White males choosing the wrong path in Kentucky. Booze, guns and money are not your friend.
The boy is probably Lora Thacker of Raccoon Hollow [Harlan County], Kentucky, who had been unable to stand upright until he was taken by Dr. Arthur Shade Jones, eastern head of the Kentucky Crippled Children Commission, to Stephenson orthopedic hospital in Ashland, Kentucky. Jean Thomas took an interest in him, and in Dr. Jones’ work, […]
Aunt Suzanne Johnson, Caney Creek, Ky. An old woman wearing a head scarf stands with hands on hips outside a log cabin. http://digital.library.louisville.edu/collections/jthom/
Annabel Morris and Jean Thomas (wearing tam) stand behind fiddler Jilson Setters (a pseudonym for James William (J.W.) Day, 1860-1942). Item no. 1979.33.0310 in the Jean Thomas, The Traipsin’ Woman, Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.
Taylorsville, Kentucky. Men sitting in front of courthouse.
Wet boy standing outside with arms outstretched. The Cornett Family. Leatherwood, Kentucky.
A rest stop for Greyhound bus passengers on the way from Louisville, Kentucky, to Nashville, Tennessee, with separate accommodations for colored passengers. September, 1943