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Group portrait of South Elkhorn students standing in front of the school house, with Nannie Faulconer (1865?-1940) and their teacher, Ann Young. Handwritten on verso, "South Elkhorn-This is the school to which little Virginia Hardeman, aged ten, was attending when she was snatched away from the highway, taken into a cornfield, mangled, mistreated and murdered by a negro mullato-William Lachett. A mob endeavored to take him from the Lexington Court House, but was repulsed. Five people were killed during this riot. He was electrocuted afterwards. Mrs. Ann Young was the teacher, Mrs. Nannie G. Faulconer was the Supt. of schools for Fayette County."

Date

1919

Creator

Barker, Besse B., 1897-1993.

Language

  • English

Collection

Barker and Faulconer Fayette County Public Education photographs, | collection guide | more from this collection

Rights

  • This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Publisher

  • University of Kentucky

Format

archival material

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