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Taking the TownCollegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917$
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Kolan Thomas Morelock

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813125046

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.001.0001

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Campus Prominence

Campus Prominence

Collegiate Literary Societies in Nineteenth-Century Lexington

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(p.70) (p.71) Chapter Three Campus Prominence
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Taking the Town
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Kolan Thomas Morelock

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0004

The victory parade that followed the 1896 oratorical contest in the streets of Lexington served as a manifestation of one of the student group's oldest traditions. Even before the war, public parading and its attributed merriment and notoriety serves as a departure point for analyzing the development of these societies, particularly in one of Lexington's most prominent collegiate institutions. Honor and status were appropriated to the participants of this type of cultural performance, and these events were viewed as “cultural performances” in antebellum America. This chapter attempts to explore the various features and the proliferation of collegiate literary societies in Lexington during the nineteenth century.

Keywords:   victory parade, cultural performance, antebellum America, Lexington, collegiate institutions, collegiate societies, nineteenth century

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