Research Topics


Research Topics


This is a collection of engaging facts and resources derived from newspaper articles in Kentucky's digitized historic newspapers collection. Many of these entries were originally researched and created as social media posts by Reinette Jones, University of Kentucky Librarian and co-creator and manager of the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (NKAA).


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