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Alice Allison Dunnigan - 1906-1983
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N 36° 50.731 W 086° 53.272
16S E 509997 N 4077741
Quick Description: Kentucky State Historical Commission marker dedicated to Alice Allison Dunnigan.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 4/4/2006 2:35:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM9W7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
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Civil Rights Activist/Author

Civil Rights Activist/Author - In 1948, Alice Dunnigan was first black reporter on campaign trail with a president-Truman. Under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, she was member of President's Committee on Equal Opportunity. Author of: A Black Woman's Experience-From Schoolhouse to White House (1974) and The Fascinating Story of Black Kentuckians: Their Heritage and Traditions (1982). Over.

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Alice Allison Dunnigan - 1906-1983

Born near Russellville, Logan Co., the granddaughter of slaves, Alice Dunnigan gained recognition as a journalist and civil rights leader. During an 18-year teaching career, she also wrote for African American newspapers and continued her education. Based in Washington, D.C., in 1940s, she reported on government at the highest levels.

Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways

Other Information:

Women in Journalism - Alice Allison Dunnigan

Marker Name: Alice Allison Dunnigan - 1906-1983

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): blank

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Department of Highways

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