Covington Latin School 1923-2023

This summer, Covington Latin School is celebrating its 100th anniversary! Visit the Local History Department at the Covington Branch this month to enjoy the selected Covington Latin School items on display.  The Kenton Co. Public Library Local History and Genealogy Dept. received a collection of yearbooks generously donated by Covington Latin School, as well as…
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Faces and Places Barbie

Barbie was first introduced in 1959, by Ruth Handler, the wife of Elliot Handler, the founder of the Mattel toy company. Barbie dolls have been a popular toy for children for decades. To celebrate the movie, and our love for Barbie, we've found some of our favorite Barbie photographs from our historic photograph archive Faces…
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Celebrate Juneteenth

In 2021, Juneteenth became an official U.S. Holiday. The origins of Juneteenth go back to June 19, 1865, months after the end of the American Civil War, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, landed in Galveston, Texas, where he established U.S. authority over Texas, and re-issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The June 19th announcement came more than…
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