McRoberts High School Girls' Basketball Team - 1923-24

McRoberts High School (Letcher County) Girls' Basketball Team, 1923-24. Third from the left is Edith Eva Kelly. She was the daughter of Reuben Wright Kelly and Naomi Isabelle Gardner Kelly. They lived at Whitaker in Letcher County, Kentucky, while Reuben worked for Southeast Coal Company. Edith walked to McRoberts to attend high school. She married Jesse Wilson Long, a butcher for the Consolidated Coal Company at McRoberts. They later owned a grocery store in Neon before moving to Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky, where they also owned a grocery store and a small farm. Jesse died in 1948 and Edith in 1984. They are both buried in Mt. Sterling. Ella Pawley, P. O. Box 821, Clay City, KY 40312; 859-498-8885, shares this photo with our readers. If anyone knows the identities of the other young ladies in the photo, please contact Ella.