"African American Heritage Guide: history, art & entertainment," Lexington, KY(start date: 2010) The African American Heritage Guide was published by the Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum, Inc. in Lexington, KY, and funded in part by the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau. Included are 14 historic districts that may be viewed on a walking or driving tour. The majority of the districts are profiled in the publication, along with a map on the center pages. The work also contains horse racing history, including brief biographies of trainers and jockeys; cemetery entries, rural community entries; and information on public art and public events. The booklet also provides a very informative overview of the individuals who owned the homes and businesses featured in the publication. See also M. Davis, "Booklet full of black history - Heritage Guide painstakingly researched," Lexington Herald-Leader, 2/11/2010, City/Region section, p. A3. Copies of the African American Heritage Guide are available at the University of Kentucky Libraries.
Additional information provided by Yvonne Giles:
- Earlier printed guides include A Guide to the African American Heritage in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky, published by Dr. Doris Wilkinson in 2000
- Heritage: the Lexington African American Discovery Guide, by Isabelle Mack-Overstreet, printed in 1996 with funding from Central Bank and the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Bluegrass African American Preservation Society. From the Past to the Present: historical places that shape our future, printed in the 1980s by the Bluegrass African American Preservation Society: Jim Embry, Myra Lyons, Doug Smith, Linda Godfrey, Carolyn Bell, Joe Hocker, and others.