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jgregory [More Information]
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 ====== Out of Kentucky: The Connersville Migration ====== ====== Out of Kentucky: The Connersville Migration ======
-{{ http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/035_Donald_Thomas,_Peggy_Floyd___kids,_Ella_Collins_Posey,​_H.jpg?​350}}+<​html><​img alt="​Donald Thomas, Peggy Floyd and kids, Ella Collins Posey" src="​https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​22525/​0"​ width="​350"​ align="​right"​ title="​Donald ThomasPeggy Floyd and kidsElla Collins Posey"></​html> ​
 During independent research in [[african-americans|African American]] genealogy in [[Boone County]], Kentucky, it was discovered that many of the families that were in the 1880 US Census for the county, had disappeared by 1900.  This, naturally, brought up the question, “Where did they go?​” ​ Further research showed that many of them went to Connersville,​ Fayette County, Indiana. ​  ​Therefore,​ the next question became, “Why Connersville?​” During independent research in [[african-americans|African American]] genealogy in [[Boone County]], Kentucky, it was discovered that many of the families that were in the 1880 US Census for the county, had disappeared by 1900.  This, naturally, brought up the question, “Where did they go?​” ​ Further research showed that many of them went to Connersville,​ Fayette County, Indiana. ​  ​Therefore,​ the next question became, “Why Connersville?​”
  
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-  * [[http://catalog.bcpl.org/POLARIS/view.aspx?subject=Fusion Digital Collection, electronic photographs,​ Connersville|Browse photographs]] from Connersville +  * [[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​history/​search/​results?qu=connersville&​qf=BCPL_TYPE%09Record+Type%09Photograph%09Photograph&​rw=12&​te=ASSET&​isd=true|Browse photographs]] from Connersville 
-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/OutofKentucky2.pdf|Out of Kentucky : The African American Migration from Boone County, Kentucky to Connersville,​ Indiana, 1890'​s]]//​ +  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​34897/​1|Out of Kentucky : The African American Migration from Boone County, Kentucky to Connersville,​ Indiana, 1890'​s]]//​ 
-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/MtZionOvercoming2.pdf|An Overcoming Faith]]//, dedication souvenir program +  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​33119/​0|An Overcoming Faith]]//, dedication souvenir program 
-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/MtZionChurch2.pdf|Church History of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1888-1948]]//​  +  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​23946/​0|Church History of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1888-1948]]//​  
-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/MtZion77th.pdf|Mt. Zion Baptist Church 77th Anniversary]]//​+  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​31046/​0|Mt. Zion Baptist Church 77th Anniversary]]//​
    
  
    
  
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