Virtual First Friday | Race Gender & Incarceration in Gilded Age Kentucky

First Friday Speaker Series:  Race, Gender, & Incarceration in Gilded Age Kentucky, with Dr. Charlene J. Fletcher

Originally presented via Zoom on Friday, March 5;  Noon – 1 pm, Dr. Fletcher examined the lives of Fannie Keys Harvey and Lila B. White, two Black women from 19th century Lexington, Kentucky, who were both jailed at the Frankfort Penitentiary.  Their crime?  Daring to fight back against abusive family members. 

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