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Sesquicentennial.pdf
Written by Henry Preston Scalf. Includes essays concerning the history of Floyd County, photograph reproductions, tributes, and advertisements.

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Items 1-2: Shave Permit and Cosmetic Permit. Participants were required to pay $1 for a permit to shave or wear makeup in the county.

Item 3: Newspaper clipping from the July 5, 1950 Courier-Journal.

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Also called: Bill Francis General Store, The Francis Building, Francis Hotel

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Program, photographs, and newspaper clippings concerning the dedication of Highlands Regional Medical Center on November 26, 1972.

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This news clipping is from the Courier Journal. It describes the public offices held by the Hill family (prior to Ed Hill becaming Chief Apellate Judge).

First United Methodist Church Stained Glass Windows
Item 1: Stained Glass Windows - When the contracts were let for First Methodist of Prestonsburg (then the Methodist Episcopal Church, South) the pewage and windows were exempted from the contracts. The Church's building committee contracted with a…

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Item 1: First Annual Kentucky Highlands Folk Festival Program on June 24-26, 1966.

Item 2: News clipping from May 25, 1974 concerning the representation of the Kentucky Highlands Folk Festival at a Kentucky Bicentennial Events Celebration in…

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A letter from Floyd Davis written to his family while he was a soldier in Europe. Though he was not well educated, the content of the letter shows the clarity of his mind and thought. His handwriting was normally much worse, suggesting he was in a…

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