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

American Baptist Home Missionary Society Schools in Kentucky, 1895

In 1895, the American Baptist Home Missionary Society had 619 African American students in its Kentucky schools: State University [Simmons University], Louisville; Cadiz Normal and Theological College [headed by Rev. W. H. McRidley], Cadiz; Simmons Memorial College [headed by Robert Mitchell], Bowling Green; Henderson Normal School, Henderson; Glasgow Normal School, Glasgow; and Baptist Church School, Danville.

For more see the Sixty-third Annual Report, of the American Baptist Home Mission Society, May 30th and 31st, 1895, pp. 115-117 [full text available via Google Books]. See also the entries for African American Schools in the NKAA Database.

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Cite This NKAA Entry:

“American Baptist Home Missionary Society Schools in Kentucky, 1895,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 14, 2024, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/index.php/items/show/1476.

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