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Colored Notes (Mt. Stering Newspaper)

(start date: 1918  -  end date: 1922) 

Starting in October of 1918, Robin Hamilton was the writer for "Colored Notes" in the Mt. Sterling Advocate newspaper. By November, between each item of the column was an ad for hats and clothing. The column continued to be published until 1922. The Mt. Sterling Advocate was first published as a weekly paper in 1890, founded by John H. Mason and Dr. C. W. Harris. The paper is still in print today.

See "Colored Notes," Mt. Sterling Advocate, 11/12/1918, p.8 and later issues. Available online full text, 1891-1922, at Chronicling America and at the Kentucky Digital Newspaper Program at the University of Kentucky.

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“Colored Notes (Mt. Stering Newspaper),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 23, 2024,

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