Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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