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The Knox Countian

Volume 24 - 2012

Vol. 24 No. 1 - Spring 2012

  • A.W. Hopper: Grocer, Hardware Salesman and Undertaker by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Museum Staff Activities by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Genealogy article on Frederick Family History in Southeastern Kentucky by James Leslie Clark
  • Article on play about Daniel's daughter, Jemima Boone, held during 68th Daniel Boone Festival
  • Photo of Barbourville Civic League taken in early 20th century with identifications by Mrs. Hiram H. Owens
  • Peggy Kemner and Irma Gall win 2014 Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award compiled by Rita Wood
  • Ketchen Elementary School Teachers

Vol. 24 No. 2 - Summer 2012

  • Archie West A Magician at Heart by Archie B. West
  • Genealogy: Early Rules for Immigration to America by Wayne Adams
  • Myrtle Crook,Life on an Oregon Sheep Ranch by Jimmy Siler
  • Abner Wells Hopper, A Few More Tales Collected by Charles Reed Mitchell
  • Waiting at the Barbourville Depot to Work in Florida, ca. 1915-16 by Jennings Roberts
  • Dora Sue Oxendine Farmer Wins 2015 Susan Arthur Historical Preservation Award
  • Archie West's Standard Oil Stations by Archie B. West
  • Archie West's Pranks by Archie B. West
  • Recent Additions to the Museum's Website by David H. Cole

Vol. 24 No. 3 - Fall 2012

    • The Barbourville Story by W.S. Hudson, prepared by Douglas Bargo
    • Walter Scott "Scotty" Hudson (1884-1962), A Tribute from Ollie Cole Jones by Marie Croley
    • Boone's Trace in Laurel County, Kentucky by Jennings Bryan Krahenbuhl
    • 1955: Labor Violence in Knox County: One and a Half Million Dollar Train Wreck at Artemus by Charles Reed Mitchell with additional research by John Blackburn
    • In 1930, she came here by covered wagon: Long Branch's Charity Overbay tells her story, by David Cole with preface by Douglas Bargo
    • Museum Additions: Donations from Billy B. Cain, Archie B. West, and Jayne Poynter

Vol. 24 No. 4 - Winter 2012

    • Nasby Mills on Stinking Crek, Kentucky, Parts 1 and 2, by Michael C. Mills
    • The Barbourville Story, Parts 3 & 4 by W.S. Hudson, prepared by Douglas Bargo
    • Thomas Tuggle, 1766-1835, written by Kenneth H.Tuggle
    • A Tribute to William M. Dishman, Jr. 1936-2016, written by Charles Reed Mitchell
    • The Dishman Family, written by William M. Dishman, Jr.
    • Victor A. Bingham and the Last Days of World War I, written by Dora Sue Oxendine Farmer
    • Benjamin Shorter - Local Descendants Honor a Union Civil War Soldier, written by Sharron Oxendine
    • A.H. Harritt - Obituary of Union College's First President
    • Museum Additions from Jakalyn Jackson in memory of the late Sonya Burnette and donations from Sam Davies, Bonnie Carr, Connie Carroll and Susan Liford

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