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American Baptist Home Missionary Society Schools in Kentucky

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 view available via Google Book Search]. See also the entries for African American Schools in the NKAA Database.


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NKAA Entry: Simmons College (Louisville, KY)
NKAA Entry: McRidley, Wendell H. [Cadiz Normal and Theological College]
NKAA Entry: Mitchell, Robert

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NKAA Entry:  Mitchell, Robert
NKAA Entry:  African American Schools in Warren County, KY

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“American Baptist Home Missionary Society Schools in Kentucky,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 20, 2019,

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