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    • Boy playing tune bow.

    • Boy playing tune bow.

    • Boys; Stringed instruments; Harps; Girls; Log cabins

    • A boy, in overalls and a hat, plays a tune bow outside a log cabin. A little girl stands in the doorway behind him. The stick on a tune bow is bent slightly and holds a wire fastened tight at both ends. It sounds similar to a Jew's harp....
    • Horseback riding in Buffalo Creek.

    • Horseback riding in Buffalo Creek.

    • Men; Horseback riding; Horses; Streams

    • Men on horseback ride away from the camera in a creek bed near the mouth of Buffalo Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 405. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "___...
    • Wests, over 80 and 88, make baskets for a living.

    • Wests, over 80 and 88, make baskets for a living.

    • Men; Women; Older people; Log cabins; Porches; Tobacco pipes; Pipes (Smoking); Baskets

    • Polly and Jacob West, both over 80, sit on the porch of their log cabin. Polly is puffing on a clay pipe. Two baskets made by the Wests sit in front of them. Handwritten on bottom border: 407. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook...
    • Battling board.

    • Battling board.

    • Wash tubs; Washboards; Trees; Streams; Country life

    • A "battling board" and a wash tub sit in the "laundry" area under trees by a creek. Wet clothes were placed on the battling board, or the "butcher block" table on the right, and beat with paddles to loosen dirt. This...
    • Boy ginseng hunter.

    • Boy ginseng hunter.

    • Boys; Medicinal plants; Plows; Grinding wheels; Fences

    • A boy ginseng hunter poses with a ginseng root in his right hand and his "sang" hoe and "sang" bag in his left. A bull-tongue plow and grinding wheel lean against a fence in the background. Handwritten on bottom border: 418. ...
    • Student portrait.

    • Student portrait.

    • Boys; Oneida Baptist Institute; Students; Portrait photographs

    • Portrait of an unidentified young man. Handwritten on bottom border: 429. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "___ Scholar __ __win (or__vin)." See ULPA...
    • Open air barber shop.

    • Open air barber shop.

    • Men; Chairs; Towels; Barbershops

    • A man sits on a chair with a towel draped across his shoulders while he gets a haircut in an outdoor barbershop. Handwritten on bottom border: 437. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but...
    • Coal mine.

    • Coal mine.

    • Fences; Coal mining; Adits

    • The entrance to a coal mine on the side of hill. A rail fence runs up the hill. Part of a shed, or barn, and another rail fence are seen at the foot of the hill. Handwritten on bottom border: 447. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by...
    • Couple outside cabin.

    • Couple outside cabin.

    • Men; Women; Older people; Fences; Dwellings; Wooden buildings

    • An older man and woman stand at a picket fence outside a small cabin on a hill. Handwritten on bottom border: 452. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "Clay Creek ___...
    • Chopping trees and clearing land.

    • Chopping trees and clearing land.

    • Clearing of land; Woodcutting; Trees; Logs; Farming

    • Two men or boys chop wood on a hillside. Trees were removed by hand to clear the land for farming. Handwritten on bottom border: 461. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say:...
    • Miss Lily DeZorn.

    • Miss Lily DeZorn.

    • Women; Oneida Baptist Institute; Alumni & alumnae; Portrait photographs

    • Outdoor portrait of Lillie DeZarn. Lillie graduated from Oneida Baptist Institute in 1911. She later taught at the institute and married Saul Hounchell, who was also an Oneida graduate and fellow faculty member. Handwritten on bottom border: 466....
    • Making tar.

    • 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...
    • Planting watermelon.

    • Planting watermelon.

    • Farming; Men; Boys

    • Professor Burns (left), an unidentified boy and Elijah Gay use hoes to plant watermelon. See ULPA 1982.01.426.p, ULPA 1982.01.459.p and ULPA 1982.01.490.p for additional images of these individuals taken on the same day. Handwritten on bottom...
    • Making lye.

    • Making lye.

    • Household soap; Country life; Women; Older people

    • Polly West and an unidentified woman prepare hoppers to leach wood ashes to extract lye for making soap. Handwritten on bottom border: 415. Handwriting on verso is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to...
    • Man in bowler hat.

    • Man in bowler hat.

    • Men; Buildings

    • Man in bowler hat standing next to a brick building. The man may be Claude Carson Matlack standing in front of the family residence at 947 S. Brook Street in Louisville, Kentucky (see image ULPA 1982.01.571.p). On the reverse side, "Clau"...
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