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Crawfish Bottom [electronic resource] : recovering a lost Kentucky community / Douglas A. Boyd ; foreword by W. Fitzhugh Brundage.

By: Boyd, Douglas A, 1970-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Kentucky remembered: Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 220 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780813134093 (electronic bk.); 0813134099 (electronic bk.); 9780813140124 (electronic bk.); 0813140129 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- History | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- Social life and customs | Community life -- Kentucky -- Frankfort -- History | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- Biography | Oral history -- Kentucky -- Frankfort | Frankfort (Ky.) -- History | Frankfort (Ky.) -- Social life and customs | Frankfort (Ky.) -- Biography | Community life -- Kentucky -- Frankfort -- History | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- Biography | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- History | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) -- Social life and customs | Crawfish Bottom (Frankfort, Ky.) | Frankfort (Ky.) -- Biography | Frankfort (Ky.) -- History | Frankfort (Ky.) -- Social life and customs | Frankfort (Ky.) | Oral history -- Kentucky -- Frankfort | History | HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crawfish Bottom.DDC classification: 976.9/432 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Reputation as history -- The "lower" part of the city -- Crawfish Bottom -- Contesting public memory -- The other side of the tracks -- The king of Craw -- Conclusion: Remembering Craw.
Summary: A small neighborhood in northern Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. "Craw's" reputation for vice, violence, moral corruption, and unsanitary conditions made it a target for urban renewal projects that replaced the neighborhood with the city's Capital Plaza in the mid-1960s. Douglas A. Boyd's Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community traces the evolution of the controversial community that ultimately saw four-hundred families displaced. Using oral histories and firsthand memories, Boyd not only provides a record o.
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Introduction: Reputation as history -- The "lower" part of the city -- Crawfish Bottom -- Contesting public memory -- The other side of the tracks -- The king of Craw -- Conclusion: Remembering Craw.

A small neighborhood in northern Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish Bottom was located on fifty acres of swampy land along the Kentucky River. "Craw's" reputation for vice, violence, moral corruption, and unsanitary conditions made it a target for urban renewal projects that replaced the neighborhood with the city's Capital Plaza in the mid-1960s. Douglas A. Boyd's Crawfish Bottom: Recovering a Lost Kentucky Community traces the evolution of the controversial community that ultimately saw four-hundred families displaced. Using oral histories and firsthand memories, Boyd not only provides a record o.

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