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Volume 28, Number 3

Fall 2002 cover
On the cover: The Green Monster was reportedly seen by several people in a field near Flatwoods, Braxton County, on September 12, 1952, and has since become etched in local lore. Our stories begin on page 56. Figurine photograph by Michael Keller.

Published by the
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA
Bob Wise, Governor

Division of Culture and History
Nancy Herholdt, Commissioner

John Lilly, Editor

Cornelia Crews Alexander
Circulation Manager

A.C. Designs
Publication Design

Fall 2002

2 Letters from Readers

5 GOLDENSEAL Good-Byes
6 Current Programs*Events*Publications
10 A Campus Called Home
The West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
By Kathee Rogers
14 From Students to Teachers
18 The Radio Boys
By Kathee Rogers
22 The West Virginia Schools for the Colored
Deaf and Blind
By Ancella Bickley
24 Hard Times, Proud Memories in Jackson County
By Olive Smith Stone
30 My Early Days in Lost Creek
By Lud Freeman
37 Nickels and Dimes in Parsons
By Rachelle Davis
45 When I Was a Young Man in Clay County
By Harold P. Young
52 "I've Done My Best"
Old-Time Preacher Denver Hill
By Holla Price Fair
56 The Legend of the Flatwoods Monster
By Buddy Griffin
62 The Flatwoods Monster Goes to College
By Amy Baker
64 Gray Barker
West Virginia UFOlogist
By Matthew Mullins
66 UFO's in West Virginia
An Historical Overview
By Matthew Mullins
70 The Grant County "Thing"
By Herman P. Turner
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