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Helen Morrison Photographs of Kentucky African Americans (Newberry Library)

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Starting in 1935, photographer Helen Balfour Morrison from Evanston, IL, came to Kentucky where she photographed African Americans who lived in Zion Hill and Sugar Hill, both are locations in Kentucky. Zion Hillis located in Scott County, KY, and Sugar Hill was located in Woodford County. The photographs that Morrison took of the residents of both communities are now owned by the Newberry Library in Chicago. The digital images are accessible online at the CARLI Digital Collections website. CARLI is the acronym for the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois.  Contact the Newberry Library for additional information about the Helen Morrison Photographs of Kentucky African Americans.  For more about Helen Balfour Morrision see her webpage by the Chicago Film Archives; and the Morrison-Shearer Foundation website.

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“Helen Morrison Photographs of Kentucky African Americans (Newberry Library),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 18, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/3177.

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