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Hill photograph album, 1912 May 30

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Andrew McGraw

Title

Hill photograph album

Date

1912 May 30

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Original order. Photographs were removed for preservation purposes.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is available to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011av001 : [identification of item], Hill Photograph album, 1912 May 30, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.2 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

Early 20th century photographs of Grant County and Hardscrabble, Kentucky.

Biography/History

Nothing is known about the Hill family.

Scope and Content

The Hill photograph album contains twenty three amateur photographs pasted in an album with handwritten descriptions. The images document the Hill family's return to their old home in Grant County, Kentucky. The images show rural life, people, houses, and businesses. Item descriptions match those written in the album.

Subjects

  • Photographs
  • Grant County (Ky.)
  • Hardscrabble (Ky.)
  • Giragosian, Patricia
  • Hill, Robert
  • Rural children
  • Small business--Kentucky--History.

Collection Inventory

A Pilgrimage to the Old Home in Grant County, Kentucky. M.A. Hill Covington, Kentucky, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 1] browse
Mr. Clark. Little Tom Clark taken in front of the old Clark home where we used to play, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 3] browse
Old schoolhouse site from bridge. The white is canvas on a tobacco bed. The school house stood just below the canvas, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 5] browse
Old schoolhouse site from road. The white spot is the canvas on a tobacco bed. The walnut trees are the same we use to play under, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 7] browse
The old home. Showing well and smoke house on south side, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 9] browse
The old home showing orchard. North side on which the well used to stand, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 11] browse
Old home. North side, you will notice the yard fence is very close to the house now. We had about 2 acres in yard, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 13] browse
The old chimney, north side, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 15] browse
The old home from road. The four old cedars and some small ones no doubt you and I planted, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 17] browse
This gives a better view of the cedars. The smaller ones you and I set out, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 19] browse
Where "Jack" shot his first squirrel. About where the cross is, the upper cross is Woodward Home, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 21] browse
Where I learned to swim. The old Lucs (?) pond. The railroad runs across the dam now, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 23] browse
Little Ridge. I know you will remember when you use to love to plow the short rows and gave me the long ones, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 25] browse
Little Ridge, from road, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 27] browse
Hardscrabble, Kentucky. Where we sold our possum and coon skins Ginseng and yellow root, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 29] browse
The Old Inn at Hardscrabble. The Lucas Tavern as it is now, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 31] browse
Hardscrabble from Lexington Pike, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 33] browse
Hardscrabble. Looking northeast taking about in front of Lucas old barn. Brooks home on left just beyond turkey, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 35] browse
First store of G.W. Hill and Co. Hardscrabble, Kentucky, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 37] browse
Leesburg Road. The old blacksmith shop. The little girls with me is a native of the village. The road is the one that runs out to the old home, it is a Pike now, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 39] browse
Gouge home. I am standing in the door talking to Mrs. Gouge, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 41] browse
Old Brooks home - missing, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 43] browse
The Pilgrims. My bunch, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 45] browse
"Home Sweet Home" Robert and Maude, 1912 May 30
[Volume: 1, Page: 47] browse

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