Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Mildred Parsons Burns

Mildred Parsons Burns became the first woman linotype operator at the Herald-Leader Company in April 1949.  Mrs. Burns’ employment in the composing room of the Herald-Leader put an end to the last all-male department of the newspaper.

-John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs

2013 Women's History Month exhibit by Deirdre Scaggs

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