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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 co.

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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