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Walter Kenneth Clore photographs , circa 1915

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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

Title

Walter Kenneth Clore photographs

Date

circa 1915

Repository

University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections

Arrangement

This collection is arranged according to its original order.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

1999ua018: [identification of item], Walter Kenneth Clore photographs , University of Kentucky Archives.

Extent

0.04 cubic feet (1 box):57 items

Abstract

Photographs of circa 1915 University of Kentucky student life.

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.

Subjects

  • Clore, Walter Kenneth, ?-1972.
  • University of Kentucky.
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
  • Manners and customs --Kentucky -- Lexington.
  • Women -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
  • Photograph albums.

Collection Inventory

unidentified woman
[box: 1, item: 1] browse
"Virginia" photograph containing 2 women and a man, one of the women has an arrow pointing to her identifying her as Virginia
[box: 1, item: 4] browse
uncut row of 4 photographs of an unidentified woman (side view, reading a book, talking on phone, and holding flowers) appears to be the same woman as in item #3
[box: 1, item: 7] browse
"Harry Clare, Naomi Bruce" a man, woman, and horse (the photograph has detached from the scrapbook page)
[box: 1, item: 9] browse
group portrait, some are holding kitchen items; unidentified woman; uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is holding a tennis racket in one of the photographs
[box: 1, item: 11] browse
an unidentified man, standing on the side of the street, crowd of people behind him on the sidewalk
[box: 1, item: 12] browse
unidentified woman; uncut row of 3 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is holding a parasol in one picture, and wearing hats in the 2 other pictures
[box: 1, item: 13] browse
appears to be of a flooded neighborhood
[box: 1, item: 14] browse
appears to be of a flooded street with business
[box: 1, item: 15] browse
unidentified woman wearing a straw hat; uncut row of 4 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is holding a tennis racket, talking on a phone, holding a parasol, and wearing an elaborate hat
[box: 1, item: 16] browse
uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified young girl, hands behind her head in one picture; unidentified woman holding a tennis racket; unidentified woman wearing what a appears to be straw cowboy hat; uncut row of 2 photographs, an unidentified woman in one of the photographs and two unidentified woman in the other
[box: 1, item: 17] browse
unidentified man
[box: 1, item: 19] browse
unidentified woman holding a Cincinnati pendent; unidentified woman, has her hands behind her head; uncut row of 3 photographs of an unidentified man, a profile view of him in a bowler, a more frontal view without a hat, and a profile view of him wearing a floppy hat bandana and pointing a toy gun at himself
[box: 1, item: 19] browse
a view through the trees, can see several houses in the background
[box: 1, item: 20] browse
Three unidentified women in a haystack; unidentified man talking on a phone; unidentified man wearing a hat
[box: 1, item: 21] browse
unidentified woman wearing a top hat; unidentified young girl, her hand is on her ear; unidentified woman holding a plaid umbrella; unidentified young girl wearing a hat
[box: 1, item: 23] browse
3 unidentified men sitting in 2 canoes
[box: 1, item: 25] browse
an unidentified man is diving into the water, there are 2 unidentified people in the background
[box: 1, item: 26] browse
4 tents set up with trees around them, 2 unidentified people in the photograph as well
[box: 1, item: 27] browse
2 unidentified woman standing on what appears to be train tracks, wearing hats
[box: 1, item: 29] browse
3 unidentified men (appear to be the same men as in image #35) sitting in a canoe
[box: 1, item: 31] browse
unidentified man in what appears to be a military uniform (the photograph has detached from the scrapbook page)
[box: 1, item: 33] browse
an unidentified man and woman riding in a horse drawn carriage
[box: 1, item: 35] browse
"Kenneth Clore" a group portrait of men(4 men) and woman (12 women) sitting on steps, there is an arrow identifying one of the men as Kenneth Clore
[box: 1, item: 37] browse
a blurry image of a group of unidentified men and women sitting around a table outside under a tent; an unidentified woman holding up her skirts and walking along a wooded path
[box: 1, item: 39] browse
a group of 3 unidentified women, appear to be standing on rocks; a group of 5 unidentified men in a lake or pond
[box: 1, item: 41] browse
uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is wearing an elaborate hat in one picture and holding a parasol in the other picture; uncut row of 2 photographs of an unidentified woman, she is wearing a bonnet in one picture, and the other is a profile view of her reading a book
[box: 1, item: 43] browse
an unidentified woman standing next to a pillar on the porch
[box: 1, item: 44] browse
an unidentified older woman bending over, carrying 2 buckets; "Earl Clore" sitting on a horse, with tents set up in the background
[box: 1, item: 45] browse
unidentified women and a man
[box: 1, item: 47] browse