Page 10-11 -- Poker
Flat Earned Its Reputation In Letcher County In The 1930s
PHOTOS: Poker Flats
Page 12-13 -- Citizens Of
Louisville United To Observe July 4th In 1868
PHOTOS: Louisville area.
Page 14-19 -- Headless Body
of Pearl Bryan Found In Remote Area Of Fort Thomas
PHOTOS: Pearl Bryan/Scott Jackson/Alonzo
Page 20-21 -- Banjo History
Exhibit On Display At Kentucky Music Hall Of Fame
PHOTO: Banjo Exhibit On Display
Page 22-25 -- Part I Of Two
Parts: Bert T. Combs Had Progressive Administration As Governor
PHOTO: Bert T. Combs/Bert T.
Combs with political figures of Powell County/Gov. Combs with
citizens of Powell County.
Page 26-27 -- Confederate
Home Veterans Were Heroic During Fire Of 1920
PHOTO: Confederate Home at Pewee
Valley, Oldham County.
Page 28-31-- Hardin Families
Were Among Early Settlers In Kentucky
PHOTOS: May/Audie Hardin and
Page 32-35 -- Nathan B. Stubblefield
Of Murray Deemed The Real Father Of Radio
PHOTOS: Nathan B. Stubblefield/Stubblefield
and his son/Stubblefield at Belmont Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Page 36-37 - A Trip To Columbia
And Back Via A Chrysler Six In 1935
PHOTOS: Area photos.
Page 38-39 - Old Fireside
Tales Describe Events In Breathitt County.
PHOTOS: Old sketch.
Page 40-44 -- Part I Of Two
Parts: A Look At The City Of Harlan Through Memories Of Isaac
City of Harlan/Two Harlan County gentlemen/College Graduation
Class in Harlan County, 1915
Page 45-46 -- Tidbits Of Kentucky
Folklore: "Old House" Places In Kentucky Are Remnants
Of A Former Time
PHOTOS: Mountain home near Buckhorn,
Perry County, 1940s/Hand-hewn log house near Jackson, Breathitt
Page 47-48 --
McGarvey And Beck Swore To Stand By Each Other At All Times
B. Beck/J. W. McGarvey
Page 49-50 --
Down The Backroads: Beating The Heat Before The Days Of Air Conditioning
PHOTOS: Old Sketch/Picnic at
the Shelbyville Fair in Shelby County in August 1940.
-- Honoring Older Kentuckians: Helen Gearheart Hall To Celebrate
PHOTOS: Helen Gearheart Hall
and the Hall Family.
-- McRoberts Families To Gather For Reunion In Letcher County.
PHOTOS: McRoberts Missionary
-- A Visit To The Old Sandidge Cemetery In Western Lincoln County.
PHOTOS: Gravestone of Larkin
Page 62-63 --
Short Gleanings From Collins's 1878 Historical Sketches Of Kentucky:
Little Known & Mostly Forgotten -- From One Of Kentucky's
Most Noted History Books.
Kentucky counties featured: Barren, Estill, Harrison, Kenton,
Lyon, Christian, McLean.
Page 64 --
Kentucky Explorer Book
Books featured: Searching Genealogy, A Woman's Journey, Scottish
Ancestry, A Kentucky Mountain Story, Prewitt Family, Wolfe County
Page 65 --
My Favorite Place To
Visit In Dear Old Kentucky:
This is a new column that we hope will
be a success. In 300 words or less, you are invited to share
with our readers your favorite place to visit in Kentucky. Please
give reasons, directions, and photos (if possible). Let us hear
from you soon. Thanks!
Grand Rivers, Livingston County. With
-- Old-Time Recipes
To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene
Creamed Corn/Macaroni Croquettes/White
Bread/Chicken Fillets/Angel Food Cake/Bottled Apple Juice
Page 4-- Adam Elliott a former
Page 5 -- Railroad workers, possibly
C&O, located near the community of Aden (which no longer
exists) in Carter County.
