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  1. History Mystery: Owensboro Family Christmas, 1951

    History Mystery: Owensboro Family Christmas, 1951

    ‘Tis the Season to celebrate with family and friends! As many gather together this week to continue their family traditions, here is a family history mystery from the Owensboro/Daviess County area, circa 1951. As part of the Ohio River Portrait Project, Ida Mae Pruden contributed this lovely image of family...

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  2. Who served on the 1915 Exposition Commission?

    Who served on the 1915 Exposition Commission?

    Kentucky Historical Society library staff recently rediscovered a photograph of the 1915 Exposition Commission from the Thomas T. Wendell Collection (MSS 167).  The image features a group of African American men, including Green Pinckney Russell, Dr. Underwood and Thomas Wendell, outside of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, KY.  KHS...

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