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Image 8 of 1960 Kentuckian

Part of University of Kentucky Yearbook Collection

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m / This is the University . . . home of over 8,000 students, nearly 100 buildings and over 700 campus acres. Housing the new Medical College . . . Adolf Rupp . . . research and education in many fields. The parent of college extensions at Henderson, Covington, Cumberland, Fort Knox and Ashland. This is Lexington . . . the heart of the Bluegrass. Surrounded by miles of white fences . . . rolling acres of land . . . highways 25, 68, 27, 15 and 421 . . . Herrington Lake in the South and Frankfort, the capital in the West. Home of the Clays and Breckinridge ... of an Old South tradition . . . great thoroughbreds . . . hospitality and friendliness. This is Kentucky . . . area of 40,395 square miles ... of mansions and shacks . . . weaving, tobacco, industry, famous distilleries and coal fields. Homes of Lincoln, Foster, Boone, Davis, Barkley and Vinson. Decorated with broad rivers and beautiful lakes . . . historic churches . . . state parks and national wonders . . . the changing panorama of mountain, meadow, river and lake down the length and across the breadth of the state. Echoing noises of the mellow bugling ... of a fox hound baying in the hollow just over the hill ... a horse stomping to the finish line. This is a way of life that includes and inspires a philosophy of enjoyment ... of happiness.