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Georgetown (KY) Negro Chautauqua

In August of 1912, the Negro Chautauqua at Georgetown, KY, was held for eight days [source: "At Kentucky's capital," Lexington Weekly News, 08/17/1912, p.1. The event was described as a "great educational feast." No additional information is available about the chautauqua at this time.

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“Georgetown (KY) Negro Chautauqua,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 25, 2024,

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