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Group of adults posed in the cave holding 1912 and 1911 signs.
A small group of mostly women posed on a flat rocky area.
A small group of mostly young adults posed outside the cave.
A view from the distance of the cliffs, the cave entrance and the spring
Ruskin-Cave College 1911-1912. Large group with the women standing in front of the men near the cave.
A large group of individuals posed for a picture. The women are in the back and the men are sitting in front.
Large group posed in front of the Cave.
Individuals posed for a group portrait in front of the cave
College at Ruskin , Ruskin, Tennessee, Garland Smith, Glenn Hardy, Carmen Hardy, Braxton [Averett], Gilbert Matlock, Mae Hardy, Marguerite , Hughes, [unknown], Ruth [Ozburn], Mrs Sutherland, Dr. Seales, Rev. Morelock, Mrs. Burcher, Mr. Simmons, Mrs.…
This is a store at Ruskin Many years ago , the man on the horse is William Murray, I am not sure who the man is next. The man above the steps is Mr. Tyrus H. Hardy. The old gentleman is Mr. Matlock; This picture was made probably about 1907.
Emma [Hannah Rowlins], Dan [Rollins] below, Top Center, Mr Seale and [Lucas Creech
Back Row, Left Emma [Hannah] Rowlins, Bottom Row, Second from left Seale, third one Dan Rowlins, Can't recall other names
These are three students of Ruskin, I do not know their names; Ruskin Cave College
This is the spring at Ruskin and the old spring house, the spring house was used by the college for milk & butter in the early days. The fence is in front of the cave; This plank leads to our box where we kept Milk & butter.
Mr Murray gave me this. this afternoon It is his house but only a small part of [clift] maybe you think this wasn't beautiful when the snow shone on it. 1910-11, Wm and Joe Murray home
Mr. Matlock, Mr. William Murray, Tyrus H. Hardy. Made at Ruskin Tennessee.
Mr Mallison was a student at Ruskin I believe his sister was too.
Mr Hardy loved to hunt, he and Mr Higgs enjoyed their hunts near Ruskin; Mr Higgs, Mr Revis Higgs
Post Office at Ruskin, Tennessee, Postmaster Tyrus H. Hardy, about 1909 or 1910, dad ran a gristmill in this small building behind the post office, a doctor Logans once lived in this house also a Rev; Morelock
This is the house Mr. Hardy lived in when he left Ruskin, the boys are his sons the oldest is Cameron , the other is Glenn; Made about 1912. There was a huge but beautiful weeping willow tree in the front yard.
Mr. Tyrus H. Hardy and Grandson RObert E. Miller. Son of Mrs. Mae P. Miller, he is a Sgt; in the army now stationed in Germany
Mr Tyrus H. Hardy, former postmaster and daughter Mae, fer daughter Gladys, her granddaughter Reba, and great granddaughter Robin; Five Generations, Mr. Tyrus Henry Hardy, Mrs. Mae Pauline Miller, Mrs. Guy Douglas, Mrs. Reba Cotton & her daughter…
Mr Hardy and a friend after a fishing trip near Chesapeake, Mo.
Mae (Hardy) Miller, Glenn Hardy, T.H. Hardy, Gladys (Hardy) Rader, Fred Hardy, Chespeake, Missouri, Just after the death of Mrs. Hardy 1952 in Spertember. All in this picture lived in Ruskin. Fred & Gladys were born in Ruskin; All have passed away…
This is where Mr. Tyrus H. Hardy was born August 28, 1872 near Clay City, Illinois. This is a picture made not many years ago. The brick were hand made in a home kiln.
Mr Hardy & Daughter Mae, at his home in 1962.
Mr & Mrs Tyrus Hardy not to long before she passed away; Mrs Hardy was formerly Stella Mae Payne born near Clay City, Illinois.
at home Cheesapeake, Missouri, This is the home of Mr. Tyrus Hardy at the time of his death at the age of nearly ninety two years old; He was eighty when this picture was made, he lived at Chesapeake Missouri near Mount Vernon, Mo.
Glenn Hardy, Carmen Hardy, and father Tyrus Hardy; Made at Ruskin, Tennessee, (right) College President Smiths home; (left) powerhouse
A large boat with many people on it.
City of Knoxville, Tenn.
Mr. George Payne, Father of Mrs. Tyrus, Hardy, he spent many happy days in Ruskin, his home was Clay City Illinois;
Graduates '14, Left to right, Annie Johnson, Mimmi Lee Johnson, Mrs. R.C. Forman, Sue Harvill, Verna Skelley, Ruth Moore, Miss Whitehurst, Miss Reding, Sue Webb
Mr. Wililam Murray going toward the store.
A group of young boys with books are lined up in front of a cave with a women.
Here is the lake insdie of cave I went all over cave wrote some of our names on rock. It is fine to go thro it. The Ruskinites are people that used to live here and Don showed us where they used to dance and keek beer beef and their things in the…
Mister Victor Hassel, Erin, Tenn; Hello Victor, Can you recognize anybody here? We have just been through the cave. HOw do you like our looks?, Thank you for that big apple; R.R. #1, You must come up and see us sometime. These folks are Mr. Hanes,…
A large number of adults pose for a group photo while sitting on bleachers.
A large number of adults are sitting on benches in the cave while someone speaks up front.
This is a vocal quartette that sang under the direction of Miss Sina Pointer. (I am not sure about the spelling of her name.), From left to right:, Murrey Hassell, A.P. Smith, R.B. Stone, H.E. Baker,