Bertha P. Whedbee (1876-1960), community activist and first Louisville African American woman police officer

This biosketch was written by Dr. Carol Mattingly, Professor Emerita of English at the University of Louisville. For her full project on “African American Women and Suffrage in Louisville,” visit https://arcg.is/1O8muW.

Dr. Mary Fitzbutler Waring (1869-1958), physician, educator and civil rights activist

This biosketch was written by Dr. Carol Mattingly, Professor Emerita of English at the University of Louisville. For her full project on “African American Women and Suffrage in Louisville,” visit https://arcg.is/1O8muW.

Patsie Edwards Sloan Martin (circa 1892-1980), Political Activist, Policewoman, Social Worker

This biosketch was written by Dr. Carol Mattingly, Professor Emerita of English at the University of Louisville. For her full project on “African American Women and Suffrage in Louisville,” visit https://arcg.is/1O8muW.

The Nugent Sisters: Georgia (circa 1872), Alice (1875), Ida (1880) and Mollie (1867)

This biosketch was written by Dr. Carol Mattingly, Professor Emerita of English at the University of Louisville. For her full project on “African American Women and Suffrage in Louisville,” visit https://arcg.is/1O8muW.

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