African American Women

Book Details Groundbreaking African American Horse Trainer in W.Va.

The first African American woman licensed as a racehorse trainer in the United States learned her trade in West Virginia at the Charles Town Racetrack.

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Sept. 22, 1893 - Legislator Elizabeth Simpson Drewry Born in Virginia

Legislator Elizabeth Simpson Drewry was born in Virginia on September 22, 1893. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Elkhorn, where her father…

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