deirdre skaggs

UK Perspectives
4:01 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Going Inside The Historic Kentucky Kitchen

Skillet cake

We’re cooking this week—literally.

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UK Perspectives
2:34 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Women At Work Exhibit

Waitresses at the Jerry's Drive-In Restaurant registered a friendly protest after hearing a report that the company was ordering new chemise uniforms for all its waitresses. The women reported for work dressed in uniforms made of burlap sacks in May 1958. From left to right, Billie Columbia, Doris Jones, Melba Stevens, Florence Marshall, Sue Stafford, and Carol Lewis.
Credit Lexington Herald-Leader

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Our topic is the Women At Work photography exhibit at the Margaret I. King Library, on display now through the end of March. Deirdre Skaggs, Associate Dean of Special Collections is our guest.

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UK Perspectives 2
12:42 pm
Tue February 14, 2012

University Of Kentucky Prepares Sesquicentennial Celebration

The University of Kentucky will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2015. Even now, plans are underway for a grand celebration. Deirdre Scaggs, co-chair of the Sesquicentennial Committee has a preview of what’s in store over the next three years.