Group portrait of Henry Clay High School's first girl cheerleaders. Left to right, Doris Walker, Betty Peck, Edie McLendon, Patty Wilkinson, and Faye Fitzgerald. ****10/3/1946***on Page A.285
Transylvania College Orientation Week, September 1954. Left to Right: Charles E. Lewis, Carolyn Reynolds, Bob Wright, Nancy Jones, Delma Sue Brinegar and Roland Russell. Published in the Lexington Leader September 23, 1954. Herald-Leader Archive Photo
The University of Kentucky’s Stoll Field hosted a Major League Baseball exhibition game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox on April 9, 1946. It was first the major league game ever played there. Cincinnati won, 4-2. The crowd was estimated at 7,000 to 8,000.
86th Division veterans on train en route from Camp Kilmer, New Jersey to Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Portrait of group of soldiers giving peace sign. Pictured clockwise are Staff Sergeant Eugene A. Hughes, Richmond; Private First Class Ova Helton, Hazard; Private First Class Frankie Vice, Williamstown; Private First Class Clifton Ray, Lancaster; Private First Class John S. McKenzie, Paintsville, and Private Jarnet Simmons, Hindman. Published in the Lexington Herald June 21, 1945. Herald-Leader Archive Photo
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John F. Kennedy made a campaign stop in Lexington in 1960. In his hand is a proclamation that made Oct. 8, 1960, “John Kennedy Day.” Kennedy won the presidential election a month later.
The post office in Owsley County, thought to be the smallest post office in the United States, in June 1946.
Herald-Leader file photo
Workmen smoothed cement on Nicholasville Road at its junction with Rose Street and South Limestone, near what is now the University of Kentucky's medical complex. This photo was published Oct. 4, 1946.