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1925: A look at the 20th Century

...became the nation's most improbable hero. At the same time, the national news media mobilized when a man named Floyd Collins became trapped in Kentucky's Sand Cave. A circus atmosphere reigned over the 18 days before Collins' death in the...
Finding the music that makes 'The Light in the Piazza' sing

...looking for a change of pace after writing the rustic "Floyd Collins," his atmospheric musical tale of a 1930s, whether it's the folk-country flavor of 'Floyd Collins,' the gospel-pop world of 'Myths and Hymns' or...
Mr. Floyd Collins (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

WAYNESBORO, Ga.- Mr. Floyd B. Collins entered into rest Monday, January 19, 2004 at University Hospital. Graveside services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Nevil B. Smith officiating. Mr. Collins was a life long resident of Burke Co. and was a retired farmer and a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Collins was preceded in death by his wife, Ollie Belle Collins and children, Georgia Ann Collins, Floyd Minus Collins, Miriam Babb and Danny Collins.
Mrs. Eva Price (BARTOW, Ga.)

...friends from 6 until 8p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Billy Price, Morris Burns, Floyd Collins, John Garrett, and Bobby Fortner. The Senior Adult Sunday School Class will serve as honorary escort. Stanley Funeral...