Wilmore, Kentucky photographic collection

Abstract

The Wilmore, Kentucky photographic collection (dated 1902-1939; 0.25 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of 42 gelatin silver copy prints of photographs of Wilmore, Kentucky detailing the architecture downtown and the after effects of the 1911 fire.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Wilmore, Kentucky photographic collection
Extent
0.25 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Architecture -- Kentucky
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid input by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
96pa105: [identification of item], Wilmore, Kentucky photographic collection, 1902-1939, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Wilmore, Kentucky photographic collection (dated 1902-1939; 0.25 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of 42 gelatin silver copy prints of photographs of Wilmore, Kentucky detailing the architecture downtown and the after effects of the 1911 fire. Negatives of the prints are also included.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Man standing on covered porch of wooden building, Kentucky, various tools on porch, wooden sidewalk in front of building, undated

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Man leaning against case with various items, assorted goods on shelves behind him, man with hat examining something, sign reading Majestic prominently placed , undated

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Eight men all wearing hats and standing in front of or on construction, three boys with hats and one girl with hat standing in front, construction is brick building , undated

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View over houses and fields, undated

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View over houses and fields, more trees, undated

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View down street, women walking on sidewalk, cars parked on both sides of street, sign reading HC , undated

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Car parked in front of shop, left window reads Gillispie Bros Groceries, right window reads Gillispie Bros Dry Goods, some machine with hose running off is in left side of picture , undated

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Car parked in front of shop, left window reads Gillispie Bros Groceries, right window reads Gillispie Bros Dry Goods, upper windows read Vegetables, Choice Foods, Meats, Groceries, stairway running up side of building , undated

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Inside view of shop, various spices behind counter, food in front of register, boxes of Kellogg's Corn Flakes on top shelf, sign reading Harvest Time Sale, man standing in far right corner , undated

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Train car with man wearing hat sitting inside, woman with hat walking towards steps, man with hat standing between steps , undated

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Light-colored house in shade, sidewalk leading to covered front porch, small bushes and trees on side of house, small wooden structure in far left , undated

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View of houses, front center house has a tilled garden, house on left has a clothesline, house on back right has a car, powerline in foreground , undated

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View over fields, railroad track, houses and buildings, some crops growing to right of tracks, powerline running to left along tracks , undated

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Sixteen men and four boys all wearing hats, working on some project, with wooden planks, large wooden barrel with ladder, with two houses in background , undated

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Closer view of houses and large building with garage, six cars and one truck parked along street, two trucks and one car parked on near side of railroad track, power line in front center , undated

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Dozens of men standing along sidewalk and in muddy street, all wearing hats, multiple horses and carriages in foreground and standing along street, sign reading Lunch Room Dinner 30 Cents , undated

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Ten men standing on small railroad cart, two railroad tracks, train car in background, train station with sign reading Wilmore , powerline running in front of station , undated

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Dozens of men standing or sitting on fence outside of building, most watching large gray draft horse in middle, two large houses in background , undated

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Six African-American men and boys and two white men sitting on two railroad carts, man second from left holding small bucket, another bucket between two white men , undated

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View over trailroad tracks and station, houses and large buildings in background, timber laying next to tracks, horse walking out from behind railroad car on left , undated

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Light-colored house with overgrown front yard, gate at end of walkway, two buildings to right of house, powerline running over road in front of house, house at the end of a T in the road , undated

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Four men standing in front of gas pumps, sign over roof reading Al--- Products, sign hanging from roof reads Exide Batteries Authorized Dealer, pumps are Aetna Gasoline 19 cents and Aetna 22 cents , undated

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Street with multiple cars parked along sidewalk, signs reading Rexall Drugs Soda, Drugs, ---re Real Estate Co 2nd Floor, railroad crossing in distance on far right , undated

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Men walking along sidewalk and sitting on stoop, cars parked along street, signs reading Restaurant, Dixie, Guyn's, window reads Lumber and Hardware, undated

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Older woman in light-colored dress with pinstrips, hair is pulled back, older man wearing dark suit with collared shirt and tie, both are wearing glasses, standing in front of a large tree , undated

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Multiple men standing along sidewalk and in street, three boys standing next to man riding horse, horse and buggy walking along street, stable in background with sign reading J.R. Prather Livery Feed and Sale Stable, sign on stable reads Bon Bon, powerlines running on both sides of street, 1906

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Six white men and five African-American men standing behind train tracks with railroad cart in front of them, train cars along track behind, man second from right holding pick axe over shoulder , 1902

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Train coming into station, men and women standing on platform awaiting train, truck also on platform, houses in distance, caption on bottom of photo reads South-bound Southern Train Entering Wilmore, KY , undated

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Eight men standing in front of cars and fire station, all wearing fire-fighting uniforms and hats, sign on building on right reads Circus , undated

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Shot down busy street with many full cars, banner over street reading Welcome, powerlines on both sides of road , undated

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Some type of trench with stones lying in and around it, man standing in trench and another man standing behind him, car parked along fence, one building and five houses behind them, notation at bottom of photo reads In Wilmore, KY, 1939, back of photo reads Photo Post Card, 1939

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View of large trench being cut out with wooden supports over it and various stones ling in and around trench, very muddy, multiple men in dstiance, road and houses to left of photo, buildings to right, notation on back of photo reads Photo Post Card , undated

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Large brick building with awning, six men standing underneath, two men standing near horse and carriage, sign atop building reads J.R. Alexander, powerlines running along building, notation on back of photo reads 100 E Main Street still in use, undated

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Two mean leaning against glass cabinet, various can and boxes line shelves, box on top shelf reads Candied --- Figs, lots of papers stacked on left top shelf, notation on back reads Wilmore Mercantile Co, undated

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Ten men standing in front of covered porch, dog jumping on man second from left, two women standing behind men on porch, painted on eaves reads Hotel Blenheim on both sides of porch, notation on back of photo reads Blenheim Hotel burned 1911, located near railroad on same side as City Hall, undated

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Man with mustache standing alone under awning, two shops located in building, notation on back of photo reads Built about 1903 , undated

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Large truck with P.C. Mitch painted on front bumper parked in front of house, man climbing up ladder to join another on roof, men and woman watching from ground, powerline running over the house, undated

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View over field and small crops, dark truck parked in foreground next to road, houses and barns on far side of field , undated

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View over train tracks, more modern cars and two trucks on far side of tracks, large brick building with nearby sign reading Ashland, notation on back of photo reading Present view of town from same location, undated

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Remains of building after a fire, large chimney still standing next to powerline, stone foundations only thing remaining, group of people standing near a cart, undamaged houses in background, notation on back of photo reads Downtown Wilmore after fire of 1911, house in upper left now faces S. Maple St, City Hall near where stone foundation is showing, note group of people near center of photo, undated

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Shot of side of train station, small sign on roof reads Wilmore, more modern cars to left of photo , undated

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View over train tracks, fenced in area behind track connecting to two low buildings, houses and more buildings in distance , undated

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The Special Collections Research Center has transitioned to online delivery of library services. For updates and more information about remote services and resources, visit the UK Libraries COVID-19 Updates page.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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