Kentucky Historical Society
KHS Event Seeks Information on Early 20th Century State Government
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2015) – The Kentucky Historical
Society (KHS) will host a free knowledge-sharing community event, “Piecing
Together History: Representing Kentucky,” Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1-4 p.m. in the Kentucky
State Capitol Rotunda, 700 Capitol Ave. in Frankfort.
People are invited to share what they know about Kentucky
state government in the first 30 years of the 20th century.
Photographs from KHS collections which need further identification and
information include portraits of legislators and staff who governed during that
time and images which illustrate the construction of the Capitol (1904-1910).
These photographs are available online for researchers. Anyone
who has information but cannot attend the event can go to kyhistory.com (click on Featured
Collection) and submit information via the comments section at the bottom of
Direct specific questions about the photographs or the
event to the KHS Reference Desk at 502-564-1792, ext. 4460 or KHSrefdesk@ky.gov.
Historical Society, an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage
Cabinet, was established in 1836 and is committed to helping people understand,
cherish and share Kentucky’s history. For more information about KHS and its
programs, visit history.ky.gov.