Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Government
3:45 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Calloway County Clerk Given Grant to Preserve Government Records

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Calloway County Clerk Antonia Faulkner has received a more than $34000 government grant to preserve local government records.

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Government
12:29 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Trigg County Archive Grant

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The Trigg County Clerk’s office is using a newly acquired grant to digitize and backup records.

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History & Heritage
3:47 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Kentucky Confederate Records are Digitized

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Historians and genealogists now have digitized Confederate Army Pension Applications to comb through to aid their research. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives have them all available online. . State archivist Barbara Teague says the pension program was open to indigent veterans and their widows.

“They had to prove that they had less than $300 income per year and own less than $2,500 worth of property. So you had to prove that you really didn’t have any money and you needed this pension, which may have been $15 to $25 a month.”

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