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  • Creator: Matlack, Claude Carson, 1878-1944 (photographer)
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    • 16 years old. Weight 314 lbs. May 1915.

    • Girls; Physical characteristics; Obesity
    • A large, overweight girl, wearing a skirt and blouse, stands outside a cabin. Handwritten on the top border and image: "16 YEARS OLD WEIGHT 314 LBS. MAY 1915." Handwritten on bottom border: 392. See ULPA 1982.01.393.p for another image of this girl.
    • Anderson Hall Medical Clinic.

    • Students; Oneida Baptist Institute; Physicians; Medical personnel; Clinics; Men; Women; Children
    • Students, patients and medical clinic personnel sit on the porch of Anderson Hall. The man in the doorway appears to be Dr. Joseph Addison Stucky from Lexington, Kentucky. He and Dr. C. Adeline McConville of New York conducted clinics at Oneida...
    • Anderson Hall Medical Clinic.

    • Teachers; Oneida Baptist Institute; Physicians; Clinics; Medical personnel; Men; Women
    • Oneida staff members and visiting medical personnel pose on the porch outside Anderson Hall Medical Clinic. Isham Hensley and Jerry Burns are on the left. In the doorway are John Henry Walker, Perry Davidson and visiting physician, C. Adeline...
    • Andy Murrel, preacher.

    • Preachers; Men; Horses; Portrait photographs
    • Reverend Andrew "Andy" J. Murrell, mountain preacher, on horseback. Reverend Murrell performed the marriage ceremony for James Anderson Burns and Martha E. Sizemore in 1897.
    • Ann Couch and Sam Davidson, playing fiddle.

    • Violins; Stringed instruments; Musicians; Country life; Log cabins
    • Sitting outside a log cabin, Sam "Danger" Davidson plays the fiddle while Ann Couch provides tempo with fiddlesticks. This is also known as "beatin' with straws." Handwritten on bottom border: 414. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Arky Brewer.

    • Women; Older people; Chairs; Log cabins; Portrait photographs
    • "Aunt" Arky Brewer sits outside her cabin. "Aunt" Arky was married to George Brewer, a Civil War veteran and preacher, who ran a steam mill on the Brewer Branch. Handwritten on bottom border: 515. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Arlin "Head" Burns.

    • Blind persons; People with disabilities; Boys; Log cabins
    • Arlin "Head" Burns, blind son of Harve "Cody" Burns. Arlin's brothers are on the porch of the cabin behind him. Handwritten on bottom border: 412. See ULPA 1982.01.352.p, ULPA 1982.01.434.p, ULPA 1982.01.454.p, ULPA 1982.01.455, and ULPA...
    • 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 may be on Jake and Polly West's...
    • Big Henry Hensley.

    • Men; Older people; Portrait photographs
    • Henry B. Hensley, who operated a store on Manchester Road, had fourteen children and seventy-six grandchildren. He was baptized at age 66 by Mr. Burns. He was the school's first contributor, giving Burns $50.00 in 1899, and a long-time friend of...
    • Blacksmith shop at London.

    • Carts & wagons; Ox teams; Forge shops; Dirt roads; Fences
    • Two oxen-drawn wagons meet on the road outside the blacksmith shop on the way from Oneida to London. See ULPA 1982.01.053.p for another view of this blacksmith shop.
    • Boing [sic] to the grist mill.

    • Riding; Horses; Women; Roads; Country life
    • A woman and a small boy ride a horse or mule to the gristmill. The child has a "turn" or sackful of corn in his lap. The woman wears a bonnet and rides in typical sidesaddle fashion while the boy straddles the horse or mule as they ride away from...
    • 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. Handwriting on verso...
    • 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....
    • Boy's Dormitory.

    • Oneida Baptist Institute; Boarding schools; Educational facilities; Mountains
    • McMurray Hall, the school's first building, erected in 1899. It was named after H. L. McMurray, a Baptist preacher from Kansas, who helped found Mamre Baptist College which became Oneida Baptist Institute. Originally a one-story square with...

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