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

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The table below has the names (F) 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

Corneles Ferguson   Muhlenberg County, KY     shoe shiner at private barber shop

William Fisher          Louisville, KY                    shoe shiner at shoe repair company

Nathan P. Fletcher    Rushville, IN                      shoe repairer, owns shop

Lowell Ford              Metropolis, IL                    shoe shiner at barber shop

Fred Foster             Green County, KY              shoe black at barber shop

O. J. Franklin          San Francisco, CA             assistant at shoe shine parlor

Claude Robert Franklin  Louisville, KY                shoe shine boy at barber shop

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