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

Harris, Everett G

(born: Feb. 1866  -  died: 11 Dec. 1936

Everett Harris was sent to Louisville, KY by the American Missionary Association to develop an African American church. He  established the Plymouth Settlement House, which included an employment bureau for African American women. He was also a member of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation.

Spears was the husband of librarian Rachel Davis Harris. He was born in Virginia. For more see The Encyclopedia of Louisville, ed. by J. E. Kleber; Everett G Harris (1866-1936) at; 

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