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1 Notable Kentucky African Americans Database University of Kentucky Libraries Images from Kentuckiana Digital Library collections (except where noted)

2 Pullam (or Pullum) slave jail 149 North Broadway Lexington, Kentucky photo Griffin and Pullum one of the largest slave trade firms in Kentucky Bullock Photograph Collection

3 last slave sale at courthouse Lexington, Kentucky C. Frank Dunn Photographs Collection,

4 rock fences built by slaves Leestown Pike, Fayette County, Kentucky C. Frank Dunn Photograph Collections,

5 KNEA ( ) Kentucky Negro Educational Association full text online journal Kentuckiana Digital Library - Etexts

6 Bracktown Colored School 1901 Bracktown, Fayette County, Kentucky Fayette County Schools Photographic Collection

7 Briar Hill Colored School 1901 Briar Hill, Fayette County, Kentucky Fayette County Schools Photographic Collection

8 Uttingertown School No Uttingertown (Fayette County), Kentucky Fayette County Schools Photographic Collection

9 Owisly Academy No G. Owisly, Teacher South Elkhorn, Fayette County, Kentucky Fayette County Schools Photographic Collection

10 Burdine Colored School 1921 Burdine (Jenkins), Kentucky Jenkins Kentucky Photographic Collection

11 (now) Kentucky State University 1898 photo At Work of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky Collection

12 Janitors 1899 Kentucky State University University of Kentucky general photographic prints

13 Lincoln Institute ( ) Established in Shelby County in response to Kentucky Day Law that segregated Berea College Ad from KNEA Journal v.7, no.1

14 Simmons University, Louisville, Kentucky (central heating plant construction 1936) Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

15 Dotson High School (construction ) Princeton, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

16 Unidentified Belle Brezing Photographic Collection

17 Isaac S. Hathaway ( ) sculptor (far right) C. Frank Dunn Photographs Collection

18 Wheelwright Methodist Church Choir 1946 Wheelwright, Kentucky Russell Lee: Wheelwright, KY Photographic Collection

19 Golden Jubilee Parade 1916 Louis Edward Nollau F Series Photographic Print Collection

20 groom and horse Dixiana Farm, Fayette County, Kentucky C. Frank Dunn Photographs Collection,

21 Furman Currington and son 1946 mine workers in Kenvir, Harlan County, Kentucky Russell Lee Photographic Collection

22 Open House Day at Negro Women’s Sewing Center 1936 Louisville, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

23 WPA Nursery School Louisville, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

24 WPA Nursery School Trimble County, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

25 downtown ceremony Danville, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

26 storm sewer workers Newport, Kentucky Goodman-Paxton Photographic Collection

27 Domestic Life and Accident Insurance Co. Founded by Green P. Hughes 1921 Ad from KNEA Journal v.1,n.1, p.28

28 Mammoth Life Insurance Company Lexington 1949 largest black-owned business in Kentucky Selected Images of Lexington Collection

29 Kentucky high school basketball game James Edwin Ed Weddle Photographic Collection

30 Muhammad Ali 1974 UK Homecoming Luncheon James Edwin Ed Weddle Photographic Collection

31 Alvin C. Hanley ( ) college recruiter - far left in 1978 photo Portrait Print Collection (U of KY)

32 Moneta J. Sleet, Jr. ( ) Photographer - 1 st African American to win Pulitzer Portrait Print Collection (University of Kentucky)

33 Bernadette Locke 1 st woman assistant coach in Division I Men’s NCAA Basketball Portrait Print Collection (University of Kentucky)

34 John T. Smith ( ) 1st African American from Kentucky to earn a doctorate at UK University of Kentucky general photographic prints

35 Frank X Walker author, poet, educator - from Danville, Kentucky Photo by Tracy A. Hawkins

36 Renee Shaw host, co-producer, writer, managing editor “Connections with Renee Shaw” KET Photo from the Kentucky Educational Television website

37 Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development 2006 Publication available online


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