The 1984 collection of Madison’s Heritage features different series on Richmond businesses of the past. There is a lengthy series on old downtown businesses of the 1920-50 eras and a series on Richmond businesses of 1958 based on a city directory. There is also a lengthy and interesting series on outstanding men of Richmond and Richmond businesses based on information gathered from 1910 issue of the Richmond Climax newspaper. “Famous Poet Once Taught at Eastern” profiles former Eastern professor and Kentucky poet laureate James Thomas Cotton Noe. Several articles also feature information from different local church publications.