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Howard University Club of Kentucky (Louisville, KY)
In the early 1900s, there were several Howard University Clubs in the United States made up of Howard University alumni. In 1907, the Howard University Club of Kentucky was located in Louisville, KY, and on the 1st of January, the group celebrated Emancipation Day at the home of Mrs. Rachel D. Harris and Rev. Everett G. Harris. Albert S. White, president of the club, was the toastmaster. The event was also attended by Mrs. and Mr. James L. Diggs, president of State University [later Simmons University, Kentucky]; Mrs. Bertha P. Whedbee and Dr. Ellis D. Whedbee; Lawyer, W. H. Wright; Mrs. Fanny R. Givens and James E. Givens; William H. Perry, Sr.; Mrs. Willis O'Hara; D. L. Lawson; and Miss Hazel Richardson. For more see "The Howard University Club of Kentucky..." Freeman, 01/19/1907, p. 1.
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“Howard University Club of Kentucky (Louisville, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 17, 2021, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2545.
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