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187 Adams, John, 97 African Americans, 126 aircraft machine gun muzzle blast diffusers. See flameout eliminators Allen, C. E., 33 American Revolution, 136–38 automobiles, 141 Barr, Joseph, 5–6 Bartlett, Chase, 23 Bassett, James E. “Ted,” 126–27 Bat Cave, 37 beer cheese, 132 “Benediction of the Confederacy, The,” 104 Best, C. M., 3, 59 Blankenship, Susan, 90 Blue Licks battle, 138 Blumquiest, Charles H., 64–65 Boone, Daniel, 113–19 Boone, Pat, 115 Boone Day, 112–15 Boone rifle, 116–17 Boonesborough, 115–16, 118 bourbon whiskey, 55–56, 90, 166n22 Braxton Hall, 2–3 Breckinridge, John B., 109 Breckinridge, Roscoe Arbuckle Conklin, 21 British horse racing, 7 Brooke-Smith, Joan, 122 Brooklyn (KY), 38 Brown, William, 66–67 Browning .50 caliber machine guns, 56, 63–64 Bucknell University, 29, 34 Bully-Beef Frappe, 132–33 Buster, William R., 127–28 Cadell, James, III, 143 calcite, 13–14 Carlisle, John G., 166n22 Cashen, Walter R., 70 Catawba College, 34–37, 38 Caudill, Harry, 125 Cave House. See Chinn’s Cave House Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), 105–6 Centre College: Chinn’s experiences at, 14, 18–19, 22, 26–29, 31–34; HarvardCentre game, 14, 17–27 Centre Five band, 21 Chandler, A. B. “Happy”: on Centre College football, 26; first meeting with Chinn, 22; possible role in Chinn’s Kentucky Historical Society directorship, 85–86; relationship between Chinn and, 48–52, 56–60, 142–43 Chapman, L. F., 102–3 Chinn, Anna, 10 Index Index 188 Chinn, Christopher “Kit,” 7, 8, 12–13 Chinn, George Morgan: activities related to Chinn’s Cave House (see Chinn’s Cave House); affinity and aptitude for firearms, 1–2, 3, 63, 76–78, 103–4; on aging, 106; assessment of, 145–48; attitude toward retirement, 78, 82; on bourbon whiskey, 55–56, 90; construction of Chinn house, 53–55; contributions to military weapons development (see military weapons development); controversial views on Kentucky history, 1, 4–5, 115–16, 135–38; decline and death of, 141–43; divisions between Thomas Clark and, 5, 86–88, 91–94, 119, 128, 137; early life and education, 1–4, 10, 14, 155; eulogies for, 142–43; experiences at Centre College, 14, 18–19, 22, 26–29, 31–34; family history, 4–14; as football coach, 34–37, 38; history of Chinn family name, 15–17; humor and hyperbole of, 8, 45, 46, 50–51, 57, 66, 90; injuries related to firearms, 72, 117, 138–39; inventions and patents of, 156, 169n26 (see also military weapons development); journalism of, 19, 28, 33; leadership of Kentucky Historical Society (see Kentucky Historical Society directorship); leadership style of, 89, 91; as local hero, 82, 106, 139–40; lovable side of, 89–91; marital advice of, 80–81; memorial marker for, 143–44; military honors and awards, 1, 101–2, 140, 155–56; military service of (see military service; U.S. Marine Corps service); nicknames of, 15, 52; publications of, 67–69, 134, 157; recipes of, 132–33; relationship between “Happy” Chandler and, 22, 48–52, 56–60; retirement activities of, 131–33; as sergeant at arms for state legislature, 49–52; Southern identity and loyalty of, 22, 66, 93–94, 104; speeches of, 80–82, 104; support for school integration, 126–27; travel experiences, 65–66, 70; as traveling salesman, 32; on Vietnam protesters, 95; on war, 81–82; weight issues of, 50–51, 56, 61–62, 103, 159n2; on young people, 109–10 Chinn, George P., 1, 2, 5–6 Chinn, Haldon “Cotton,” 17, 44, 46, 90–91, 143 Chinn, John Pendleton “Jack,” 6–12 Chinn, Rawleigh, 5 Chinn house, 53–55 Index 189 Chinn’s Cave House: excavation efforts, 97–101; as firing range, 45, 52, 72, 97; geology of, 100; as restaurant/bar, 37–46, 52 CIA, 105–6 civil rights demonstrations, 74, 126–27 Clark, George Rogers, 62, 136–37 Clark, Thomas D.: as Boone Day speaker, 115; conflict with Kentucky Historical Society, 83–84; divisions between Chinn and, 5, 86–88, 91–94, 119, 128, 137; leadership style of, 89 Clements, Earle, 119 Clifford, Paul, 97–101 Clift, G. Glenn, 88, 91, 121 Colonel Chinn’s Famous BullyBeef Frappe, 132–33 Combs, Bert, 111, 112 Crab Orchard racetrack, 7–8 Crawford, Byron, 69, 105 Creason, Joe, 114–15 Daniel Boone Day, 112–15 Danville, 17, 19–20, 24 Danville Advocate, 20 Danville Advocate-Messenger, 135 Dedman, Bud, 79 Deer Foot series, 1 Dixon, Don, 143 Donohue, William “Billy,” 6 Draper Papers, 91 Durrett Collection, 91...

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ISBN
9780813161075
Related ISBN
9780813161051
MARC Record
OCLC
911665838
Pages
224
Launched on MUSE
2015-06-27
Language
English
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No
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