Lincoln Memorial University and the shaping of Appalachia / Earl J. Hess.

Located near Cumberland Gap in the rugged hills of East Tennessee, Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) was founded in 1897 to help disadvantaged Appalachian youth and reward the descendents of Union loyalists in the region. Its founder was former Union General Oliver Otis Howard, a personal friend of...

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Main Author: Hess, Earl J.
Format: eBook
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • A larger enterprise
  • A monument to Abraham Lincoln
  • Young Lincolns
  • Stooksbury's school
  • Howard's monument
  • Modernization
  • Strike
  • Crisis and survival
  • A new day for Lincoln Memorial
  • The Lincoln stamp.