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Colored Notes (Mt. Stering Newspaper)

In October of 1918, Robin Hamilton was the writer for "Colored Notes" in the Mt. Sterling Advocate newspaper. By November, between each item of the column was an ad for hats and clothing. The column was still being published in 1922. The Mt. Sterling Advocate was first published as a weekly paper in 1890, founded by John H. Mason and Dr. C. W. Harris. The paper is still in print today. See "Colored Notes," Mt. Sterling Advocate, 11/12/1918, p.8 and later issues. Available online full text, 1891-1922, at Chronicling America and Kentucky Digital Library - Newspapers.

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NKAA Source: The Mt. Sterling advocate (newspaper)

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“Colored Notes (Mt. Stering Newspaper),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 20, 2020,

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