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Cleveland Kentucky State College Club
The Cleveland Kentucky State College Club members were graduates of Kentucky State College who lived in Cleveland, OH. Beginning in 1953, the club gave an annual Derby Ball. The 1957 ball was held at the Carlton House in Cleveland and Johnnie Blakes Orchestra provided the music. There were hundreds of guests. Evelyn Morgan was chair of the Dance Committee and assisted by Gilbert Britt, Mary Grinage, and John Long. The 1957 officers of the Cleveland Kentucky State College Club were Elmer Collins, president; Jeanette Polk, recording secretary; Lillian Gantt, corresponding secretary; William Stovall, treasurer; Rose Clayhourne, reporter; and Mary Collins, historian. For more see "Kentucky St. grads have traditional Derby Ball," Cleveland Call and Post, 05/11/1957, p.3B.
Subjects: Balls, Promenades, Socials
Geographic Region: Kentucky / Cleveland, Ohio



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