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First Place Display of 'Keys to Better Living' at the State Fair.
"Kanawha County--Authorized, 1788 and organized, 1789, from Montgomery and Greenbrier.  Named for Kanawha River bearing name of Indian tribe.  Salt making brought early settlers into this valley and from it grew vast modern chemical plants."
Sign in front of building reads: "When alterations are complete S.S. Kresge Company will open 25 cent to 1 dollar store here. Watch for opening announcement."
Ruth Smith Norris (left) and Eula Mae Garten (right) pose in Christmas sweaters with the city in the background.
View of factories taken from the bridge. Nitro, W. Va. was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
View from the bridge showing railroad tracks. Nitro was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
View of Nitro from the hill behind the school.
Unidentified group of people pose for photo in their masquerade costumes in the town of Nitro, W. Va..
View of the factories and railroad in Nitro, W. Va. Nitro was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
Unidentified boys and men march in a parade down the street in Nitro, with factories in the background. Nitro was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
Unidentified people play instruments at camp in Nitro, W. Va.Nitro was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
View of the town and factories in Nitro. Nitro was created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort.
View of homes and factories in Nitro, a town created during WWI in 1917 to produce gunpowder for the war effort. The gunpowder factories are visible in the distance.
West, who is holding the ball, attended Chelyan Junior High before attending East Bank High School.
West was the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
West, who is mid-air and ready to shoot the ball, played for East Bank High School as the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1954–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
West played as the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
West is pictured at 7 years old, likely when he was living in Chelyan, W. Va.
Jerry West is Number 12 in the front row, second from the right. He played as the team's starting small forward.
Jerry West, pictured holding the trophy, is outside of East Bank High School after leading his team to championship victory. West was the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
West, right, is pictured with East Bank coach Roy Williams, who is stressing defense techniques. West was the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
Jerry West, pictured on the left holding a trophy, is outside of East Bank High School after leading his team to championship victory. West was the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.
Jerry West, No. 42, is pictured with his high school basketball team and Coach Roy Williams.West was the team's starting small forward. He was named All-State from 1953–56, then All-American in 1956 when he was West Virginia Player of the Year, becoming the state's first high-school player to score more than 900 points in a season.West also led his team to victory at the West Virginia State High School Basketball Championship in 1956, a first for the team.
Chrest was a teammate of Jerry West during his high school basketball career.The 1956 team secured the first ever state championship title for East Bank High School's basketball team.
Fischer was a teammate of Jerry West during his high school basketball career.The 1956 team secured the first ever state championship title for East Bank High School's basketball team.
Akers was a teammate of Jerry West during his high school basketball career.The 1956 team secured the first ever state championship title for East Bank High School's basketball team.
Pauley was a teammate of Jerry West during his high school basketball career.The 1956 team secured the first ever state championship title for East Bank High School's basketball team.
Basham was a teammate of Jerry West during his high school basketball career.The 1956 team secured the first ever state championship title for East Bank High School's basketball team.