Looking Back, Dec. 25

Published 9:13 am Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Editor’s note: The black and white photographs are from The Advocate-Messenger archives at Boyle County Public Library.

BE KSD buildingsA wintery scene shows the campus at Kentucky School for the Deaf covered with layer of snow. An automobile parked on the street appears to be a 1940 model. The photographer is not known.


AM KY State Hosp Christmas2Charles A. Thomas, a long-time photographer for The Advocate-Messenger, took photos of Christmas and other events in Boyle County. Featured are two of his Christmas photographs at Kentucky State Hospital. The date is not available. A traditional Christmas tree is being admired by hospital officials and a large group of nurses in a hallway. Danville Practical of Nursing held classes at the hospital. The hospital was open from 1946 until it closed in 1977.
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Four strings of lights were hung from the top of main building.