The Filson Newsmagazine
Volume 6, Number 3
Wyncie King, 1884-1961 - A Sketch
As with just about everything else, Leonardo Da Vinci is sometimes credited with inventing the caricature—a drawing or sketch that exaggerates a subject’s distinctive features to achieve a comic effect.
A Louisville Belle's Marriage to a Scottish Baronet
When the marriage of popular Louisville debutante, Miss Patricia Burnley Ellison of Louisville, and Kentucky and Sir Charles Henry Augustus Lockhart Ross of Balnagown Castle, Scotland took place in 1901 in Louisville and locals viewed it as the perfect example of a Cinderella story.
The Filson Institute Academic Conference - Comparative Perspectives on North American Borderlands
On October 20-21, 2006 The Filson Historical Society will host the Filson Institute’s second academic conference. The academic conferences are committed to bringing together historians and the general public in a congenial setting to explore cutting-edge themes and issues in the historical scholarship.
The Filson Civil War Field Institute - The Campaign and Battle of Shiloh
With many reenlisting as well as several new recruits, the second journey of The Filson Civil War Field Institute packed a bus and additional supply wagons for a tour of Shiloh Battlefield the weekend of April 20 – 23.
“Most Americans view the passage of the First Amendment as a watershed in American religious history, bringing to a decisive end the era of established churches and restrictions on religious freedom. In fact, however, separation of church and state in the United States was far from inevitable, even after the First Amendment’s acceptance. The early republic was one of the most interesting and important parts of the story of the relationship between religion and government.”
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