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July 15, 2015

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This is a photo of Stephen Harvey Murphy and Thomas Bright. Harvey was married to Orpha Ann Bright. Orpha was a daughter of Thomas Wesley and Martha Alice Cooper Bright. Thomas and Martha Alice were married by Asa Harman at the home of Jesse Harman. They lived in Randolph and Tucker Counties only. Thomas went to Kansas in 1886 to seek his fortune and More...

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Pine Ridge Dance Hall
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
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Pine Ridge Dance Hall

Pine Ridge Dance Hall This is a photo from one of the followers of the Tidbits of our History. This shows The Pine Ridge Dance Land. It was operated by Cecil Goff; he and his wife Jean and their two children lived More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
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Parsons High School Vo Ag Boys at Horse Shoe Park

This is a photo submitted by a follower of this feature of the newspaper. It shows a group of Parsons High School Vo Ag Boys at Horse Shoe Park taken June 1966.  It appears as though they may be playing baseball. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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10 inch oil lamp

  This is a photo of a 10 inch oil lamp marked Souvenir or Lead Mine. Leadmine gained fame when four men stopped to camp overnight before going on to Parsons. The men were: Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John More...

Fairfax Club
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Fairfax Club at Fairfax Stone

This photo is labeled Fairfax Club at Fairfax Stone taken in 1925.  I don’t know any of the gentlemen in the photo but it is really a nice picture and notice the cars in the background. According to records, More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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1920 Camping Trip

This is a group of girls who found the summer in 1920 as ideal for a camping trip. The girls were: Marie Lipscomb, Colleen and Euphama Ford, Lola Wilson, Ava Smith, Ruth Wood, Elsie and Minnie Daniels. They were More...

Commenence Exercises 2
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
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Commencement Exercises for Thomas High Schoo

This is a copy of the Commencement Exercises for Thomas High School held at the Thomas High School Gymnasium on Wednesday, May 24, 1944 at 8 P.M. The Sponsors were Virginia Boyer and Mary Taylor. The class colors More...

Bill Bonner
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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William Stuart Bonner

This is a photo of William Stuart Bonner. He was a son of Asa and Melvina Bonner of the Flanagan Hill Area.  He worked in the woods cutting trees and the like until he entered the Military.  He enrolled in the More...