Author, Educator, Historian Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry Dies

Feb 11, 2020

Funeral arrangements are pending for author, educator and historian Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry who passed away on Monday.  

Credit DeBraun Thomas

Quisenberry  was a school teacher in Fayette County for 14 years, and collected over 1,000 postcards and other memorabilia with depictions of racist acts toward African Americans; many of which were featured in her five part series of books titled: A Saga of the Black Man, A Saga of the Black Woman, A Saga of the Black Child,  and A Saga of the Black Family, and Things, People, and Places We Must Always Remember

Her infamous collection was even displayed for a time in the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum in Arkansas.  Quisenberry was 68 years old.

Read more about Rosetta in the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database.