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

Louisville Defender Photographs

This collection contains photographs from the files of the Louisville Defender, an African American newspaper published in Louisville, KY beginning in 1933. The collection covers local activities, persons, places, politicians, the newspaper's annual Black Expo, and national figures such as Martin Luther King, Jr. It is housed at the Archives and Special Collections, Photographic Archives at the University of Louisville Libraries.

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“Louisville Defender Photographs,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 12, 2024,

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