From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Smith, Leslie S.

(born: 1908  -  died: 1997) 

Smith was born in Pleasant Ridge, KY. A schoolteacher in Kentucky and West Virginia, she published short stories, poems, and her book, Around Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, A Black History (1979), which covers 1795 to 1979. For more see The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians, by A. A. Dunnigan.

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“Smith, Leslie S.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 13, 2024,

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