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Davis was born on Right Beaver and died there, but led an interesting life, having twice walked out to Missouri with his uncles, the Riddles. He walked back both times, becoming dissatisfied. The second time finding that his parents had moved back to…

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Floyd Davis, Alamander Davis, Raymond Davis, and Hattie Davis Hughes working mules in the log woods. Picture was taken at Turner Branch in Eastern.

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Picture 1: Alamander (Alka) Davis driving his yokes of oxen; pulling a steam boiler into the wilds of either Licking or Quick Sand. Davis was a contractor and drove oxen, horses, and mules.

Picture 2: Sitting with his favorite dog, Eisenhower.…

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In 1949, Open Fork School was a two-room institution located on what would be the six and 1/2 mile of Route 850 at Good Loe, Kentucky. Edna Mae Castle Davis was one of the two teachers, and she took these photos.

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Picture 1: Alma Reffett-Lowe is the standing adult all the way to the left and Edna Mae Castle Davis is squatting in the front row before her.

Picture 2: Behind the woman and children is Pitts Fork School. This is the last building to be used,…

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Picture 1: Floyd Davis, plowing with the mule Jim in about 1971. This picture was taken in the garden beside his house, just below the old Pyramid Post Office

Picture 2: Floyd Davis with a truck he used to haul logs from Turner Branch at Eastern…

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Picture 1: First United Methodist Church

Picture 2: First Methodist Church has gone through a number of developmental phases. There was a long period before the Civil War when the congregation was not "Churched" and met in open field, court…

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Picture 1: Kathryn as a young girl on her pony on the Stumbo Farm at McDowell. Circa 1920.

Picture 2: Kathyrn playing the organ at First United Methodist Church of Prestonsburg, something she did for more than fifty years, as well as teach music…

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The Patsy Teenagers were a singing group organized and paid for by the Princess Elkhorn Coal Company in David. The group used talent drawn from the children of their workmen to represent them at various coal-related meetings and functions. The group…
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