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    • 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...
    • Loafing at London.

    • Loafing at London.

    • Medical offices; Men; Stairways

    • A bearded man, wearing a hat and jacket, sits on the steps outside a door with a sign reading "General Waiting Room." He is probably at, or near, the train station in London.
    • 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. ...
    • 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....
    • Planting corn, circa 1910.

    • Planting corn, circa 1910.

    • Men; Farming

    • A farmer uses a hand-operated corn planter to plant his crop in a hillside field. Handwritten on bottom border: 493. Verso inscription is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "___ plant__...
    • Industrial Power Exhibit.

    • Industrial Power Exhibit.

    • Exhibition buildings; Electric lighting; Electric signs

    • A large electric light exposition, apparently inside a big tent or exhibit hall. "Industrial Light Exhibit" is spelled out in lights at the far end of the hall. Below, a smaller sign appears to read "Commonwealth Edison." A...
    • Industrial Power Exhibit.

    • Industrial Power Exhibit.

    • Exhibition buildings; Electric lighting; Electric signs; Walkways

    • A large electric light exposition, apparently inside a big tent or exhibit hall. "Industrial Power Exhibit" is spelled out in lights at the far end of the hall. A chandelier and "star" lights hang from the ceiling. Other lights...
    • Taking a view.

    • Taking a view.

    • Mountains; Men; Women; Photographers; Scenic overlooks

    • A man is working with a large camera on a tripod in the mountains while two other men and a woman watch. The men are wearing suits and hats and the woman is wearing a dark dress and hat. Probably near Crystal Park in Colorado. Handwritten on image:...
    • 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...
    • Farming with mules.

    • Farming with mules.

    • Clearing of land; Farming; Men; Mules

    • A man uses mules to pull stumps and clear a hillside for farming. Handwritten on bottom border: 475. Verso inscription is partially obscured by scrapbook paper that has adhered to the print, but appears to say: "Clearing on __(school?)...
    • Family of Harve "Cody" Burns.

    • Family of Harve "Cody" Burns.

    • Group portraits; Families; Swine

    • A portrait of Harve "Cody" Burns and his family. Cody is second from right. His wife, Winnie Stidham, is on the left. Her uncle, Tommy Stidham, is on far right and Arlin "Head" Burns is third from right. A small pig wanders in...
    • Kentucky State Fair horse show, 1907.

    • Kentucky State Fair horse show, 1907.

    • Show horses; Horse shows; Fairs; Spectators; Uniforms; Musical instruments; Men; Women; Banners; Fences

    • A woman riding sidesaddle on a show horse approaches outdoor viewing stands at the Kentucky State Fair at Churchill Downs in 1907. Men in uniforms, perhaps a band or color guard because one appears to be holding a bugle or horn, fill the upper...
    • N. M. Higio.

    • N. M. Higio.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Abstract design with floral elements divided into two sections. On the left is a rectangle containing a circle with the phrase "Ex Libris." To the right is a larger square containing a circle with the initial "NMH." Black ink....
    • Eating at the Kentucky State Fair.

    • Eating at the Kentucky State Fair.

    • Men; Women; Children; African Americans; Shelters; Fairs; Outdoor cookery; Horses; Carts & wagons

    • African-American men, women, and children sit and stand under a small wood shelter. They are sharing food that is being cooked in a large black kettle that sits over a fire pit. One man is wearing a cap that appears to read ". . State...
    • Hudson 6-40 HP  Claude C. Matlack 1914.

    • Hudson 6-40 HP Claude C. Matlack 1914.

    • Automobiles; Public libraries; Signs (Notices); Louisville Free Public Library

    • An automobile parked in front of the Louisville Free Public Library. A small flag on the hood of the car reads: Matlack Lighting Fixtures. Written across the bottom border of the print: Hudson 6-40 HP Claude C. Matlack 1914. See ULPA 1982.01.551.p...
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