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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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Postwar Lexington—so Long, Gilded Age

Postwar Lexington—so Long, Gilded Age

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(p.275) Epilogue Postwar Lexington—so Long, Gilded Age
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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/9780813125046.003.0009

As the collegiate literary societies in Lexington, as well as those in other places, were not able to maintain student loyalty and relevance, they became less and less important compared to a number of other campus organizations. There were some, however, who reacted remorsefully to this incidence, as the Crimson Rumbler pointed out the lack of patronage of campus literary societies. Although four of the traditional literary societies were still operating during the school year 1919–1920, this was marked with a significant decline in participation in extracurriculum activities. Lexington after the war experienced a number of different changes as it veered away from the Gilded Age. Although the Gilded Age may have been characterized by gentility and refinement as well as racism and violence, it is important to note that this period marks significant advances in terms of Lexington's intellectual life.

Keywords:   literary societies, campus organizations, Gilded Age, intellectual life, extracurriculum, Lexington

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