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Carol Boggess

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174181

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.001.0001

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To the Jumping-off Place

To the Jumping-off Place

(p.100) 9 To the Jumping-off Place
James Still

Carol Boggess

University Press of Kentucky

This chapter recounts how in 1932, Still found Hindman, Kentucky, through his friend Don West. He worked at the Settlement School there in the summer, organizing baseball teams and supervising a boys’ club. Loomis continued to support Still while he continued to look for more permanent employment, which he found in1933 when Hindman Settlement School offered him a library position that provided room and board but no pay.

Keywords:   Hindman Settlement School, summer work, Don West, library position

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