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Letter: Earl Willis was an important person here

Rodney White writes:
Since moving to Columbia, Donna and I have had the pleasure of meeting several members of the Earl Willis family and talking with them about their father. Mr. Willis was an impressive man and an important person in the history of our community. - Rodney

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Willis family visits Trabue Russell House

2022-08-02 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mayor Pam Hoots.
Glen Willis and his son Dana from Sacramento, CA, toured the historic Trabue Russell House in Columbia this week. Volunteer Mary Anne Loy showed them through the collections which include the picture behind them of Glen's father, Earl Willis, local Civil Rights leader who formed the NAACP Chapter in Adair County to abolish segregation in the public schools.

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