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Thu September 5, 2013
Hammack Lecture Highlights Historically Important Kentucky Woman
Murray State's Department of History's distinguished Hammack Scholarship Banquet is September 14th in the University's Curris Center Ballroom. Reservations are due tomorrow! History professor Duane Bolin gives the keynote titled, "The Woman who Helped Blind Children See: Linda Neville and the Struggle to Eliminate Blindness in Kentucky." It's not surprising that fourth graders led Bolin to learn more about this early 20th century pioneer in the Commonwealth. We hear a bit of Neville's story with Dr. Bolin and Kate Lochte.
Murray State history professor Duane Bolin gives the keynote address about a great Kentucky woman who helped eliminate blindness due to trachoma, Linda Neville, for the 12th Annual Hammack Scholarship Banquet Saturday, September 14, at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom. Tickets are $40 per person. Reservations are required by tomorrow. Call Kay Hays in the Department of History. Her number again is 270-809-2234.