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Manager's House Contract.compressed.pdf
Contract dated October 20, 1926 between J.J. West, Inc. and Elk Horn Coal Corporation for the erection of Manager’s House in Garrett, Kentucky

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

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

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Also known as Estep Branch and Leck Martin Branch

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Picture 1: The Amusement Hall was located where Snyder's Service Station was located. This building housed a movie theater, a pool hall, a soda fountain and a barber shop. At one time silent movies were shown, and a Mrs. Banks played…

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Company store, 104 duplexes, and 13 single family houses. All houses had electricity and were heated by gas, but did not have indoor plumbing.

Founded by the Elk Horn Coal Company, the town name was changed from "Ballard" to "Garrett" in 1914, for…

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Annis Clark Interview.mp3
Clark talks about the history of Garrett, including the school, bridges, local businesses, passenger trains, and the town jail.

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Patton discusses being a young woman during the Great Depression, including her chores, games she liked to play, her first job, making clothes, and cooking. She describes men walking to the mines, seeing a car for the first time, having the first…

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Recording 1: Hayes discusses his family history and shares stories from his childhood. He talks about beginning to teach children at church and describes what religion and prayer mean to him. He discusses what he hopes to instill in the young people…
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