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Katherine Butler Jones
"I see creative writing and memoir and historical writing as a way of sharing information," says Katherine Butler Jones. (Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff) Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff

Building with character

Harlem dwelling inspires playwright

By Catherine Foster
Globe Staff / April 4, 2007

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As a young woman, Katherine Butler Jones was swimming in a lake in upstate New York when she was summarily ordered out of the water because she was black. Her mother wrote her a letter after the incident, telling her she had a good legal case, adding, "Thurgood in 9E would be able to help." (Full article: 880 words)

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