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Oral history interview with Nettie Sherman

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Sherman, Nettie Hayes & Lila J. Goff


Available at the Minnesota Historical Society

* The "Nettie Hayes Sherman [videorecording]" is also available at the Minnesota Historical Society.


Nettie Brown Hayes Sherman (1900-1986) was born in Mt. Vernon, KY. She worked in radio and sang in nightclubs. She also owned a nightclub in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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“Oral history interview with Nettie Sherman,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 25, 2024,

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