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Wright Hotel -

Postcard showing the Wright Hotel of Auburn, KY. 14 x 8 cm.

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Shoe Repair Shop - Pedigo, Sam

Real photo postcard showing three men standing in shoe shop near machines. The card is addressed to Mr. W. H. Wilson, Woodburn Ky with the message: Dear sir you can get your boots Monday the 28/Resp [respectfully] yours/Sam Pedigo R. F. D. 1. The names written on back in ink: Mr. Howard Wilson and Mr. Cleford Chapman [Clifford Chapman?]

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Records - City of Bowling Green

City of Bowling Green building permits number 2 - 59, 1895-1898. Information includes name, address, type of building, type of building materials, number of rooms, cost, estimated time until completion, dimensions, etc.

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Papers - Pyle, John William, 1839-1908

Letter, 29 June 1876, from John William Pyle, Bowling Green, Kentucky to C.E. Hartung & Co., New York City, requesting an assortment of hair be shipped to his Bowling Green firm.

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Records - Martin, Tom

Chiefly deeds, leases and mortgages for land near the corner of 10th and Center Streets in downtown Bowling Green; includes a small survey map of the area done in 1945

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Papers - Jureka, Theresa and Bob Wallace

Transcription of interviews conducted by Theresa Jureka and Bob Wallace related to Bowling Green, Kentucky's Main Street. Also, a Main Street timeline 1886-1959.

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Records - Taylor, Carrie Burnam, 1855-1917

Minute book of the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company, Bowling Green. Includes some financial information and related correspondence.

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Papers - Centers, Janice Faye Walker

"A Kentucky Dressmaker, Mrs. A. H. (Carrie) Taylor: An Examination of Her Role in Fashion at the Turn of the Century," M.S. thesis submitted by Janice Faye Walker Centers to WKU Department of Home Economics and Family Living. Includes typescripts of correspondence with descendants of Taylor and her customers.

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Papers - Jureka, Theresa L.

"Women and Work at the Turn of the Century: The Mrs. A. H. Taylor Dressmaking Company," M.A. thesis submitted by Theresa L. Jureka ot WKU Department of Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies.

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Records - Thirty-One W Garage

Account book of 31-W Garage, 95 State Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky, recording charges for sales and service. Includes a customer receipt.

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Records - Philip R. Manley & Brother Funeral Home (Rochester, KY)

Undertaking account book, undertaker's licenses (4), and other related items from the Philp R. Manley & Brother Funeral Home in Rochester, Butler County, Kentucky

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Papers - Pope, Leemon

Partial courtship letter, written from Galveston, Texas, possibly by Leemon Pope. He writes of his church attendance, his business associates and his success in his work at an insurance company.

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Papers - Hines Family

War of 1812 letters, 1814-1815 (3), written by James Hines to his wife, also deeds and will; John Hines papers pertaining to selling and employing slaves, 1823-1840 (3); and correspondence, etc., 1856-1879 (27) of John Henry Hines, from Johnson Island, Ohio prisoner of war camp. The Hines family migrated from Virginia to Bowling Green, Kentucky. Various other family items are in the collection.

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Papers - Finley, Bill G.

Architectural drawings for "A New Commercial Development, Scottsville Road at Cave Mill Road...for Travelsted Realty Company"; set includes architectural, topographical, section, utility, plumbing, sprinkler, heating, lighting drawings.

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Records - Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917

Payroll book of the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company, a Bowling Green dressmaking firm, listing names of employees, number of days worked per week, and pay rates. Includes a 1992 letter advising of the death of the donor of the book.

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Papers - Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917

Correspondence relating to the Mrs. A. H. Taylor Company, a Bowling Green, Kentucky dressmaking firm. Includes letters from customers and a measurement questionnaire. A letter by an unidentified writer recommends the wages paid by Mrs. Taylor. Includes transcriptions of the letters made by Western Kentucky University student Theresa L. Jureka for her 1983 thesis on Taylor, and one unrelated letter from a father to his son.

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Records - Park City Coal Company

Consists of two account books for the Park City Coal Company of Bowling Green, Kentucky: 1901-1902 and 1909-1910. Entries list the purchases of coal by individuals and businesses as well as company expenses and cash on hand.

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Papers - Tabor Dry Goods Store - Hartford, Kentucky

Day books, account books, and invoice books of Pardon Winfield Tabor's dry goods store in Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky. Includes some druggists' prescription forms and farm records of his son, Earl P. Tabor.

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Papers - Kininmonth and Brother - Rochester, Kentucky

Two account books and day book of Kininmonth and Brother, dealers in general merchandise, Rochester, Butler County, Kentucky.

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Papers - Franklin Presbyterian Church - Franklin, Kentucky

Correspondence, budgets, financial information and miscellaneous historical data relating to Franklin Presbyterian Church, Franklin, Kentucky (formerly College Street Presbyterian Church), compiled by Stella Harris for a 1960 history of the church.