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101 feet of dollar bills for church fund drive, 1948

Posted on October 16, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
William Nash Payne was photographed wrapped up in 101 feet of dollar bills  as he was slowing moving toward his goal of 5,280 feet as his part of the Epworth Methodist church's building fund in August 1948. So far Nash had collected $203 or 101 feet of bills. A mile will amount to $10,000. Published in the Lexington Herald August 19, 1948. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

William Nash Payne was photographed wrapped in 101 feet of dollar bills as he moved toward his goal of 5,280 feet as his part of the Epworth Methodist church’s building fund in August 1948. So far Nash had collected $203. A mile amounts to $10,000. Published in the Lexington Herald on Aug. 19, 1948. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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