Page 10 -12 -- Walker
Newcomb Toiled To Be A Free Citizen Of Rockcastle County
PHOTOS: Newcomb Cemetery; Former
Location Of Dixie Boone Hotel; Walker Newcomb's Marker
Page 14-15 -- Fleming County
Was The Scene Of Many Early Indian Battles
PHOTOS: Location Map
Page 16-18 -- Prolific Writer
Janice Holt Giles Has Become A Kentucky Treasure
PHOTOS: Janice Holt Giles House
Page 19-21 -- Bicycles Were
The Rage In Louisville During The 1890s
Page 22-24 -- Rodgers Family
Were Early Settlers On Fallen Rock Creek
PHOTO: Remains of cabin built
by Albert and Martha Rodgers In 1850s; Albert and Martha Rodgers
Page 24-26 -- Early Coal Investors
Looked At A Distant Future For Their Returns
PHOTOS: Eastern Kentucky Coal
Page 28-30 -- Forgotten Romances
Thrived In Kentucky's Coal Camps -- Kentucky Coal Museum In Benham,
Harlan County, Kentucky, Preserves The Memory Of Coal Camp Courting
PHOTOS: Anna Powell and Walter
Page 31 -- City Of Beattyville,
In Lee County, Was A Thriving Town In 1894
PHOTO: A view of the city of
Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky, ca. 1910.
Page 32-34 - African-American
Troops Proudly Served The Union Cause
PHOTOS: African-American troops.
Page 35-36 -- Former Breathitt
Countian Shares History Of Johnson Fork
PHOTO: George Vest at the old
homeplace on Johnson Fork, Breathitt County; Fannie Johnson Vest
and Zerilda Johnson Shackleford, daughters of George Johnson,
at Johnson Fork.
Page 37-38 -- First Twelve-Mile
Baptist Church Boasts A Rich Heritage
of the Ohio and Twelve Mile Creek during the 1937 Flood.
Page 39-40 -- Newport Area
Was Once Hunting Grounds Of Various Indian Tribes
view of York Street in downtown Newport in the early 1900s; St.
Stephens Catholic School; Courthouse located in Newport.
-- Pvt. Calvin Poindexter Dearing: Confederate Rebel With A Cause
-- A History Of Marion County's City Of Bradfordsville
Johnson Henry Bradford; Betty Purdy Hotel ca. late 1800s; Elige
Gribbins and Rodney Cox; Home College; Lewis and Drye Department
Store in Bradfordsville.
-- Cave Run Lake Backwaters Cover Murder Branch Massacre Site
A view of Slate Creek where it passes Bourbon Iron Furnace; Morgan's
Station located on Harper's Ridge.
-- A Silent Tragedy: Heroism Of A Mountaineeress Woman
Page 62-63 --
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An Appalachian Girl
The Gillian Family
An Inner-City Neighborhood
The Magic City
Kentucky's Greatest Treasure
-- Short Gleanings From Collins's 1878 Historical Sketches Of Kentucky: Little Known & Mostly Forgotten -- From
One Of Kentucky's Most Noted History Books.
-- Old-Time Recipes
To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene
Baked Tomato On Toast
Potato Cakes With Gravy
Page 4-- Memorial stone found
of Sarah Armstrong in Augusta, Bracken County.
Page 5 -- Joel H. Clark family,
possibly of Casey County.
Page 6 -- Daniel Boone Cornett
Reunion, Leatherwood Creek, Perry County.
Page 7 -- 1910 photo on Stinson
Creek, Carter County, Kentucky.
Page 8 -- Old toll gate house
on Woodlake and Stamping Ground Road in Franklin County.
Page 9 -- Julius Johnson of Robinson
Fork, Breathitt County.
Page 15 -- Henry
Peter Crace family of Letcher County.
Page 18 -- Junior Order of United
American Mechanics (JOUAM) Longs Creek, Crockettsville, Kentucky.
Page 26-- Bank of Royalton, Magoffin
County, ca. 1920s.
Page 28 -- A view of the Muhlenberg
County Courthouse ca. 1919.
Page 30 -- Sandusky Hotel, ca.
1890, Muhlenberg County.
Mr. and Mrs. Newt Bates, Magoffin County.
-- Moonshine still breakup in Owsley County.
Burton Wallen, Royalton, Magoffin County.
-- Hazard High School, ca. 1900s, Perry County.
-- A view of Main Street, Millersburg, Bourbon County, early
Page 62-- Ralph Hamblin, Rudolph
Hamblin, Jimmie Lee Hensley at Flatt Woods School, Clay County,
Page 63 -- Vacation Bible School
students at Blackey, Letcher County.
Page 64-- Webb children, ca.
1913, Johnson County.
Page 65 -- Spring Formal of the
Kappa Sigma fraternity at the University of Kentucky, 1957.
Page 66 -- Loranzo Dowell McCormick
and Missouria Barber McCormick on their wedding day in 1885.
Page 68 -- Benjamin Franklin
Mason and Esther Pamela Edds, Bell County, ca. 1907.
Page 69 -- Wilburn family of
Page 70-- Webb Family.
Page 72 -- School group at Barwick,
Page 73 -- Lewis brothers of
the Powell and Montgomery County area.
