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

Washington, Edward

Born in Paducah, KY, Washington was one of the first African Americans to receive a Doctorate of Education from a major university when he was awarded the degree by New York University in 1935; he also qualified for a Doctorate of Philosophy in Physical Education. For more see The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians, by A. A. Dunnigan.

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NKAA Entry: Dunnigan, Alice A.
NKAA Source: Fascinating story of Black Kentuckians : their heritage and traditions

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“Washington, Edward,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 13, 2018, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/466.

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