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The Early Years #4 of 5


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View from Across the Waters
This shot clearly shows East Main, Baker Hill, the old high school and surrounding area. ca. Early 1920s(?)

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ACME Shoe Shop
Owner Moses Lasslo (seen here with son Jay) opened this store in 1924. It later became Lasslo Jewelry and was one of Main street's oldest businesses when it closed in 2000.
October, 1925 - ACME Shoes (70KB)
View from front of store (76KB)

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Sizemore's Grocery (1923) was located on Rockaway/Cedar Streets and owned by Henry and Betty Sizemore.

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Horse and Buggy and Automobiles
Interesting shot of Main Street taken in the mid-1920s showing the slow transition between the use of horses and wagons and gasoline-powered trucks and cars.

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Teachers, Teachers, Teachers
Panoramic picture of Perry county teachers gathered on Main Street 1926. Be sure to use the scroll bars on your web browser to see the entire photograph.

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The Combs Hotel 1925
This hotel was better known as the Grand Hotel. See additional interior shots below

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Tea Room
The Yellow Lantern Tea Room located in the Combs Hotel.

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Front Desk ca. 1926
Lee Daniel - manager of the Combs Motel.
This establishment was gutted by a December 1928 fire that killed five people.

Courtesy Peoples Bank & Trust

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Classic Photo 1928
The billboard features silent screen star Mary Pickford.
A "colorized" version of this photograph by Sanders Petrey hung in Don's Restaurant for many years

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On Horseback
Dudley Goodlette and Dewey Daniel, ca. 1923, on High street. The Virginia Theatre poster in the background is for "Peacock Alley" starring Mae Murray

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Post Office 1920s
The Hazard post office staff with names

courtesy Peoples Bank and Trust
Newspaper Article 1929

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Junior Orchestra 1929
The Broadway School. This building is still in use by the Hazard school district

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Seniors 1929
The Hazard High School graduating class in front of their school on Baker Hill

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Cabin and Farm
Believed to be on right fork of Maces Creek
Courtesy Peoples Bank & Trust

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Model T Near Tracks 
Old truck with passengers beside train station. Year and passengers unknown.
submitted by Shirley Fuller Watson

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