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Randolph Hollingsworth

African American Schools in Lexington and Fayette County, KY - Notable Kentucky African... - 0 views

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    List of schools
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  • [1964-01-12][NEWSPAPERS. HERALD-LEADER.] [Herald-Leader. p. 9 col. 1-7]717629 "Colored Notes and Obituaries"Readers of the "Colored Notes" columns of The Lexington Herald, The Lexington Leader and Sunday Herald-Leader have voted in a readership poll for continued publication of the feature in the Lexington newspapers. … A letter distributed to readers at the time of the ballot stated that CORE and some all-white reform groups had applied considerable pressure in an effort to remove the Colored Notes from the Lexington newspapers.
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  • [1989-11-27][HUGHES, DWIGHT] [Herald-Leader. D-8 col. 1-4 and D-11]589021 "Dwight Hughes"Since boyhood, Dwight Hughes planned to follow his father into the family business, and he has fulfilled this ambition. For the last eight years, he has been a mortician. Most would consider this business grim and unpleasant. But Hughes, co-owner of O.L. Hughes and Sons Mortuary at 322 East Third Street, says he loves it.
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    Using the search terms Urban Renewal Development Plan, I got over 30,000 hits with references back the 18th century! wow! So, then I added in the dates 1964-01-01 to 1967-01-01 and got 34 hits... now that's more like it!
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    An interesting article concerning whether to keep the "Colored Notes" section in Lexington's papers written in 1964. 
Randolph Hollingsworth

Local History Index | Lexington, Kentucky - 0 views

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    "Selective finding aid to Lexington newspapers about significant people, places and events from 1787 to December 31, 2007. The selective citations included in the Lexington Public Library's Local History index appeared in various Lexington newspapers beginning with the Kentucky Gazette in 1787 through the Lexington Herald-Leader of December 31, 2007. The nucleus of the database index is a card file in the Kentucky Room developed by staff over a number of years." My mother helped with the creation of this index when she was a UK journalism student in the 1940s!
Randolph Hollingsworth

Kentucky Room - State & Local Government Documents | Lexington, Kentucky - 1 views

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    In the Kentucky Room of the Central Branch of the Lexington Public Library you'll find lots of government documents, including budgets and planning studies
Randolph Hollingsworth

City Directories 1806-Present | Lexington, Kentucky - 1 views

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    Go to the Kentucky Room of the Central Branch of the Lexington Public Library (on Main Street) to find these City Directories. Some really interesting information to find there!
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    Great post. I have found some material that I might be able to use just from clicking this link
Randolph Hollingsworth

A Brief History of the First Baptist Church, Lexington, Kentucky - (Black) - By H. E. N... - 1 views

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    Always fun to see the debates about who is "first" or not... ! Has more to do with men's history than women's but you'll get some ideas about women's roles in Baptist Churches in Lexington.
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    This is really helpful background info!
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Altrusa International of Lexington - 0 views

  • The club assesses the needs of the community and strives to meet the ever-changing landscape of Lexington.
Randolph Hollingsworth

Urban League of Lexington releases "State of Black Lexington" report - 1 views

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    A report from a group that included people from the Urban League, the Lexington Commission on Race Relations, the University of Kentucky, the Office of the Mayor and other groups. The report includes a public opinion survey of 600 Fayette County residents (200 Whites, 200 Blacks, 200 Hispanics) by a reputable marketing communications and research firm.
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