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Kentucky: State Resource Guide

Related Resources

This page includes additional resources on the state of Kentucky from the Library's website.

American Folklife Center State Resources

America's Library

America's Library is especially designed for elementary and middle school students. This site contains a wide variety of information related to United States history and culture. Search on Kentucky to find examples such as these:

Explore the States

Jump Back in Time

Bibliographies and Guides

Exhibitions Featuring Kentucky

American Treasures of the Library of Congress

The American Treasures of the Library of Congress exhibition is an exhibition of the rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America's past, drawn from every corner of the world's largest library.

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic

Encompassing over 200 objects including early American books, manuscripts, letters, prints, paintings, artifacts, and music from the Library's collections and complemented by loans from other institutions, Religion and the Founding of the American Republic explores the role religion played in the founding of the American colonies, in the shaping of early American life and politics, and in forming the American Republic. The Religion and the New Republic section includes information pertaining to revivals in Kentucky.

Global Gateway

Historic Newspapers

Law Library

Resources for Teachers

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.

Features & Activities

Lesson Plans

Today in History

The following dates in history feature significant events in Kentucky's history as highlighted in the Library of Congress' collections.

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them. Click on the link below to locate veterans from the state of Kentucky.