A Sunday Afternoon Gathering In Russell County



Lois C. Shepherd, Russell Springs, Kentucky, shares this photo of the entertainment at the Happy Acre Sunday afternoon gathering in 1937, in Russell County, Kentucky. Top row, l-r: Tilford ?, T. L. Eads, Daisy Eads, Thelma Meece, Arlene Ragle, Anna Cooper, Cosby Cooper, Phyllis Ragle (white cap), Art Ragle (guitarist), Marie Ragle, Dolly Ragle, Ora Meece Roy (with baby, Chester Alden, standing with back to camera), Lillian Roy, Hesby Roy (violinist), and Hobert Gooden. Middle row, l-r: Kenval Ragle and Geneva Roy. Front row, l-r: Unema Eads, unknown, unknown, Elliot Cooper, Lois Cooper, Imogene Eads, and Kenneth Cooper. This photo was taken at the house of John and Dollie Ragle, who built the Happy Acre General Store. The store building has recently been changed into a garage for automobile repair.