Thursday, April 19, 2012

"Mrs. Rachel Henry, who has been creating so much interest among the doctors at the City Hospital, died yesterday.
Although born of colored parents, Mrs. Henry was as white as snow. Her hair and eyebrows were white and her skin was of a chalky whiteness that made her pink eyes especially noticeable. Twelve years ago she came here from Carlisle, Ky., where she was born, and since then she has lived at 28 Whitlow street."

--Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune, September 7, 1900

Image: Cincinnati Public Library Newspaper Archive,

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