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  • : Gelatin silver prints
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    • Harvesting hemp.

    • Agricultural laborers; Men; Hemp; Croplands; Harvesting; Threshing machines; Sheaves; Houses; Dwellings; Privies
    • Three men break hemp on a rolling field of hemp and craggy trees, possibly in Mercer County, Kentucky. Two men operate hand brakes and the man in center holds aloft a mass of hemp dangling to the ground like a large blanket. A shack and outhouse...
    • Scene in Mercer County.

    • Carriages & coaches; Horses; Houses; Dwellings; Women; Men; Children; Barns
    • Outside a wooden house with one and two story sections, a horse and buggy is parked and another horse grazes beside a tree. A woman and two children or--possibly--seated adults sit on the porch, and a man leans on the outside of a four board fence...
    • Scene in Mercer County.

    • Canoes; Lakes & ponds; Women; Men
    • Four many-passengered canoes float low in the water on a placid lake glinting in the sun; one woman holds a parasol and some passengers wear hats. Part of a rocky shore is visible in the photograph's lower right corner. The backdrop of the lake is...
    • Old Vivion House.

    • Women; Men; African Americans; Dwellings; Houses; Outbuildings
    • Two women (one of whom is African American) and two men stand spaced apart in front of a substantial two story stone and brick house, possibly in Mercer County, Kentucky. Several outbuildings surround the building, along with a number of large,...
    • Scene in Mercer County.

    • Men; Women; Climbing; Rocks
    • A man and two women pose at the center of the photograph, having climbed a good way up a vertical cliff of rock strata and occasional patches of weeds.
    • Fisherman's paradise.

    • Men; Women; Boulders; Rivers; Rowboats; Leisure
    • Over a dozen men and women lounge in four clumps on the large rocks surrounding a placid, unevenly shaped river which at the front of the photograph widens and branches around a boulder. Some rowboats are parked on either side of the water. The...
    • View on Salt River.

    • Rivers; Stone walls; Fences
    • A placid river cuts diagonally across the left part of the photograph, with large bare trees growing close to the river and leaning inward on either side of the river. A fence also edges the left bank, and at a greater distance on the right is a...
    • Old Providence Burying Ground.

    • Men; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments
    • A man in black holding a black umbrella (the day is pleasant) stands with downcast eyes among old, slanting, white, gravestones with rounded tops in a yard with high grass, weeds, and several trees.
    • Beaumont College graduates.

    • Women; Men; Students; Carriages & coaches; Horses
    • Over two dozen young women, graduates of Beaumont College, which existed from 1895-1915, and an older man stand or sit in front of a tree, behind a small, stone-edged road or path. There are more trees in the background, as well as a horse and...
    • Historic scene in Mercer County.

    • Men; Meadows; Fences; Stone walls; Barns
    • A man, his back to the camera, stands viewing the gently rolling countryside, which is marked here and there by wood or stone fences and occasionally edged by trees. A barn can be seen in the distance.
    • Scene in Mercer County.

    • Men; Rowboats; Rivers; Women; Boulders; Dwellings; Houses
    • Two men in hats and a woman with a parasol sit in a rowboat at the edge of a river. The man in center is sitting on a raised seat. Right behind the rowboat is a conical boulder. The shallows and shore are rocky. Beyond the rocks the area is...
    • Mercer County sheep.

    • Men; Sheep; Fences; Meadows
    • Horizontal oval photograph of a man in hat and vest standing behind a flock of ten white sheep, many of them grazing, in a huddle near a tree. Behind the tree is a split rail fence and some rolling fields.
    • Beaumont College, Harrodsburg.

    • Women; Students; Stringed instruments; Guitars; Violins; Mandolins; Pillows
    • Twenty-one college women in pale striped shirts and dark skirts stand and sit in a group with five musical instruments, some chains of flowers, and a pillow decorated with a musical staff as well as some other decorative pillows. They are in front...
    • Old log house in Mercer County.

    • Men; Women; Log cabins; Dwellings
    • Four men stand and five women sit in front of a large log house with a shingled roof and stone chimney. A small round-topped leafy tree grows in front of the house; there are bare trees to the sides of the house.
    • One of Mercer County's fine horses.

    • Men; Horses; Carriages & coaches
    • A man sits on a two-wheeled cart holding the reins of a dark horse for balance as they pose for the camera. There are a few leaves on the ground, and beyond the man and horse are some trees which are starting to lose their leaves. Beyond the trees...


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