Walter Kenneth Clore photographs ,

Abstract

Photographs of circa 1915 University of Kentucky student life.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Walter Kenneth Clore photographs ,
Creator
Clore, Walter Kenneth
Extent
0.04 cubic feet (1 box):57 items
Subjects
Clore, Walter Kenneth, ?-1972.
University of Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)
Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
Manners and customs --Kentucky -- Lexington.
Women -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Photograph albums.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged according to its original order.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Molly Kessinger in May 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Walter Kenneth Clore (Kenneth) attended the University of Kentucky and graduated in 1915 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, AZ Fat Stock Team, Kentuckian Business Staff, Class Baseball (1-2-3), Class Basket Ball (1), Strollers, Turtles, and the Agriculture Society. After World War I service Kenneth managed a sugar plantation in Cuba for the British American Sugar Company. After the plantation shut down in 1928 Kenneth, his wife Virginia Dunham Clore, and sons Walter and David moved back to Kentucky and then to Indianapolis. In Indianapolis he joined his brother, Dr. Earl Clore in the Hoosier Mineral Feed Company. Kenneth and family then moved to South Texas where he was employed with the Department of Agriculture. He was then transferred to Mexico as head of the agricultural mission in Mexico. He died in 1972.
Scope and Content
The Walter Kenneth Clore photographs consist of a photograph album. The photographs are unidentified, but according to the letter from Jean Phipps Clore in the donor file, the pictures are of "girls and Kenneth Clore's Kappa Sigma brothers". The photographs are a mix of small portraits (1 1/2" x 1 1/2") and casual snapshots. The photographs are pasted onto black album pages.

Contents of the Collection

unidentified woman

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"Virginia" photograph containing 2 women and a man, one of the women has an arrow pointing to her…

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uncut row of 4 photographs of an unidentified woman (side view, reading a book, talking on phone…

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"Harry Clare, Naomi Bruce" a man, woman, and horse (the photograph has detached from the scrapbook…

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group portrait, some are holding kitchen items; unidentified woman; uncut row of 2 photographs of an…

  • Box 1, item 11
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an unidentified man, standing on the side of the street, crowd of people behind him on the sidewalk

  • Box 1, item 12
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unidentified woman; uncut row of 3 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is holding a parasol in…

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appears to be of a flooded neighborhood

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appears to be of a flooded street with business

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unidentified woman wearing a straw hat; uncut row of 4 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is…

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uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified young girl, hands behind her head in one picture…

  • Box 1, item 17
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unidentified man

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unidentified woman holding a Cincinnati pendent; unidentified woman, has her hands behind her head…

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a view through the trees, can see several houses in the background

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Three unidentified women in a haystack; unidentified man talking on a phone; unidentified man…

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unidentified woman wearing a top hat; unidentified young girl, her hand is on her ear; unidentified…

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3 unidentified men sitting in 2 canoes

  • Box 1, item 25
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an unidentified man is diving into the water, there are 2 unidentified people in the background

  • Box 1, item 26
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4 tents set up with trees around them, 2 unidentified people in the photograph as well

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2 unidentified woman standing on what appears to be train tracks, wearing hats

  • Box 1, item 29
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3 unidentified men (appear to be the same men as in image #35) sitting in a canoe

  • Box 1, item 31
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unidentified man in what appears to be a military uniform (the photograph has detached from the…

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an unidentified man and woman riding in a horse drawn carriage

  • Box 1, item 35
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"Kenneth Clore" a group portrait of men(4 men) and woman (12 women) sitting on steps, there is an…

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a blurry image of a group of unidentified men and women sitting around a table outside under a tent…

  • Box 1, item 39
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a group of 3 unidentified women, appear to be standing on rocks; a group of 5 unidentified men in a…

  • Box 1, item 41
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uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is wearing an elaborate hat in one picture…

  • Box 1, item 43
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an unidentified woman standing next to a pillar on the porch

  • Box 1, item 44
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an unidentified older woman bending over, carrying 2 buckets; "Earl Clore" sitting on a horse, with…

  • Box 1, item 45
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unidentified women and a man

  • Box 1, item 47
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