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Bud & Selma Hodges -Black Star Photos - 9-12-05

Grooup of kid's at Black Star Coal Camp in 1920's or 1930's
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Clyde Carroll
getting ready to go Coon Hunting at Black Star

Jerry Troutman
Left - Evangelist W. W. Nells
Right - Dr. Jim Hodges

Black Star Elementary Class School Photo. Late 1940's
The Black Star Chapter of Eastern Star
Some of the persons in photo are Selma Kelly, Ruby Julian, Thelma Ellison, Ona Mayfield, Sylvia Barnette, Jessie Hodges, Cleta Cornelius, Dona Warfield, and Edd Brasfield.

Burchfield Lodge
Some of the persons in the photo are: Henry Snodgrass, Nobel Watson, John Martin, Otis Reaves, John Ayslinger,O.G. Roaden, Paul Carmony, Edd Brassfield, & C.B. Burchfield

Burchfield Lodge
Some of the persons in the photo are: C.B. Burchfield, Dr. Jim Hodges, Nobel Watson, & John Ayslinger

New Alva Baptist Church (under construction) after the old church had burned in the late 1950's
A Play at the Black Star Gym
The Play was Sleeping Beauty and was either in the Fall of 1949 or Spring 1950. The little girl on the sofa is June (Terrell) Parker. The guy standing next to the sofa is Jerry Cornelius.
Black Star Football Team
Some of the people in photo are: Coach Cleo Pursiful, Bill Madle, Ast. Coach D. C. Taylor, & Principal W.R. Miracle
-Front Row: Left to Right: #24 Gary Moore, #26 Carl Howard, #27 Clarkie Mayfield, #35 Marvin Stewart, #43 Unknown, # 32 Jimmy Hodges, #39 unknown, #42 unknown, #49 Reed Hail Jr
2nd Row: #40 Ronald Rose, #28 Ronald Davenport, #44 Bill Warfield, #37 Jerry Cornelius, #51 Tommy Roaden, #50 Buddy Ray Saylor, #41 Lemuel Johnson
3rd Row: #48 Billy Ray Thompson, #30 Carl Howard, #25 Bud Bunch, #36 Danny Baker, #21 Clinton Cornelius, #33 Bobby Carmony, #22 Doug Lee, #34 Curtis Barton
Preacher Dr. J.W. Lester and wife, Hazel.
Preached at New Alva Baptist Church, after it was rebuilt after the fire.
Professor at clear creek Baptist College

Preacher W.W. Nells & Family
Evangelist who came to preach often at Black Star.

Preacher Clark.
Preached at Alva Baptist Church in the late 1930's and early 1940's.
Here he is photographed at a masonic funeral.

Preacher Clark's daughter Laura.

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