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Side Streets: Memoir details life, challenges of black businesswoman

Edward Roy Duncan was six years older than Fannie Mae Bragg when they married shortly after her graduation from Colorado Springs High School in 1938. He was a cook and supported her efforts to build a business, working along side her at the Cotton Club until his death at age 42 in 1955. Photo is from Duncan's personal scrapbook. Courtesy Kathleen Esmiol.