Katy Morrison is a Master’s Candidate in History at the University of Louisville. Her research centers around women and the Ohio River in Antebellum Kentucky. Her other current and previous work centers around museum education and promoting a deeper understanding of and connection with local history and its place in the national narrative among people of all ages.


Hannah O’Daniel is a M.A. Public History student at the University of Louisville.  She researches slavery and free African Americans in Kentucky.  Her previous oral history work at Kentucky Historical Society and Murray State University centered on twentieth century African American education in Western Kentucky and the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky.


Jacob Burress is a M.A. Public History student at the University of Louisville specializing in late 19th century and early 20th century African American identity in the Great Ohio Valley area.  His thesis examines the effects of Marcus Garvey, Booker T. Washington, and other early African American leaders had on the lowest level of African American society.  He is the current coordinator for the website and Parkland projects.

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