Page 6 - Red River Gorge winter
Page 7 -- Possibly 90th birthday
celebration of George Washington Hurt, at Fisty, Knott County.
Page 8 -- Lowell Centers portrayed
Daniel Boone at Union College during the fall of 1950.
Page 9 -- Employees of the L&N,
referred to as old-timers, Corbin, Whitley County.
Page 19 -- Old-time Baptist preachers
who traveled in the Perry and Letcher County area.
Page 27-- Mrs.
Mack Jones and her four children, Arjay, Bell County.
Page 30 -- Information wanted
on Crase family members.
Page 31-- Magoffin County Courthouse,
Page 58 -- Charles R. Mize (Clay
City and Winchester Bus line) in 1922, also his son Russell Mize.
Page 61 -- Headquarter Company,
149th Infantry, (Camp Knox) Fort Knox, Campbell County, Kentucky.
-- Lillie Copher and other family members, 1942, Olympia, Bath
-- Vinson Family, 1896.
Jess Porter family, Leslie County, 1950s.
Page 66 -- Hall
family having a picnic in Jackson, Breathitt County, 1971.
-- Ellen Ersula Townsend Mulvehill (seeking info).
John Alfred Hawkins and Marinda Ramey
Hawkins, Pike County.
Page 69-- Herbert and Ella Gillespie
Nickell and children, 1902 Grassy Creek, Daysboro, Morgan County.
Page 70 -- Essrum Nethery and
his son, Joe Beker Nethery, 1910, Indian Creek, Clinton County.
Page 72-- 1952 Lincoln County
Memorial High School basketball team.
James Clinton Basham and Louella Mitchell Basham, Breckinridge
Page 73 -- Bob and Janie Mullins
Allen taken at their home on Crooked Creek, Rockcastle County.
Page 74 -- Willis Terry and twins,
Wallace and Dallas Terry, 1940.
Page 77 -- Taulby and Danville
Tackett, Long Fork of Virgie, Pike County.
Page 78 -- Old photo found among
Elsie Ford's pictures. Possibly Breckinridge County.
Page 79 -- Dan and Jeanne Stanberry
Barn at Robinson Substation in Breathitt County.
Page 80 -- Oldham family, 1957
at Shawnee Park in the west end of Louisville.
Page 81-- Ruby McCoy and friends,
Letcher County, ca. 1953.
Page 82 -- Corinth Christian
Church, 1934 in Madison County.
Page 83-- Lillie May Noe, wife
of Carl Napier, and two unidentified ladies, Harlan County, ca.
Page 84 -- David Caudill with
his parents, Albert and Lula Caudill; and sister, Judy, after
graduation in May 1956 at Buckhorn High School, Perry County.
Page 85 -- Shelby McGinnis, 1968
in Wayne County, running a mill and plowing potatoes.
Page 86 -- Josephine Dunn Rudd
Page 87 -- Cooks Branch School
in Montgomery County. Della Bellamy Centers and son, John.
Page 88 -- George Hollan, leading
Ol' Bob, possibly in the Powell/Wolfe County area.
Mary Adeline Proffitt Barnett, Devil's Hollow, Franklin County.
Page 89 -- Grandchildren of Grover
and Minnie Stephens, Floyd County, Kentucky.
Page 90 -- Children of Harvey
Edward Carter, 1957, Louisville, Jefferson County.
Page 91-- 1963-1964 class of
Blackey Grade School, Letcher County.
Page 92 -- Children of Cassius
and Ina Coomer Coffee, ca. 1920 in Adair County.
Page 93 -- Madison County photos:
Railroad workers. Group on Poosey Ridge Road.
Page 94 -- Group at Big Laurel
School, Johnson County, ca. 1917.
Page 95 -- Family formerly of
Lewis County, ca. 1960.
Page 96 -- Elkins family members,
Breathitt County, ca. 1905.
Page 97 -- Nancy and Ike Reynolds,
ca. 1914, Willow Shouls, Lee County.
