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three girls

This is a photo of May, Mary and Kate Dove. They had a brother Theadore “Ted” and another sister Daria. They were children of Abraham Lincoln Dove and Virginia Thompson Dove. May Dove married Arthur Cooper, Mary Dove married Leo Harper, Kate Dove married Clyde Harman, Daria Dove married Charlie Wyant and Theadore “Ted” Dove married Jessie Cooper More...

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Sunflower
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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Sunflower

This is a picture of Sunflower who played on WWVA and the Jamboree for a number of years.  Sunflower was born in Davis on October 23,1919 and her given name was Mary Calvas.( I have not been able to track that More...

post card Albert WV
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Turner’s Tidbits – August 12, 2015

This is a generic postcard made available to allow a location to have their name printed in the blank spot. These were often found in a variety of types; some had the name written in glitter for example. The card More...

Horse loggers bw
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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July 15, 2015

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 More...

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...