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Cooperstown grocery store on UK campus, 1948

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Interior view of the community grocery store in Cooperstown on the University of Kentucky campus, Jan. 1948. Cooperstown was a village of apartments, built in 1946 to house veterans who enrolled at UK. C. A. Shields, manager, is pictured in a white apron behind the counter. The grocery, which opened on Jan. 16, 1948 to service the more than 500 students veterans and faculity familes living in the housing complex, was a converted Army quonset hut. Published in the Lexington Leader January 23, 1948. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Interior view of the community grocery store in Cooperstown on the University of Kentucky campus, shortly after it opened in January 1948. Cooperstown was a village of apartments, built in 1946, to house veterans who enrolled at UK. C. A. Shields, the manager, is in a white apron behind the counter. The grocery, which was created to serve the more than 500 student veterans and faculity familes living in the housing complex, was a converted Army quonset hut. Published in the Lexington Leader on Jan. 23, 1948. Here is an aerial photo of the Cooperstown housing project in 1946. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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