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UA1B2/1 A Commemoration of WKU's Integration: 1956-2006
WKU Archives Records
  • Monica G. Burke, Western Kentucky University
  • Sherese Martin
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A publication that chronicles the history of WKU's desegregation efforts. This commemorative publication is also an historical document that highlights the prolific accomplishments of WKU African American graduates. The impact of Western's spirit on countless African American graduates and the Bowling Green community unfolds in the pages that follow. The joy of having access to an education, the struggles of transforming an institutional climate, the kindness of WKU faculty, staff, and students and the rewards of walking across the stage in Diddle arena are chronicled by those who experienced it firsthand.

Citation Information
Burke, M., Hardin, J., Martin, S., Ray, M., & Woods, C. J., & Bailey, H. (2006). A commemoration of Western’s integration: 1956-2006 (M. Burke & S. Martin, Eds.). Bowling Green, KY: Western Kentucky University.