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Proclamation orders (archival material)

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Kentucky. Governor (1919-1923 : Morrow)


Included are proclamations calling for better compliance with federal prohibition laws, and asking that the "needs of the Kentucky Negro" be discussed in the churches on "Inter-Racial Sunday." Also included are the proclamations removing the jailers of Woodford and Scott Counties from office, after they allowed mobs to take prisoners from their custody, one of whom was lynched.

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NKAA Entry: Woodford County (KY) Enslaved, Free Blacks, and Free Mulattoes, 1850-1870

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“Proclamation orders (archival material),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 25, 2024,

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