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    • Gladeview School (Colored)

    • Schools; Rural schools; Teenagers; School children; Students; Country life; African Americans; Automobiles
    • Group of African American children and teenagers stand in front of Gladeville Colored School off Bradyville Pike. An old automobile is in view. Sepia tone.
    • Alvin C. York story -- prize of the rifle shoot

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles; Turkeys
    • John Conaster, Woody York, an unidentified boy, and an unidentified man pose in the woods with the prize, a turkey that was evidently shot by Mr. Conaster at this rifle shoot. Mr. Conaster is holding his rifle, and the child is standing behind the...
    • Alvin C. York story -- another tries his hand

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • A man wearing a hat is lying on the ground holding a rifle, the barrel of which rests on a log. Another man stands to his left. Jesse Lasky is among the ten other men and boys who also appear in the photograph.
    • Alvin C. York story -- seven contestants with rifles

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • Twelve men are in the photograph, seven of them contestants. Six long rifles are visible. The last man on the right is holding the target, which is attached to a wooden board. The target itself is a small piece of paper or cardboard (perhaps 6...
    • Alvin C. York story -- drawing a bead

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • A man in hat and glasses is lying on the ground holding a rifle, with the barrel of the rifle resting on a log. A second man is sitting to his left with a long straight stick in his left hand. Eight other men and boys also appear in the photograph...
    • Alvin C.York story -- most picturesque man present

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • A very tall, smiling, middle-aged man from one side. He is wearing a shirt and bib overalls and carries a long rifle over his left shoulder and a canvas satchel and powder horn under his right arm. Seven other men are visible as well.
    • Alvin C. York story -- shoot is over

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • Ten men face the camera in a clearing, all but the youngest wearing hats, one quite large. The largest two men stand in front of the others. Only two guns can be seen. The largest man wears bib overalls with extra material added at the cuffs.
    • Alvin C. York story -- Several locals beside the creek

    • Rural areas; Country life; Rifles
    • Five men are standing in a rocky area near a creek that flows from a cave. All but one of the men are wearing overalls. The man nearest the creek has a rifle in his right hand and the man beside him may be with the film crew. He wears a pith helmet...
    • Alvin C. York story -- gathering for rifle shoot

    • Rural areas; Country life
    • Forty or more men and women are gathered in a wooded area for a rifle shoot. Two young girls, who appear to be between 8 and 12, are also in attendance. The older girl is holding a camera. The ground is covered in leaves, and the trees are bare of...
    • Alvin C. York story -- mountain couple, cabin

    • Rural areas; Country life
    • A small, run-down cabin with an old stone chimney on the left. An elderly man and woman are standing in front of the open doorway. He is stooped and holding a cane. She has a crutch under each arm. Both appear to be dressed in their best. Behind...
    • Alvin C. York story -- Hillside farm

    • Rural areas; Country life
    • A small hillside farmhouse reached by a deeply rutted road, with fist-sized stones placed in the deepest ruts. No powerlines or chimneys are in evidence, only a pipe sticking out of the roof. One small window and door can be seen. A little girl...
    • Alvin C. York story -- mountain man's house

    • Rural areas; Country Life
    • A man with a long stick (4 or more feet) in his hands sits on the stoop of a rough wooden cabin. He wears frayed and patched overalls with a shirt, suit jacket, and hat. A small blond boy between 6 and 8 is standing on the ground near the left...
    • Alvin C. York story -- log barn

    • Rural areas; Country life; Barns
    • A small blonde boy who appears to be between 6 and 8 years of age stands with producer Jesse L. Lasky in front of a small barn with a gabled roof. Both the barn and its roof appear to be in good repair. Hanging on either side of the barn door are a...

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