Friday, April 17, 2015

Special Collections Research Center: digital collections update

Photo from the Jim Curtis collection on Civil Rights
The Special Collections Research Center recently digitized the Jim Curtis Photograph Collection on Civil Rights in Kentucky, which is now available on ExploreUK. The collection comprises 13 photographs documenting the March on Frankfort, Kentucky, held on March 5, 1964, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Jackie Robinson. Other figures depicted in the photographs include Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, Frank Stanley, Jr., and Kentucky Governor Edward T. Breathitt. For more information about the collection and to view the photographs, visit

Other recent additions to ExploreUK include the following.
Many thanks to everyone who helped provide online access to these collections.

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