From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

Jesse Oliver Mays collection (archival material)

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Jesse Oliver Mays


Jesse Oliver Mays, an African American native of Salem, Kentucky. The materials cover the period 1937-1985, and relate to Mays' career as a teacher and Boy Scout leader in western Kentucky coal fields, Indiana, and Chicago.


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