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Kentucky and the Great WarWorld War I on the Home Front$
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David J. Bettez

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780813168012

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813168012.001.0001

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Kentucky and the Great War

David J. Bettez

University Press of Kentucky

This chapters examines the role of higher education officials in supporting the war and looks at how colleges and universities prepared students for wartime roles. Three Kentucky college presidents contributed significantly to these efforts: Edgar Young Mullins of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Henry Hardin Cherry of Western Kentucky State Normal School, and Frank McVey of the University of Kentucky (UK). The chapter also covers the extensive Student Army Training Corps and supplementary military training given at UK under the leadership of Captain Herbert N. Royden.

Keywords:   Frank McVey, Edgar Young Mullins, Henry Hardin Cherry, Herbert N. Royden, Student Army Training Corps (SATC)

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