Frank Slake (right) and Ray Stratton gathered holly and mistletoe in the hills near Lerose, KY for Christmas 1907 when they worked for the K. & P. Lumber Company established there. Full caption at Owsley County Historical & Genealogy Society.
The following piece by Cheryl Truman ran April 14 in the Lexington Herald-Leader. It is reposted here with permission. Henrietta Thomas’ brother Clayton Toy was paid 20 cents an hour in 1936 to help build the gymnasium with smoke-colored Bath County sandstone. That’s him, she said, pointing to photos: He’s the one with the […]