County Histories of Eastern Kentucky
The County Histories of Eastern Kentucky consist of photocopies of historical surveys of eastern 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 special edition newspapers 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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Anderson County - The Anderson News Bicentennial Edition, Anderson News

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Anderson News Bicentennial Edition, Anderson News

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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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Bell County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Bell County Bicentennial Edition, Middelsboro Daily News

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Boyd County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Boyd County - 200 Years: A Bicentennial Tribute to Northeastern Kentucky, Ashland Daily Independent

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Boyd County - 200 Years: A Bicentennial Tribute to Northeastern Kentucky, Ashland Daily Independent

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Boyd County - Ashland, Ashland Chamber of Commerce

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Boyd County - Civil War, Stuart S. Sprague

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Boyle County - 75th Anniversary Edition, Danville Advocate-Messenger

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Breathitt County - Early Doctors, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Breathitt County - Early Settlers, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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

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Breathitt County - Jackson, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Breathitt County - Loose Notes, Unknown

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Breathitt County - Recollections, Jackson Times

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Cabell County - Bicentennial Edition, Herald Dispatch