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Decoration Day, Monday, May 30, 1892

Here is an article about the Decoration Day observance at the old Marion cemetery on Monday, May 30, 1892.

Decoration Day

Twenty Minutes at Fredonia - September 25, 1890

Here is an article about Fredonia from the September 25, 1890 Crittenden Press:

Twenty Minutes at Fredonia

 

Marion Brass Band - September 18, 1890

Here is an article about the Marion Brass Band from the September 18, 1890 Crittenden Press.

The Year 1902 in Local History

THE YEAR 1902 IN LOCAL HISTORY.

Events That Have Transpired in Crittenden and Livingston Counties During the Past Twelve Months.

GATHERED FROM THE FILES OF THE PRESS.

Crittenden Press. (Marion, Ky.) 1879-1907, January 8, 1903, Image 2 - Chronicling America - The Library of Congress.

Illustrated Edition - August 16, 1894

Illustrated Edition - August 16, 1894

The August 16, 1894 issue of the Crittenden Press is a twelve page, three part "Illustrated Edition" containing information about Crittenden County's agricultural resources; its educational, religious and business institutions; biographical sketches of prominent people; and a review of the value of our mineral wealth.

 

Part First. Part Second. Part Third.

Page 1

Page 5

Page 9

Page 2

Page 6

Page 10

Page 3

Page 7

Page 11

Page 4

Page 8

Page 12


Guide to Civilian Organizations Crittenden County Kentucky

I found an interesting document on the Kentucky Digital Library website regarding civilian organizations of Crittenden County.  This document was prepared by the WPA in December of 1942.

Here is the document:  Guide to Civilian Organizations Crittenden County Kentucky

New Canada and Stembridge Photo Gallery

Here are some Canada and Stembridge photos that I was fortunate to be given last week.  They are from Mildred Crowell.  She is the granddaughter of Ike and Addie (Canada) Stembridge.

Remember to LOGIN to view them.

http://steveeskew.com/my-photo-gallery-page/mildred-crowells-photos/

Book Sale! $5.00 Off List Price Thru May 31, 2015 (Except Kindle Edition)

Crittenden County, Kentucky
Obituaries and Death Notices

A Five Volume Series

 

Volume I 1886-1899

This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of The Crittenden Press dating from 1886 through 1899.  It includes obituaries and death notices from Crittenden and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

 

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Volume II 1900-1905

This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of The Crittenden Press dating from 1900 through 1905.  It includes obituaries and death notices from Crittenden and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

 

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Volume III 1906-1911

This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of The Crittenden Press, the Crittenden=Record Press, the Twice-a-Week Record-Press and the Crittenden Record-Press dating from 1906 through 1911.  It includes obituaries and death notices from Crittenden and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

 

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Volume IV 1912-1917

This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of the Crittenden Record-Press dating from 1912 through 1917.  It includes obituaries and death notices from Crittenden and surrounding counties in Kentucky.

 

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Volume V 1918-1922 Plus Addendum For 1904-1907

This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of the Crittenden Record-Press dating from 03 January 1918 through 29 August 1918 and issues of The Crittenden Press dating from 07 August 1919 through 22 December 1922. An Addendum is located at the end of this volume and includes issues of The Crittenden Record dating from 15 July 1904 through 08 February 1907 which were made available after Volume II and Volume III were published.

 

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