Hill photograph album

Abstract

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

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hill photograph album
Date
1912 May 30
Creator
Hill, Maude A.
Extent
0.2 Cubic feet
Subjects
Rural children
Small business--Kentucky--History.
Arrangement
Original order. Photographs were removed for preservation purposes.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrew McGraw
Preferred Citation
2011av001 : [identification of item], Hill Photograph album, 1912 May 30, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is available to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

A Pilgrimage to the Old Home in Grant County, Kentucky. M.A. Hill Covington, Kentucky., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 1
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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
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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
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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
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The old home. Showing well and smoke house on south side., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 9
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The old home showing orchard. North side on which the well used to stand., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 11
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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
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The old chimney, north side., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 15
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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
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This gives a better view of the cedars. The smaller ones you and I set out., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 19
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Where "Jack" shot his first squirrel. About where the cross is, the upper cross is Woodward Home., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 21
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Where I learned to swim. The old Lucs (?) pond. The railroad runs across the dam now., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 23
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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
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Little Ridge, from road., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 27
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Hardscrabble, Kentucky. Where we sold our possum and coon skins Ginseng and yellow root., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 29
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The Old Inn at Hardscrabble. The Lucas Tavern as it is now., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 31
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Hardscrabble from Lexington Pike., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 33
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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
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First store of G.W. Hill and Co. Hardscrabble, Kentucky., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 37
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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
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Gouge home. I am standing in the door talking to Mrs. Gouge., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 41
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Old Brooks home - missing., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 43
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The Pilgrims. My bunch., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 45
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"Home Sweet Home" Robert and Maude., 1912 May 30

  • Volume 1, Page 47
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