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    • Owensboro High School, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Buildings; Educational facilities; Schools
    • Owensboro High School, Owensboro, Kentucky. Three-story brick building with a projecting center and sides. Above the three-domed entrance, "Owensboro High School" is carved. Thirteen cars are parked in front. The grass in the front yard is...
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr.

    • African Americans; African American business enterprises; African American Business people; Drugstores; Pharmacists; African American pharmacists; Urban renewal; Service stations; Standard Oil Company; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr., conducted on August 17, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Moorman was a businessman in Louisville's Walnut Street area. Mr. Moorman discusses his parents and grandparents, and his early life in Owensboro,...
    • Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1931.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Government officials; Legislators; Lawyers
    • Portrait of Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S. Representative from Kentucky from 1931-1936, wearing a jacket and striped tie. Handwritten on back of image: Owensboro Attorney, Democratic Congress 2nd District 1930. Stamped on back: January...
    • Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Men; Government officials; Legislators
    • Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S. Representative from Kentucky from 1931-1936, wearing a suit and tie. Photograph has been cut so that he is the only person seen. Handwritten on back of image: Owensboro, Congressman Davies County. Stamped on...
    • Mrs. John Gilmour of Owensboro, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Clubwomen
    • Portrait of Mrs. John Gilmour (possibly Mary Feland Gilmour) of Owensboro, Kentucky. She is wearing glasses on a chain and a pleated dress. Crop marks outline her head and face; there are also spots of discoloration on the photograph. Handwritten...
    • Mrs. John Gilmour of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Clubwomen
    • Portrait of Mrs. John Gilmour (possibly Mary Feland Gilmour) of Owensboro, Kentucky wearing a hat, glasses on a chain and fur around her neck. The photograph is creased and has spots of discoloration. Handwritten on back of image: Mrs. John...
    • Lawrence Hagar of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Portraits; Men; Publishers; People associated with education & communication; Postmasters; Government officials
    • Lawrence Hagar of Owensboro, Kentucky, a newspaper publisher and postmaster, wearing a double-breasted jacket, wire-frame glasses, and a tie. The photograph has been creased and cracked, and exhibits yellowing discoloration with age. Stamped on...
    • Urey Woodson of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Business people; People associated with education & communication
    • Portrait of Owensboro Messenger newspaper publisher and democratic party chieftain Urey Woodson of Owensboro, Kentucky, wearing a suit jacket and printed tie. The photograph is marred with discolorations. Autographed by him on the bottom, front of...
    • Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Portraits; Men; Government officials; Legislators
    • Glover Cary of Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S. Representative from Kentucky from 1931-1936, standing in a group, being handed something. Other members of photo are unknown. Handwritten on back of image: Congressman 1931-1935. Stamped on back: September...
    • G.W. Williams.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • George W. Williams was born in 1814 on his fathers farm in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. He attended private schools in Louisville, and after a brief period teaching in Arkansas in 1838, he read law in the offices of a Louisville lawyer and was...
    • Jno. H. McHenry.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • John Hardin McHenry was born near Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, in 1797. He was tutored privately, read law and was admitted to the bar in 1818, starting his practice in Leitchfield, Kentucky, where he also acted as postmaster. He was...
    • Charles B. Rudd.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • Charles B. Rudd was born in 1873 in Owensboro. He graduated at the Owensboro high school in the class of 1889. He attended the University of Notre Dame, then returned home and took up the study of law under Chapeze Wathen. He was admitted to the...
    • Neville Miller greeting notables arriving for Kentucky Derby, 1935.

    • Portraits; Men; Women; Government officials; Mayors; Legislators; Boxers (Sports); Business people; Kentucky Derby; Churchill Downs (Louisville, Ky. : Racetrack)
    • Louisville Mayor Neville Miller greeting arriving notables for the 1935 Kentucky Derby. From left to right, front: Kentucky Mayor Neville Miller; sportsman Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Alien Property Custodian Urey...
    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Starboard side of CAPE GIRARDEAU, under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. CAPE GIRARDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with steel hull (210 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1923. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, CAPE GIRARDEAU...

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