Helen Balfour Morrison photographed rural black communities in Central Kentucky in 1935, 1938 and 1946. Many of her photos will go on exhibit this month at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, the Lexington Public Library's Northside Branch and other Central Kentucky public libraries, and officials hope to identify some of the subjects and places pictured.
Helen Balfour Morrison photographed rural black communities in Central Kentucky in 1935, 1938 and 1946. Many of her photos will go on exhibit this month at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, the Lexington Public Library's Northside Branch and other Central Kentucky public libraries, and officials hope to identify some of the subjects and places pictured. Helen Balfour Morrison The Newberry
Helen Balfour Morrison photographed rural black communities in Central Kentucky in 1935, 1938 and 1946. Many of her photos will go on exhibit this month at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort, the Lexington Public Library's Northside Branch and other Central Kentucky public libraries, and officials hope to identify some of the subjects and places pictured. Helen Balfour Morrison The Newberry

Photos show Kentucky in ‘30s, ‘40s. Now, the ‘detective work’ to find who’s in them.

January 05, 2018 04:39 PM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.