Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Gertrude Mae Morbley

Gertrude Mae Morbley (1918-1988), writer of the Colored Notes column from 1962 until 1969 when the practice of formally segregating the news was ended at The Lexington Leader. Ms. Morbley worked at The Lexington Leader as an elevator operator, a reporter and finally a bookkeeper until her retirement in 1981. 1957 April.

-John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.

2013 Black History Month exhibit by Reinette Jones

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