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Wah Wah Jones, 1946

Wallace "Wah-Wah" Jones caught Bill Boller's 11-yard pass for a touchdown during Kentucky football's 70-0 win over Xavier Oct. 5, 1946 at Stoll Field. Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones, widely considered the greatest all-around athlete in UK history, played both football and basketball for the Cats. As such, he held the distinction of playing for two lionized coaches: Adolph Rupp in basketball and Paul “Bear” Bryant in football. On the gridiron Jones was was an all-Southeastern Conference player and on the hardwood he was a member of the Fabulous Five, the basketball team that in 1948 won the first of UK’s eight national championships.

Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones caught Bill Boller’s 11-yard pass for a touchdown during the University of Kentucky’s 70-0 win over Xavier on Oct. 5, 1946, at Stoll Field. Jones, widely considered the greatest all-around athlete in UK history, played both football and basketball for the Cats. He held the distinction of playing for two lionized coaches: Adolph Rupp in basketball and Paul “Bear” Bryant in football. On the gridiron, Jones was an all-Southeastern Conference player, and on the hardwood he was a member of the Fabulous Five, the basketball team that in 1948 won the first of UK’s eight national championships.

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Halloween, 1980

David McCall, left, and Sean Maness get frightned by UK student Kathryn Poe who was dressed as a witch at a Lexington haunted house on Halloween, Oct. 31, 1980. Photo by David Perry | staff

David McCall, left, and Sean Maness were frightened by University of Kentucky student Kathryn Poe, who was dressed as a witch at a Lexington haunted house on Oct. 31, 1980.  Photo by David Perry | Staff

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Dudley’s former home, 2001

The bar area of iconic Lexington restaurant Dudley's, May 14, 2001. Dudley's was at its Maxwell Street location for 28 years until they moved to its current location on West Short Street, between Mill and Market, in the fall of 2009. Photo by Mark Cornelison | staff

The bar area of iconic Lexington restaurant Dudley’s on May 14, 2001. Dudley’s was on Maxwell Street for 28 years until it moved to its current home on West Short Street, between Mill and Market streets, in fall 2009. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff

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Sam Bowie rehabbing, 1981

University of Kentucky  basketball player Sam Bowie worked with UK strength coach Pat Etcheberry on rehabbing his left leg in the weight room on the UK campus in Lexington, Ky., in 1981. Bowie, who was listed at 7'-1", sat out two seasons, 1981-82 and 1982-83 due to stress fractures. Bowie returned for the 1983-84 season, where he averaged 10.5 points while being named to the second-team All-American squad. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

University of Kentucky basketball player Sam Bowie worked with UK strength coach Pat Etcheberry on rehabbing his left leg in 1981 in the weight room. Bowie, who was listed at 7-foot-1, sat out two seasons, 1981-82 and 1982-83, because of a stress fracture. Bowie returned for the 1983-84 season, and he averaged 10.5 points while being named to the second-team All-American squad.  Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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First National Bank and Trust, 1940

First National Bank and Trust Company founded April 1, 1865 celebrated their 75th anniversary on March 31,1940 with a special ceremony held at the bank.  To promote the anniversary the Leader published this photograph showing an informal view of "behind the scenes" at the First National Bank and Trust Company which showed the interior of the tellers' cages at the left, and a battery of desks, files and computing machines manned by busy clerks and auditors at the right.  Published in the Lexington Leader March 31, 1940. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

First National Bank and Trust Co., founded April 1, 1865, celebrated its 75th anniversary on March 31, 1940 with a special ceremony. To promote the anniversary, the Leader published this photograph showing an informal “behind the scenes” view at the bank, showing the tellers’ cages at left and a battery of desks, files and computing machines manned by busy clerks and auditors at right.  Published on March 31, 1940.

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Judy Garland in Lexington, 1953

Actress Judy Garland, second from right, arrives at Lexington's Union Station April 28, 1953. The actress and singer, known for her role as Dorthy in "The Wizard of Oz", was in Lexington to perform in a show at Memorial Coliseum as part of Blue Grass Festivals, Inc. pre-Derby attractions. While in Lexington, the actress, Described by Fred Astaire as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived", visited children at Shriners Hospital. With her are Lexington Mayor Pro Tem Fred E. Fugazzi, Miss Ann Powell and Hugh Meriwether, president of Blue Grass Festivals.

Actress Judy Garland, second from right, arrived at Lexington’s Union Station on April 28, 1953. The actress and singer, known for her role as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, was in Lexington to perform at Memorial Coliseum as part of Blue Grass Festivals pre-Derby attractions. While in Lexington, Garland, described by Fred Astaire as “the greatest entertainer who ever lived”, visited children at Shriners Hospital. With her are Lexington Mayor Pro Tem Fred E. Fugazzi, Ann Powell and Hugh Meriwether, right, president of Blue Grass Festivals.

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Casey County, 1991

A Mennonite family drove a horse-drawn buggy down a country road in Casey County in 1991. The photo ran in the paper as part of a 'Day Trip' feature to various communities in the state. Photo by David Perry | Staff

A Mennonite family rode a horse-drawn buggy down a country road in Casey County in late summer 1991. The photo ran in the paper Sept. 4, 1991, as part of a ‘Day Trip’ feature about various communities in the state.  Photo by David Perry | Staff

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Acrobat Buddy Philpott, 1949

Acrobat Robert (Buddy) Philpott, a native of Irvine, Ky.  who was appearing at the Ben Ali theater in downtown Lexington, did a handstand on the hood of car in February 1949. He appeared in the Lexington Leader February 3,1949.

Acrobat Robert (Buddy) Philpott, a native of Irvine, Ky., who was appearing at the Ben Ali Theater in downtown Lexington, did a handstand on the hood of a car on East Short Street to promote his show in February 1949. This photo was published in the Lexington Leader on Feb. 3, 1949.

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Roy Walton, 1980

Tates Creek High School football coach Roy Walton talked with quarterback Ronnie Long during a game on September 5, 1980. The long-time Tates Creek coach accumulated most of his 219 victories in 26 years of coaching there. He led the Commodores to an undefeated season and state championship in 1972 and an at-large state title in 1978. He retired after the 1992 season. Walton died in 2010 at age 80. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Tates Creek High School football coach Roy Walton talked with quarterback Ronnie Long during a game on Sept. 5, 1980. Walton accumulated most of his 219 victories in 26 years of coaching at Tates Creek. He led the Commodores to an undefeated season and a state championship in 1972 and an at-large state title in 1978. He retired after the 1992 season. Walton died in 2010 at age 80.  A scholarship fund is being established in his honor.  Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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Nelson Bunker Hunt, 1985

Nelson Bunker Hunt, left, and Bloodstock agent Eugenio Colombo at the Fasig-Tipton Summer Yearling Sales in1985. Hunt, the former Texas billionaire, owned horses and farmland in seven Kentucky counties including the 257-acre Bluegrass Farm at Versailles Road and Man o' War Boulevard. Hunt, 88,  died in Dallas Tuesday October 21. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Nelson Bunker Hunt, left, and Bloodstock agent Eugenio Colombo at the Fasig-Tipton Summer Yearling Sales in 1985. Hunt, the former Texas billionaire, owned horses and farmland in seven Kentucky counties, including the 257-acre Bluegrass Farm at Versailles Road and Man o’ War Boulevard. Hunt, 88, died Tuesday in Dallas. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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