Rory Barron research files and photographs

Abstract

The Rory Barron research files and photographs (dated 2016-2017; 1.08 GB; 196 digital files) primarily comprise digital photographs that document University of Kentucky student reactions to the Presidential Election of 2016.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Rory Barron research files and photographs
Date
2016-2017 (inclusive)
Creator
Barron, Rory
Extent
1.08 Gigabytes
Subjects
Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016
Protest movements -- United States
Student protesters -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2017ms034: [identification of item], Rory Barron research files and photographs, 2016-2017, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Rory Barron attended the University of Kentucky in 2017 and majored in Gender and Women's Studies. Barron was a student activist who helped form the Queer Project at UK. In 2017, Barron created a documentary, titled UK Responses to the 2016 Election using oral histories and photographs that chronicled UK students, staff, and faculty's reactions to the election of Donald Trump in 2016. The documentary focuses specifically on the reactions of marginalized groups, such as members of the Muslim, immigrant, LatinX, African-American, and LGTBQ communities.
Scope and Content
The Rory Barron research files and photographs (dated 2016-2017; 1.08 GB; 196 digital files) primarily comprise digital photographs that document University of Kentucky student reactions to the Presidential Election of 2016. The collection consists entirely of digital files include photographs, a flyer, and minutes of a Teach-in on the Trump Presidency held at UK in January 2017. Additionally, the collection includes photographs of other protests in Lexington, Kentucky, including the protest against the Trump administration's Muslim immigration ban held on February 5, 2017. The collection also contains two photographs of flyers for the neo-nazi group, Identity Evropa, posted on UK's campus. Rory Barron used these materials in his documentary, UK Responses to the 2016 Election.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Teach-in on the Trump Presidency at the University of Kentucky photographs, 2017 January 18

  • Digitalfile 2017ms034_01
Scope and Contents

Comprises 178 digital JPG photographs.

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Teach-in on the Trump Presidency at the University of Kentucky flyer, 2017 January 18

  • Digitalfile 2017ms034_02
Scope and Contents

Consists of one JPG flyer.

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Teach-in on Trump Presidency at the University of Kentucky summation meeting agenda, 2017 January 18

  • Digitalfile 2017ms034_03
Scope and Contents

Consists of one Word document recording the Teach-in's minutes.

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Protest photographs, 2016-2017

  • Digitalfile 2017ms034_04
Scope and Contents

Consists of 13 JPG digital photogaphs documenting student protests on UK's campus and in downtown Lexington, Kentucky in 2017. The majority of the photographs document the Protest the Immigration Ban Rally on February 5, 2017.

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Identity Evropa, neo-nazi group, flyer photographs, 2017 March 31

  • Digitalfile 2017ms034_05
Scope and Contents

Consists of two JPG digital photographs of Identity Evropa, neo-nazi group, flyers posted on the University of Kentucky's campus bulletin boards.

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