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Duboise, Novella

Novella Duboise

  • Name(s)
    • Novella Duboise
    • Novella Elkins
  • Date of Birth
    • October 2, 1911
    • Calloway County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • October 25, 1999
    • Russellville, Alabama
    • Buried at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Phil Campbell, Alabama
  • Residence(s)
    • Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky
    • Newburg, Alabama
    • Anniston, Alabama
    • Brooklyn, New York
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1943
    • B.S., Murray State University, 1934
  • Life Events
    • Married teacher George E. Duboise, 1934
  • Employment
    • Public school teacher in Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee, 1930-1973
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Educator
    • Writer

Dungan, Marilyn

Marilyn Dungan

  • Name(s)
    • Marilyn Dungan
  • Date of Birth
    • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Date of Death
  • Residence(s)
    • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Lexington area, Fayette County, Kentucky, 1968-
  • Education
    • University of Kentucky
    • Penn State University
    • Taylor Allderdice High School
  • Life Events
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer

Dunnigan, Alice Allison

Alice Allison Dunnigan

  • Name(s)
    • Alice Dunnigan
    • Alice Allison Dunnigan
  • Date of Birth
    • April 27, 1906
    • Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • May 6, 1983
    • Washington, D.C.
  • Residence(s)
    • Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1935-
    • Washington, D.C
  • Education
    • Honorary Doctorate from Colorado State College
    • Degree from Louisville Municipal College
    • Degree West Kentucky College
    • Degree from Howard University
    • Degree from Tennessee A & I State College, 1936-
    • Teaching Degree from Kentucky Normal and Industrial Institute (later Kentucky State University)
  • Life Events
    • Was the first black woman journalist accredited to the White House and Congress
    • First black woman to cover a Presidential campaign: covered President Harry S. Truman's campaign, 1948
    • First black woman to be elected to the Woman's National Press Club
    • Married tobacco farmer Walter Dickenson, c.1928, divorced, 1930
    • Married Charles Dunnigan, 1932; one son; separated in 1953
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Employment
    • Government posts until retirement, 1961-1970
      • Associate Editor for the President's Commission on Youth Opportunity, 1967-1970
      • Information specialist for the Department of Labor, 1966-1967
      • Education consultant for the President's Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, 1961-
    • Staff member on John F. Kennedy/Lyndon Johnson's Presidential campaign, 1960
    • Chief of the Washington Bureau of the Associated Negro Press (ANP), 1947-1960
    • Reporter for the Chicago Defender, 1946-
    • Freelance reporter for the Chicago branch of the Associated Negro Press (ANP), 1936-
    • Taught Public School in the Todd County School System in Russellville, 1930
    • Teacher in various Kentucky public schools, 1924-1942
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Journalist
    • Writer
    • Educator
    • Civil Rights Activist
    • Politician