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This is a typical post card sent out on Thanksgiving; such cards were an important means of communication. Families would exchange well wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving or any other occasion. Many beautiful postcards still exist and are a joy to look at. As this card proclaims a Happy Thanksgiving so my family would like to wish your family a HAPPY THANKSGIVING. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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This is a feature called Dots and Dashes by Readem N. Weep from the March 24, 1938 Advocate. Highlights from the article include: Davis High School representing Tucker County at the State Tournament in Buckhannon More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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This is a photo of the Keystone Company‚Äôs Kindling-Wood Factory from Hambleton, WV Dated March 1910. The plant was built in 1901 and was located at the end of the bridge over the Black Fork River. The river can More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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This is a hospital statement from a Dr. S. M. Lilienfeld of Parsons. His office hours were 10 am to 1 pm daily except Sunday and Thursday. He also held hours on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7 to 8 pm. The phone More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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This is a copy of a report card that some folks may remember. These cards were used in first through eighth grade. The cards were issued at the end of each school month and school lasted for nine months. The thought More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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This is a picture of the R. W. Evans Harness Shop of Parsons. I was not able to locate information on the shop. It appears that Mr. Evans must have removed from Tucker County. The previous several weeks, were pictures More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
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