Jackson family photographs

Abstract

The Jackson family photographs (dated 1865-1961, undated; 0.07 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of photographs documenting the Jackson family of Johns Creek in Pike County, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jackson family photographs
Date
1865-1961, undated (inclusive)
Extent
0.07 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Baptism
Education -- Appalachian Region
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2004av074: [identification of item], Jackson family photographs, 1865-1961, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dr. Robert Leslie Jackson (1838-1916) was a physician who lived in Johns Creek, Pike County. Kentucky. He was married to Lorena Shelton; they had five children, including John M. Jackson, Robert W. Jackson, Elizabeth Jackson Hunt, and Lena Jackson Collinsworth. Robert Winfield Jackson (1871-1936) was a teacher in Johns Creek. He married Cora Mims; they had one daughter Gretis. On June 2, 1901, he married Laura Elkins, daughter of Jeff and Marinda Maynard Elkins. Their children were Robert Jerome, Opal, Blake, Tom, and Alley.
Scope and Content
The Jackson family photographs (dated 1865-1961, undated; 0.07 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of photographs documenting the Jackson family of Johns Creek in Pike County, Kentucky. Notable photographs include a tintype of Dr. Robert L. Jackson; two photographs of Robert W. Jackson with his students; and a photograph of a baptism held in Johns Creek.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Dr. Robert L. Jackson tintype, 1865

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Dr. Robert L. Jackson photograph of framed portrait, 1961 November

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Robert W. Jackson (five years old, sitting on rock near the water's edge to the right of the baptism) at baptismal service in Johns Creek, circa 1905

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Robert W. Jackson (right) and students, undated

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Gretis Jackson and unidentified, elderly African-American woman, undated

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Lena Jackson Collinsworth (daughter of Dr. Robert L. Jackson) and her husband Mose Collinsworth, undated

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Marie Jackson daughter of Robert W. Jackson at three days old, circa 1907

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Jeffrey Elkins, great grandfather of Bonnie Jeanne Jackson Slater, undated

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Eva Shockey Maynard (Cherokee) great grandmother of Bonnie Jeanne Jackson Slater, undated

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Robert W. Jackson (sixth from right, back) with students and faculty of unknown school, undated

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Dr. John M. Jackson son of Dr. Robert L. Jackson, undated

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