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

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The table below has the names (G) 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

Byron Gaines            Dawson Springs, KY      shoe shiner at barber shop

Harry A. Gaines         Dawson Springs, KY      shoe shiner at barber shop

Major Gardener         Oklahoma City, OK      porter & shoe shine boy at shoe rebuilder

William Gardner        Chicago, IL                 shoe shining, owns parlor

Ray Gardner             Chicago, IL                 shoe shining, owns parlor

Henry D. Gentry        Winchester, KY            shoe shiner at Brooks Shop

Warren George         Middlesborough, KY     shoe shine boy at shoe shop

William Gilcrest         Pasadena, CA             shoe shiner at private practice

Robert Golden          Louisville, KY              shoe shiner at shine shop

Raymond Grady        Lansing, MI                shoe shiner at shoe shine stand

Fred Green               Lawrenceburg, IN        shoe shiner at shoe store

Robert Grant            Frankfort, KY              shoe shine boy, private work

William J. Griffith      Calhoun, KY               shoe shiner at barber shop

Arthur Grimmett        Cleveland, OH            shoe repairman at shoe repair factory

Woodrow Grissom      Adair County, KY         shoe shine boy at barber shop

 

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