A trail in the mountains. On the right there are telephone poles, benches or parts of a fence, and steps that may lead to a cave or a cliff dwelling. This may be near Pikes Peak in Colorado. Title supplied by cataloger.
A group of girls, or young women, pose on a hill in the woods. They appear to be wearing uniforms or gym clothes (bloomers). See ULPA 1982_001_626 for an image of another woman dressed in a similar fashion. She may be the same woman who is second from the right in the back row in this photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
A small child, probably Mary McMurray, who died of leukemia shortly after this picture was taken, stands in a wagon or wooden box. A log cabin home is in the background. The baby's father, H. L. McMurray was a Baptist preacher and co-founder of Mamre Baptist College, which became Oneida Baptist Institute. McMurray also taught at the school the first year, but because the early teachers sometimes worked months without pay, he had to resign to provide for his large family.
The South Fork of the Kentucky River below the mouth of Bullskin Creek in from of Oneida. Lee Combs' farm is across the river at left. The peak in the center was later named Mount Denison "as a tribute to the influences of Denison University [which Professor Burns attended for eight months] and its faculty and friends have had on the Oneida Institute.
A panoramic view of Oneida from across the river in winter. This item is comprised of three photographs (ULPA 1982_001_542, ULPA 1982_001_543, ULPA 1982_001_544). The Big Store is the white building in the upper left section. Marvin Hall, with the bell tower, sits on the hill. Hamp Coldiron's farm is in the left section of the center frame. Carnahan Hall is the three-story brick building on the right and McMurray Hall is the two story building in the center of the right section. See ULPA 1982_001_161 for a view from the other side of the river. Title supplied by cataloger.
Hearth in log cabin owned by Samuel W. Hegan, father of Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, author of "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch." A kettle hangs on the left side of the fireplace and other personal items decorate the room. Inscription on the mantel reads, "Welcome to our old Kentucky Home." Cabin was located near Jacob's Park, then south of Louisville, Kentucky. The park is now named Iroquois Park and is part of the Louisville Metropolitan area. See ULPA 1982_001_587, ULPA 1982_001_682, ULPA 1982_001_683, ULPA 1982_001_684, ULPA 1982_001_685 and ULPA 1982_001_686 for other views of the Hegan cabin. Title supplied by cataloger.
A mule-drawn wagon full of merchandise is stuck in the mud on the road to Oneida. The drivers and observers appear to be sharing a laugh. Professor James Anderson Burns, in a derby hat, is on the right.