Page 98-- John Clifton Brown,
Bowling Green, Warren County.
Page 99 -- Armoco employees in
Page 102 -- After the L&N
Railroad strike in 1922.
Page 103 -- Breathitt County
members of the University of Kentucky Quicksand Area Homemakers
gathered in the fall of 1971 at the Robinson Forest Camp (Noble)
for food lessons taught by Gladys Landrum.
Page 104 -- Old Craft School,
Page 105 -- Robert L. Sears and
Sarah Bolton Sears, Corbin, Laurel County.
Page 106 -- Bible School attendees
at Spout Springs, Adair County.
Page 107 -- Stuart Robinson High
School (1943-1944) junior class.
Page 108-- Wiley Jackson family
at the farm on Four Mile at Turkey Creek, Breathitt County, 1961.
Page 110 -- 1948 birthday party
at Malone, Morgan County.
Page 21 -- Mystery Photo: Morgan
County group. Photo found in the belongings of Minnie Collinsworth.
Page 24 -- Sketches of Kentucky's
Great Outdoors: Kentucky Crappie
Page 37 -- Kentucky Roadside
History Markers - They Tell The Story Of Our State: Free-Town
Church, Gamaliel, Monroe County; Home of Arthur Krock, Glasgow,
Page 60 -- Thoughts To Ponder
From The Kentucky Philosopher
Page 67 -- Word Puzzle: Horses
Page 71 -- Songs Kentuckians
Were Singing 100 Years Ago: Dear Evelina, Sweet Evelina
Websites: Each month The Kentucky Explorer presents
websites related to genealogy in Kentucky for our growing number
of readers who use computers and the Internet.
Confederate POWs Buried In Crown Hill Cemetery In Indianapolis,
Indiana; Grayson County Historical Society; Society Hill: Kentucky
Societies; Guide To Kentucky Genealogy.
If you have a website you would like
listed, please write The Kentucky Explorer, P. O. Box 227, Jackson,
KY 41339; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Page 53-54 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look
At Kentucky Towns
Custer, Breckinridge County; Lovelaceville, Ballard County;
McHenry, Ohio County; Mayfield, Graves County.
PHOTOS: Auburn, Logan
County; Fulton, Fulton County; Butler, Pendleton County.
Page 56-57 Readers Share Postcard Views ca. 1910
The Protestant Children's Home, Covington,
Kenton County; Courthouse and Jefferson Statue, Louisville, Jefferson
County; Thirteenth Street, Ashland, Boyd County; The State Monument,
Franklin County; Middlesboro, Bell County; The Cabbage Patch,
Louisville, Jefferson County.
Page 68-72 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line: Queries are published
free up to 50 words as space is available.
Hall, Townsend-Hanna, Ferguson-Himes-Gilman,
Shelton, Finley-Davidson, Lewis, Lewis-Pennington, White-Jefferson,
Nantz-Wilson, Miller-Watkins, Crawford, Hughey-Case-Stotts, Newton,
Willoughby-Hermann, Vanover-Bates-Vance, Tincher, Alvey, Hensley-Bryant.
& Other Special Announcements
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Page 79-96 I Remember
By Our Readers -- From All Over
Meeting In The Barn
The Big Sister
Corinth Christian Church
The Life Of Lillie Noe
The Pie And Box Supper
The Grist Mill
The Elkhorn Graveyard
Cooks Branch School
Remembering Billy Sunday
A Possum Hunt
Little Granny Stacy
A Baby Sister
Chunk Comb Honey
Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various
materials to aid in Family History Research.
Readers Share Old Photos
Edith Duff and Alice Turner, Barwick, Breathitt County.
Viola Sartin Maynard, the granddaughter of William (Devil
Ance) Hatfield, of Martin County.
Buffalo Elementary School, Meally, Johnson County, Kentucky,
in the 1930s.
Walter M. Arrowood and Velma Banks Arrowood.
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