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The Farmers' Chautauqua: For a "Greater Kentucky"
WKU Spirit (2012)
  • Lynn E. Niedermeier, Western Kentucky University
The rural chautauqua movement found its way to Bowling Green, Kentucky in 1913, when WKU President Henry Hardin Cherry spearheaded a four-part series of lectures, educational demonstrations and competition. This article appeared as a “Moment in History” feature in WKU Spirit, Summer 2012, p. 62-63.
  • Chautauqua,
  • Farmers Chautauqua,
  • rural Chautauqua
Publication Date
Summer 2012
Citation Information
Lynn E. Niedermeier. "The Farmers' Chautauqua: For a "Greater Kentucky"" WKU Spirit (2012)
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