Page 10 -11 -- Tragic
Accidents Claimed Many Lives In East Kentucky Coal Mines
PHOTOS: Wright Family Photos
Page 12-13 -- Ice, Snow "Balled
Up" Highways For WKSC Basketball Rooters
PHOTOS: L & N Snowball Special/Hundreds
of Strandees/Western Kentucky Cheerleader and Hilltopper Fans.
Page 14 -- Bits Of Kentucky
PHOTO: Mystery Photo possibly
taken in Grayson County.
Page 15 -- Richard Shuck Hanged
In Owen County For Murder Of His Father-In-Law
PHOTO: Map of Owen County
Page 16-17 -- Great Statesman,
Henry Clay, Revealed Religious Character
PHOTO: Henry Clay, great orator
Page 18-20 -- City Of Middlesboro
Is Built Within A Meteorite Crater
PHOTOS: Satellite image.
Page 21-25 -- Missionaries
Made An Impact On Two Wolfe County Girls' Lives
PHOTOS: Kelly Centers Family/Byrd
Family/School Desk at Belknap
Page 27-31 -- Siege Of Bryan's
Station - Indians Lay Concealed As Pioneer Women Approached The
PHOTOS: Bryan's Station/Old Sketch
Women Going To The Well
Page 32-37 - Joe Lovett Operated
General Store In Williamsburg For 55 Years
PHOTOS: Troy Lovett, grandson
of Joe Lovett, and Dan Stanberry.
Page 38-41 - Old Town Danville:
The Cradle Of Kentucky Prestige
PHOTO: Main Street, ca. 1900/Sunny
acres of wheat/Centre College
Page 42-43 -- Times Were Difficult
During The Early Days Of Jenkins
Citizens of Jenkins, ca. 1913/Coal miners boarding transport
Page 44-45 -- From Stone To
Wire, Kentucky Has Seen Many Types Of Fences
PHOTOS: Split-rail fence/Old
Page 46-49 --
A History Of The Salyers Family Of Lawrence County, Kentucky
Caudill Salyers and her son/Pearlie Salyers Blevins and children.
Page 50-51 --
Natural Bridge Was Drawing Card For The Tourist Trade In Late
PHOTOS: Scenic spot in the Natural
-- Civil War Solder, Pvt. Nathaniel Cook, Honored With Military
members receive Confederate flags.
-- A Taste Of Kentucky Bluegrass Through The Eyes Of A Traveler
view of valley farmland/Grazing horses.
-- 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: Russell, Rockcastle, Morgan, Greenup,
Page 64 --
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!
Visits to Renfro Valley and Cow Creek
Mountain are featured in the April 2004 issue.
-- Old-Time Recipes
To Enjoy Conducted by Darlene
Fried Tomatoes, Chicken With Vegetables,
Apples In Maple Syrup, Corn Roast, White Sauce, Shaker Raised
Page 4-- Odessa Mae Newman, Nancy
Elizabeth Combee, and Jerry Jones Newman. (Ballard County)
Page 5 -- Alcorn family. (Estill
Page 6 - Carter Elementary School,
Page 7 -- The Willie And Anna
(Elliott) Meade Family. (Floyd County)
Page 8 -- Students at Blackey
Elementary School. (Letcher County)
Page 9 -- Little Red School,
Woodbine, Whitley County.
Page 17 -- Susan Hall and Martha
Ann Breeding. (Knott County)
Page 19-- Mr.
and Mrs. John Whitehead and their children. (Bell County).
Page 32 -- Flood streets of Williamsburg,
Whitley County, ca. 1940s.
Page 35-- Ervin Moffett, Trigg
County, displays his 11 lb. 8 oz. Kentucky record, taken from
Lake Cumberland in 1963.
Page 36 -- Mystery photo of couple
of Williamsburg, Whitley County.
Page 65 -- Caroline Huff Sizemore
and nephew, Perry County.
Page 65 -- Fern Havens Oldfield,
Morgan County, ca. 1927.
-- Anderson Family, 1924, Knox Fork, Knox County.
-- Walter Edmiston and Julia Ann Anderson Edmiston, ca. 1900/Luria
George Collins and Emily Couch Collins/Madison "Matt"
Rogers and Robert Lee "Bob" Rogers, Laurel County,
-- Oscar Sherman Brown and Ruth Games Brown, Casey County, 1919.
-- Sullivan Corbett "Jack" Branham and Alma Elizabeth
Eskridge Branam, McRoberts, Letcher County.
Page 74-- Mary Katherine Wright,
possibly taken in Whitley County before 1940.
Page 75 -- Holman and Eunice
Stamper Peyton, Wolfe County natives, 1942.
Page 76-- Alexander Jackson Taulbee,
Page 77 -- Clay Spivey of Spivey's
General Store, Jackson County.
