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  • Description: Bullskin
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    • On McMurrey's place, flats near Oneida.

    • Woodworking; Men; Boys; Lumber
    • Board being dressed by hand on McMurray's place in the flats near Oneida. One man is working while two boys watch and another man sits against the wall at the right. The boy in the front is Neil McMurray; the taller boy might be Glen McMurray.The...
    • Lumber yard.

    • Sawmills; Lumber industry
    • The lumber yard outside a sawmill located on the South Fork of the Kentucky River at Oneida across from the mouth of Bullskin Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 362. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Hignite's water mill.

    • Mills; Waterwheels; Dams; Streams; Men
    • Joseph B. Hignite's wooden water mill and splash dam on the Hignite Branch of Bullskin Creek. Mr. Hignite sits next to the wall of the mill. His son-in-law, Harve Hatton, is in front. Handwritten on bottom border: 400. See ULPA 1982.01.481.p for a...
    • Homemade compass.

    • Mills; Men; Grinding wheels; Compasses
    • Two men stand outside Joe Hignite's mill on Bullskin. One man is holding a homemade compass made of hickory that was used to mark out mill stones for grinding corn and wheat. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Gathering on porch of mountain cabin.

    • Porches; Log cabins; dwellings
    • Sam "Danger" Davidson (right) and others sit on the porch of Henry Davidson's cabin, which was located near the bend of the Danger Branch of Bullskin Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 457. See ULPA 1982.01.432.p for a different image of this...
    • Burns family around hearth.

    • Women; Portraits; Log cabins; Tobacco pipes; Pipes (Smoking); Fireplaces; Pails; Milk
    • Sarah Davidson Burns, her grandson Henry Burns, and her great-granddaughter Violet sit at the hearth inside Sarah's cabin. Sarah is smoking a pipe. Her cabin was beside the Dry Branch of Bullskin Creek. The cabin walls are lined with newspapers and...
    • Making tar.

    • Men; Children; Log cabins; Porches; Country life
    • Jacob "Jake" West holds a young child. Joseph Hignite stands beside Jake and a tar kiln sits over an unlit fire pit nearby. Behind them, Polly West sits on the porch of the Wests' cabin and an unidentified man sits in the shade near the picket...
    • Hignite's water mill.

    • Mills; Waterwheels; Dams; Streams; Men
    • Joseph B. Hignite's wooden water mill and splash dam on the Hignite Branch of Bullskin Creek. Mr. Hignite sits next to the wall of the mill. His son-in-law, Harve Hatton, is in front. See ULPA 1982.01.400.p for a similar image. Handwritten on...
    • Professor Burns baptizing Charlie Roberts.

    • Rites & ceremonies; Baptisms; Men; Oneida Baptist Institute
    • Professor Burns baptizes Charlie Roberts on the South Fork of the Kentucky River below Bullskin Creek on Oneida Baptist Institute's Commencement Day in 1916. The blacksmith shop, on the left, sits high over the bank so mules can walk under it. The...
    • Pioneer architecture.

    • Boys; Log cabins; Country life
    • A boy is sitting on a pole, which is being trimmed to match the one leaning against the cabin. The cabin was located at Dark Hollow on Bullskin Creek. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Shooting fish with bow and arrow.

    • Rivers; Fishing; Arrows; Bows (Archery); Men
    • Jerry Burns fishes with a bow and arrow in the South Fork of the Kentucky River just below the old ferry which connected River Street with the Bullskin Road. Bow and arrows were used for small game to conserve ammunition. Jerry Mier Burns was an...
    • Professor Burns baptizing Charlie Roberts.

    • Rites & ceremonies; Baptisms; Men
    • Professor Burns is baptizing Charlie Roberts on the South Fork of the Kentucky River below Bullskin Creek on Oneida Baptist Institute's Commencement Day in 1916. The blacksmith shop, on the left, sits high over the bank so mules can walk under it....
    • Cabin with dog trot.

    • Log cabins; Dwellings; Mountains; Fences; Men; Women; Children
    • Dan Burns' dog-trot log cabin on the Big Dan Branch of Little Bullskin Creek. The family stands in the breezeway and a picket fence runs in front of the cabin. Dan Burns was one of Oneida Baptist Institute's first Board of Trustees.
    • View on Ky. River at Oneida.

    • Landscape photographs; Rivers; Mountains; Farms
    • The South Fork of the Kentucky River below the mouth of Bullskin Creek in from of Oneida. Lee Combs' farm is across the river at left. The peak in the center was later named Mount Denison "as a tribute to the influences of Denison University [which...
    • Home of Prof. Burns for several years.

    • Log cabins; Dwellings; Hills
    • Log cabin located near the head of Little Bullskin Creek close to Oneida. Owned by Alford "Lapper" Burns, this area was considered the ancestral home of the Burns clan. James Anderson Burns' father, Hugh Burns (1823-1879), left here before the War...

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