From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

Involvement of blacks in Scott County commerce during the postbellum period (1865-1918)


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Bevins, Anne Bolton
Georgetown-Scott County Joint Planning Commission (Ky.) ; Kentucky Heritage Council
[Kentucky] : [publisher not identified], 1989


This is a 68-page report that delves into the history of African American community members in Scott County during this time-period (1865-1918). The work explores in-depth information about properties both owned and built by African American community members as well as gives an overview of Scott County urban African American neighborhoods. Researchers can also find information about historically African American churches, schools, and lodges located in Scott County at that time. ~ Written by Julia Taylor, Adul Services Librarian at the Scott County Public Library.

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NKAA Entry: African American Shoe Makers in Kentucky [not Lexington]
NKAA Entry: African American Schools in Scott County, KY

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“Involvement of blacks in Scott County commerce during the postbellum period (1865-1918),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 15, 2024,

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