From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

1940 - Shoe Makers, Repairers, and Shiners, Kentucky [TABLE B]

(born: 1940  -  died: ) 

The table below has the names (B) of adult African Americans born in Kentucky and employed in the shoe care business in 1940 [source: U.S. Federal Census].

 

NAMES                        HOME LOCATION          EMPLOYMENT

Robey Babb                  Indianapolis, IN             shoe shiner at barber shop

Carter Babb                  Indianapolis, IN             shoe shiner at barber shop

Harvey Bailey                Louisville, KY                 shoe finisher at shoe repair shop

Lamuel Ballew              Cincinnati, OH               shoe shiner in shining parlor

George Ballew              Richmond, KY                shoe repairer at Embry Shoe Shop

William Barnes              Trigg County, KY           shoe shiner at barber shop

Herb Bassett                Aurora, IL                      shoe shiner at shoe parlor

Baker Bates                 Cleveland, OH               shoe finisher at shoe shop

John Beamur                Taylorsville, KY              shoe repairman at home

James Beard                Louisville, KY                 shoe repairer, owns shop

Marie Beard                  Louisville, KY                 helper in shoe shop

John Bishop                  Dayton, OH                   shoe shine boy at shoe repair shop

Grandison Blakey         Louisville, KY                 shoe dyer at shoe repair shop

Irvine D. Blyote            Richmond, KY                shoe shiner

John Boggs                  Richmond, KY                shoe repairer, owns shop

Walter Boston              Augusta, KY                  shoe shiner at barber shop

Ed Bridwell                   Louisville, KY                 shoe shiner at a club

George W. Brown        Paducah, KY                  shoe shiner at barber shop

Lillian Brown                Louisville, KY                 shoe repairer at repair shop

Willie Brown                 Lexington, KY               shoe shiner at shoe shining parlor

William Brown              Covington, KY               shoe shiner at barber shop

William Burks               Frankfort, KY                 shoe shiner at barber shop

William Burley              Frankfort, KY                 shoe shine boy, private work

 

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“1940 - Shoe Makers, Repairers, and Shiners, Kentucky [TABLE B],” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed August 18, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2993.

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