May 2007 Photographs

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Ezel High School and Grade School, Morgan County, Kentucky, teachers ca. 1962. Sitting, l-r: Barbara Bryant, Graden N. Walters, Christine Ward, Mildred Lettle, Ora Mynheir, Sara Heagan, and Wilma Rowland. Standing, l-r: Elza Motley, Eva May, Jack Conkran, Richard Jett, Earl May (Jr.), Conrad Rowland, Burbert Murphy, Meda Back, Ezra Back, and Gladys Nickell.

Joe R. Skeens, 212 Sally Stephens Branch, Prestonsburg, KY 41653, shares this photo of the Osborne and Haywood families of Floyd County, Kentucky, taken in the late 1800s. At the rear of the wagon, on the horses, are Mathias C. "Mack" Osborne and his wife, Catherine "Kate" Price Osborn. McDonald, son of Mathias and Catherine is shown in the wagon. Another son, Granville B., and his wife, Julie Haywood Osborne, are beside the wagon. The woman holding the little girl (Vernia Osie Osborn) is Julie's mother, Sara Jane Baldridge Haywood. Julie's father, Robert M. Haywood, is shown on the horse beside the wagon. The other two girls are unidentified.

Joyce S. Hardin, 310 McLain Road, Springfield, KY 40069; 859/336-9116, shares this photo of a group of students at Cedar Hill School, Owen County, Kentucky, in 1935. Row one, l-r: Harold Perkins, Melvin Smith, Harold Winkle, Raymond Burke, Juanita Leake, Julia Bourne, Jane Allen Locke, Helen Perkins, Doris Smith, Jane Cohorn, Jean Cohorn, Bernice Hammonds, Ann Keith, Gladys Criswell, and Betty Jean Wainscott. Row two, l-r: Alma Hunter, Margaret Keith, Pete Beckman, Kenneth Smith, Tommy Winkle, Bud Hunter, Robert Smith, Pearl Criswell, Mary Agnes Minch, Emily Hammonds, Paul Cohorn, James Richard Cohorn, and Charles William Minch. Row three, l-r: Porter Morgan, Roy Melvin Minch, J. W. Keith, Betsy Craigmyle (teacher), Wilma Hill Smith (teacher), Leonard Malcomb Wainscott, Buster Criswell, Marian Keith, Lucille Perkins, Buleah Hammonds, Katie Lee Burke, and Roy Lee Leake.

Waukesha Lowe Sammons, 702 E. Riverview Drive, Glencoe, AL 35905, shares this photo of (l-r): Carol Causey, Marion Campbell, and Bryan Fannin. The photo was taken in 1933 in Perry County, Kentucky.

Thomas Jones, 1901 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40504; 859/252-6124, shares this photo taken of him with a group of men at a CCCs camp in Oregon in 1937. Thomas is from Greenup County, Kentucky. He is in the front row, third from the left. Thomas served in WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam. He would like to hear from the others in the photo. Feel free to contact him with any information.

Barbara Reed Patrick, P. O. Box 4941, Salyersville, KY 41465; [email protected], shares this photo of a group at the Magoffin County High School during the 1917-1918 school year. Back row, l-r: Lorna Brown Howard, Frellin Reed, Trixie Hackworth, William Rowe, Clifford Pace, Acacy Salyer, ? Spears, John Hardy Patrick, Levena Reed Rigsby, and J. H. Moore (Principal). Front row, l-r: Lanora Patrick Chipman, Ida May Reed (Barbara's grandmother), Gladis Blankenship Connelley, and Orpha Salyer.

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