Page 74 -- Creech family members,
1940, Carter County.
Page 75 -- Farris Isaacs, Jackson
Page 80 -- Buckhorn High School
Page 81 -- Edward Wilson, Harlan
Page 82 -- Phillips family members.
Page 83 -- Grandchildren of Frances
and Mary Davidson Thompson, Breathitt County, late 1940s.
Page 84 -- James Evert Robbins
with his mules, 1949, Morgan County.
Page 85 -- Moreland homestead,
Butler, Pendleton County, ca. 1918.
Page 86 -- Whallen family members,
1943, Frankfort, Kentucky; Raymond Montgomery and Sam Dean, 1928,
Page 87 -- Benham High School
Basketball Team, 1936, Harlan County.
Page 89 -- Walter and Grace Cassity
Gilkison (horse and buggy) on their way to get married in 1920
in Rowan County.
Page 90 -- Tackett family photos,
1935, Pike County; Martha Jane Batcher Sanders, 1917, Lebanon,
Page 91 -- Sherman Marcum, ca.
1930s, Clay or Owsley County.
Page 92 -- Pickles family of
Bowling Green, Warren County.
Page 93 -- First grade class,
1944, Kirksville School, Madison County.
Page 94 -- 1951-1952 Combs High
School Basketball Team, Perry County.
Page 95 -- Nancy Bell Durbin
and Jacob Isom. Edmonson County, late 1800s or early 1900s; Andrew
Jackson Crase and Nancy Jane Caudill Crase/Youth Sunday School
Class at Owingsville First Church of God; Mary Jane Collins Fields
and Joseph Robert Fields, Hyden Leslie County; Ethel Ratliff,
oldest family member present at the 2000 May Family Reunon in
Prestonsburg, Floyd County.
Page 97 -- Middler Sunday School
Class at Owingsville First Church of God, Bath County, ca. 1956.
Page 98-- Unidentified photo
submitted by Kenneth Bennett of Brandenburg, Kentucky.
Page 99 -- Harvey Board and Robert
Woolfork, 1912, Milan community near Battletown, Meade County.
Page 102 -- Howard Cash and Dorothy
Miller at the Highway Cemetery in Burkesville, Kentucky.
Page 103 -- Remains of the E.
Howard clock that graced the dome of the Lee County Courthouse.
Page 104 -- Three generations
of the Miller family from Franklin County.
Page 105 -- Section gang at Dudley
Station at Brush Creek, Rockcastle County.
Page 106-- "Killing of an
old goose" at Spring Creek, Clay County, 1937.
Page 107 -- Clyde Smith, Pearl
Banks Bowman, Ella Jane Kash, Mildred Banks King, and Jess Banks.
Possibly taken in Wolfe County.
Page 108 -- Margaret Alexander
and Elizabeth McLeod, 1910, Fayette County, Kentucky.
Page 110 -- Culp Family, Paducah,
McCracken County, 1895.
Page 12 -- Thoughts To Ponder
From The Kentucky Philosopher
Page 42 -- Sketches of Kentucky's
Great Outdoors: Webfoot Hunting In Kentucky
Page 43 -- Kentucky Roadside
History Markers - They Tell The Story Of Our State: Nelson County/Crittenden
Page 52 -- Wise And Otherwise
Page 67 -- Word Puzzle: Counties
Named For Personages
Page 71 -- Songs Kentuckians
Were Singing 100 Years Ago: The Old Oaken Bucket
Page 53-54 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look
At Kentucky Towns And Their Establishments 124 Years Ago
Grassy Creek, Morgan County
Wild Cat, Whitley County
Gratz, Owen County
Williams, Christian County
Wurtland, Greenup County
Gravel Switch, Marion County
Grayson, Carter County
Yelvington, Daviess County
Caney, Morgan County
Green Hall, Jackson County
Harrison County, early street scene; Main Street, Perryville,
Boyle County, early 1900s; Main and Third streets in Louisville,
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Page 56-57 Readers Share Postcard Views ca. 1910
Market Street, Louisville, Jefferson
St. Mary's College, St. Mary, Marion
Barren River at Bowling Green, Warren
Brown Memorial School, Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle
Jenkins, Letcher County.
YWCA Hostess House at Camp Zachary Taylor,
Page 68-72 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line: Queries are published
free up to 50 words as space is available.
Page 73-76 October-November Events To Enjoy
Pages of events and festivals throughout
Page 75-95 I Remember
By Our Readers -- From All Over
The Voice From The Past
Coming To Kentucky
The Morris Family
The Loss Shell Family
The Country Ice Route
Growing Up In Leslie County
Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various
materials to aid in Family History Research.
Readers Share Old Photos
William Henry Wilson (1847-1915)
Virginia Otis Coyle and Brooks Coyle,
1919, Sharpsburg, Bath County
Albright Family of Rockcastle County,
McRoberts High School (Letcher County)
Girls' Basketball Team, 1923-24. (Cover photo)
Byron and Jewell Moore Smith founders
and operators of Kentucky Mountain Gospel Crusade mission/school,
Puncheon Creek, Magoffin County; and the first grade students
of the 1963 school year.
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