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Fess Whitaker, b. 1880
History of Corporal Fess Whitaker.
Louisville, Ky.: The Standard Printing Co., c1918.
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CORPORAL FESS WHITAKER
February 12, 1898, to August 22, 1904
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REV. JIM T. WHITAKER
Pastor Indian Bottom Church

THE AUTHOR, AGE 10

EDDIE BROWN
The good-natured schoolmaster

UNCLE WESLEY BANKS
The "Buggar Man" school master

CRISS BROWN
The wooden pistol hero

BURTON HILL

DAW ADAMS
Mountain Champion Horse Swapper

MATILDA WHITAKER
The author's mother. Born Februay 13, 1848. Died October 30, 1918

Dr. Gid Whitaker and Rev. Jim whitaker at ages 7 and 9
Twin brothers, Little and Less at age 11

STONEGA, VIRGINIA
The place where the author first began work in coal mines

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

BURTON HILL SCHOOL HOUSE

LESS WHITAKER AND FAMILY
Assessor and tax collector Potter County, Texas, 1916-20

FESS AND LESS WHITAKER AND FAMILY
When railroading in Texas 1906-12

The author when firing for the Sante Fe R. R. and Engineer Brisley

BLACKEY DEPOT

HON. W. S. DUDLEY
President Kentucky River Coal Corporation

HON. JNO. W. LANGLEY
The author's political friend

LETCHER COUNTY JAIL, BUILT 1908

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

FESS WHITAKER

R. MONROE FIELDS
Commonwealth's attorney, 35th Judicial District, Letcher and Pike Counties

UNCLE NATHANIEL COLLINS
Letcher County's first judge and court house

JUDGE SAM COLLINS
January 1st, 1918-22

LETCHER COUNTY COURT HOUSE, BUILT 1898

THE OLD WHITAKER HOME
The author stands where his mother whipped him with a switch from the cedar tree at his right

JOHN COMBS BARLOW
Letcher County's last fugitive

Where the Bransons were killed in the Civil War. Three grandsons now in France

SHERIFF J. D. TOLLIVER
With a captured still

FRANKIE HUGHES
Grandmother of all

DR. GID WHITAKER
Graduate 1912

DR. LITTLE WHITAKER
Graduate 1912

The author and his family on their way to Whitesburg to take charge of the county jail

PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON