A New Empire for the New South

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print November 2006 | ISBN: 9780813124179
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134970 | DOI:
A New Empire for the New South

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This introductory chapter discusses Henry Watterson, who was also known as “Marse Henry”. He was the legendary editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal and served as a central voice of New South iconoclasm from the Civil War through the Great War. The discussion highlights several of Watterson's achievements, recognition, and works. It also presents several editorial photos that depicted Watterson.

Keywords: Henry Watterson; Marse Henry; Louisville Courier-Journal; New South iconoclasm; Civil War; Great War; editorial photos

Chapter.  4912 words.  Illustrated.

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