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NKY History Hour: Kelley-Koett X-ray Manufacturing Co. (1903-1956), West Fourth, Covington, KY

Presented by Behringer-Crawford Museum at Behringer-Crawford Museum, Covington KY

Jan 23 2024
NKY History Hour: Kelley-Koett X-ray Manufacturing Co. (1903-1956), West Fourth, Covington, KY

Join historian John Boh as he shares how the Northern Kentucky manufacturer became a modern corporation with a nationwide sales and service network, during the virtual NKY History Hour presentation.

A strong player during the momentous years of innovation, Kelley-Koett is a prominent fixture in Covington’s history. The x-ray manufacturer contributed significantly to the evolution of medical technology and earned the city the nickname “X-ray city.”

oin historian John Boh as he shares how the Northern Kentucky manufacturer became a modern corporation with a nationwide sales and service network, during the virtual NKY History Hour presentation, “Kelley-Koett X-ray Manufacturing Co. (1903-1956), West Fourth, Covington, KY,” Tuesday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.

To register and participate in the free presentation by Behringer-Crawford Museum, visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_a2jgosPgQZ-MyVjjVYZiFA

Information on how to connect to the Zoom session will be sent after registration. The event will also be streamed live on BCM’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bcmuseumnky. All recordings of past episodes can be viewed at https://www.bcmuseum.org/activities/nky-history- hour/2-uncategorised/368-past-nky-history-hours.

John Boh grew up on a dairy and tobacco farm near Florence Kentucky. He received a B. A. from Villa Madonna College, now Thomas More University, and an M. A. from U. C., both in history. He was a founding member of the Kenton County Historical Society in 1977, for which he has served regularly as an officer. In the early 1990s, he was elected to the Behringer-Crawford Museum (BCM) Board of Directors, now the Board of Trustees to which he has been re-elected yearly.

NKY History Hour programs take place every other Tuesday evening from 6:30-7:30 p.m.. They are currently free to the public, but may become a BCM members-only benefit in the future. To
support NKY History Hour and access many other entertaining and thought-provoking programs for free, join BCM today: http://bcmuseum.org/support-us/join/become-a-member.

Behringer-Crawford Museum is supported in part by our members, the City of Covington, Kenton County Fiscal Court, ArtsWave, Kentucky Arts Council, the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr. Foundation.

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1600 Montague Rd, Covington, KY 41011

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