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Gertrude Mae Morbley
2013 Black History Month Virtual Exhibit
  • Reinette F. Jones, University of Kentucky
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John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.

Gertrude Mae Morbley (1918-1988), writer of the Colored Notes column from 1962 until 1969 when the practice of formally segregating the news was ended at The Lexington Leader. Ms. Morbley worked at The Lexington Leader as an elevator operator, a reporter and finally a bookkeeper until her retirement in 1981. 1957 April.

Image processed and enhanced by Jason Flahardy, University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections.
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Reinette F. Jones. "Gertrude Mae Morbley" (2013)
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