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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3345. Publicity material about “Miss Dynamite,” a dog owned by Scottsville, Kentucky, soft drink company executive Fred Hale. Hale termed her “Kentucky’s Canine Celebrity,” made her the owner for life of his shopping center, and established a bank account in her name. Includes information about her life, death and funeral, Christmas cards, clippings, and a check signed with Miss Dynamite’s paw print and honored by a Scottsville bank.


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