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In preparing the special Woman's Edition of the Kentucky Register to raise money for the Pattie A. Clay Infirmary back in September, 1897, an article was written which contained several ladies' replies to the question, "What would you do if you were…

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On the last three days of the year 1921, crowds of persons continually jammed the Madison County Clerks office all day long, keeping the clerks busy throughout their working hours. What was happening? Back in the 1920's, state law had all the…

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Two-thirds of a century ago, back in 1924, the City of Richmond had a running fuss with an insurance company regarding fire insurance rates for, of all things, the fire department itself. In December 1917, the city had obtained a $2,500 five-year…

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A friend of ours recently gave us a copy of the February 25, 1930 issue of The Eastern Progress, the student newspaper of Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College. The news of 62 years ago was interesting enough that we thought we would share some of…

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September 3, 1937—“Richmond Well Suited for Moderate Size Industrial Concern"

With a population of nearly 7,000 inhabitants, Richmond -the only urban community in Madison County - presents an ensemble of the county's richness within its city…

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September 4, 1937--“Exceptional Educational Opportunities Available in Madison County.”

"Madison County; from its one-room schools to its two nationally known colleges, provides educational opportunities for its own and others.

“Of the…

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Here are three interesting news stories from May of 1939 as reported in the Richmond Daily Register. On Monday, May 8, 1939, Richmond attorney C.C. Wallace, spoke to the Richmond Exchange Club at their weekly meeting at the Colyer's Tea Room on…

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