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Green Lantern restaurant, 1979

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Virginia "Mom" Haycraft, left,  and Lorraine Taylor, behind the bar at the Green Lantern Restaurant at East Seventh Street and Elm Tree Lane in January 1979. Haycraft owned and operated the restaurant since 1940 and Taylor had worked there for 30 years. The Green Lantern became a popular hang out with Transylvania University students starting in 1960. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader January 17, 1979. Photo by Ron Garrison

Virginia “Mom” Haycraft, left, and Lorraine Taylor behind the bar at the Green Lantern restaurant at East Seventh Street and Elm Tree Lane in January 1979. Haycraft owned and operated the restaurant since 1940 and Taylor had worked there for 30 years. The Green Lantern became a popular hangout with Transylvania University students starting in 1960. Click on the photo for a better view of the items for sale behind the bar. Published in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Jan. 17, 1979. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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