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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...
    • Kennedy Bridge, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Bridges; Dams; Rivers
    • Kennedy Bridge, with some curved spans but mostly without rails, above icy water, near High Bridge, Kentucky. Behind it is a telephone tower. The Kennedy Bridge, which was built in 1924, crosses Herrington Lake between Mercer and Garrard counties....
    • J.T.S. Brown Distillery.

    • Distilling industry; Buildings; Wooden buildings; Conveying systems; Vats; Swine
    • In this view of J.T.S. Brown and Sons Distillery, situated in the rolling hills of Mercer County, Kentucky, men stand on the roofs of two different stories. Several chutes convey material out of the building; one apparently carries mash by-product...
    • Hydroelectric plant, High Bridge, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Hydraulic facilities; Dams; Buildings; Power plants; Rivers
    • Hydroelectric plant near High Bridge, Kentucky. View of building with smoke stack, foregrounded by generators and a chain link fence. Forested hills in the background. High Bridge runs between Jessamine and Mercer counties. The original bridge,...
    • Hydroelectric plant, High Bridge, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Hydraulic facilities; Dams; Buildings; Power plants; Rivers
    • Hydroelectric plant near High Bridge, Kentucky. View from a distance of building with three smoke stacks and a large vent sloping down to a smaller building, past a tower. In the distance is a forested area, and in the foreground is a stream and...
    • Herrington Lake, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Lakes & ponds; Boats
    • People on boat dock, Herrington Lake, between Mercer and Garrard counties. The lake was formed when the Dix River was dammed for hydroelectric power. Row boats edge the shore and dock and a line of people stands behind them--two men on the shore...
    • Herrington Lake, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Lakes & ponds; Trees
    • View of Herrington Lake, between Mercer and Garrard counties, Kentucky. The lake was formed when the Dix River was dammed for hydroelectric power. View of large lake from shore close behind trees. On the far shore are more trees. In the middle of...
    • Herrington Lake, Kentucky, 1932.

    • Lakes & ponds; Trees
    • Scenic view, Herrington Lake, between Mercer and Garrard counties, Kentucky. The lake was formed when the Dix River was dammed for hydroelectric power. View of lake from behind thinly spaced trees. The photograph has been marked in white paint with...
    • Robert Cochran.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Robert Armstrong Cochran was born in 1822, on French Creek, in Crawford County, Pennsylvania. When he was three years of age his parents moved to Mercer County, Pennsylvania. He acquired his education in that part of Western Pennsylvania and at the...
    • United States of America.

    • Maps
    • Map of eastern North America includes states, territories, rivers, cities and mountain ranges. Kentucky is shown as the western part of Virginia and there are seven county names printed in the Kentucky area: Fayette, Madison, Lincoln, Jefferson,...
    • J. W. Howard of Mercer, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men
    • Portrait of J.W. Howard of Mercer, Kentucky, wearing his hair parted down the middle, a suit, and striped tie. The photograph is badly creased and marred with discolorations. Handwritten on back of image: J.W. Howard, Mercer; He's the baby.

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