Page 78 -- Miss Seargant's Sixth
Grade Class at Charles D. Jacob School in Louisville.
Page 79-- Joseph and Maggie Dobkins
Barnett Family of Somerset, Pulaski County.
Page 80 -- Dam #45 Breckenridge
County/Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Black, Addison, 1941.
Page 81 -- George Wireman, 1928,
Frankfort/Ellis Family, 1935.
Page 82 -- John and Frances Hampton
and children, 1930s, Letcher County.
Page 83 -- Brainard children,
1923, Carter County.
Page 84 -- Beech Fork School,
church, and teacher's home, Leslie County.
Page 85 -- Friends at Hitchens
High School, Carter County, 1943/Joseph Parson and John Elijah
"Boss" Parson, Madison County, ca. 1903.
Page 86 -- William Curtis Wooton
in Spanish-American War uniform.
Page 87 -- Rodney Lee and wife,
Marguerite of Louisville.
Page 88 -- Hugh and Lucy Hall
John/Mary Lou Rogers Carr with daughters
Page 89 -- Patsy J. Lewis Tanner,
Montgomery County./Mattie Willoughby King with daughter.
Page 90-- Norton Branch School,
Carter County, 1918.
Page 91 -- 1950 Hardburly High
(Perry County) School Basketball Team and cheerleaders.
Page 92-- Bobbie Ann Hughes'
fourth birthday party, Prestonsburg, Floyd County.
Page 93 -- Michael and Freda
Akers, and Draxel Tackett, Pike County.
Page 94 -- Cedar Flat School,
Meade County, Kentucky, 1910.
Page 95 -- Mudlick School, Bell
Page 96 -- Shadrick Wilson (S.
W. or Shady) and Louisa Angeline Whitt Crace family, 1923.
Page 97-- Kelly family, Allentown.
Page 98-- Huston Reunion., 1945-48.
Page 99 -- McCarty's Party Crew,
391st Bomb Group during WWII, 1944.
Page 102 -- Old Stuart Robinson
High School in Letcher County.
Page 103 -- Memorial Chapel on
the campus of Berea College.
Page 104 -- Life Everlasting
plant and plum granny seeds.
Page 105 -- Daniel L. Akers family,
Page 106 -- Horton family members
and others, 1935.
Page 107-- Owsley family members,
Lackey, Floyd County, 1948.
Page 108 -- Hunter School, Adair
County, ca. 1939.
Page 109-- Group at Pin Hollow
on Dog Creek, Edmonson County, 1925.
Page 110 -- Milton Gray and Zelma
Leger Gray on their wedding day, 10/24/1942.
Page 26 -- Kentucky Roadside
History Markers - They Tell The Story Of Our State: Bell's
Tavern (Barren County). Oldest House in Middlesboro, Bell County.
Page 29 -- Thoughts To Ponder
From The Kentucky Philosopher
Page 30 -- Sketches of Kentucky's
Great Outdoors: Smallmouth In Kentucky
Page 66 -- Word Puzzle: Wildlife
and Refuges In Kentucky
Page 70 -- Songs Kentuckians
Were Singing 100 Years Ago: Battle Hymn of the Republic
Page 53-54 Kentucky's 1879 State Gazetteer: A Look
At Kentucky Towns
Adairville, Logan County; Ash Camp, Pike County; Bacon Creek,
Hart County; Hawesville, Hancock County.
Drug Store, Muhlenberg County, ca. 1899; Unidentified photo,
possible ca. 1900; Prestonsburg, Floyd County, ca. 1930s.
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.
Todd County, Kentucky
Wayne County Cemeteries
Mason County - Thomas Tolley Worthington
Southeast Kentucky Branches
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Page 56-57 Readers Share Postcard Views ca. 1910
Ghent, Carroll County.
Lexington, Fayette County
Catlettsburg, Boyd County
Presbyterian and Baptist churches and
Nina Webb Inn, Beattyville, Lee County.
Hartford, Ohio County.
Entrance to Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville,
Daniel Boone statue in Cherokee Park,
Page 68-72 Kentucky Genealogy Help Line: Queries are published
free up to 50 words as space is available.
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Page 76-95 I Remember
By Our Readers -- From All Over
A Hazel Green Couple
Remembering Jimmie Osborne
Clay Spivey's General Store
The Town of Addison
Beech Fork School
How I Wooed and Won The Best Dancer
Live In The Country
The Potato Hole
Life Of A Kentucky Boy
Granny, The Blushing Bride
Strictly Kentucky Genealogy Various
materials to aid in Family History Research.
Readers Share Old Photos
Livingston County School System, 1918.
Middleburg or Ellisburg of Casey County,
1915, Walter Davis and Zilla Wells; Woodson Ellis, Jr. and wife,
Bill Molloy and Alfred Mathis, Central
City, Muhlenberg County, 1925.
Mt. Zion School, Adair County, 1908
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