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Adair County Bicentennial Edition, Columbia Statesman

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Adair County - Columbia Statesman Bicentennial Edition, Columbia Statesman

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Adair County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick

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Anderson County - Folklore, Works Progress Administration

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Anderson County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick

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Anderson County - The Anderson News Bicentennial Edition, Anderson News

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Anderson News Bicentennial Edition, Anderson News

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Ballard County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Baptists - History in Kentucky, Works Progress Administration and Writer's Project

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Barren County - Bicentennial Edition, Glasgow Daily Times

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Bath County, Various authors

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Bath County - Bath County News-Outlook Heritage Edition, 1774-1974, Bath County News-Outlook

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Bath County - Bath County News-Outlook Sesquicentennial Edition, Bath County News-Outlook

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Bath County - Heritage Edition, Bath County News Outlook

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Bath County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick

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Beckham County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick

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Bell and Harlan Counties Summary Report, Works Progress Administration and H. E. Bullock

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Bell County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Bell County Bicentennial Edition, Middelsboro Daily News

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Bell County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Bell County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick

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Boone Bounty - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Boone County - A Brief History of Boone County, Ann Lutes

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Boone County - Post Offices, Robert M. Rennick