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Gray Barker's UFO Collection

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:49:53 -0500
Fwd Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:49:53 -0500
Subject: Gray Barker's UFO Collection

Source: WCHS-TV 8 Eyewitness News - Charleston, West Virginia, USA



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UFO Collection

The truth is out there, perhaps tucked away in a Clarksburg
native's personal collection.

In the 1950's, UFOs, monsters, and ghost stories were part of
Americana, and Clarksburg native Gray Barker was right in the
middle of it. He began exhaustive research and eventually began
publishing his own UFO magazine "The Saucarian". In 1956, Barker
wrote his book "They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers", and
launched what today is known as the UFO conspiracy theory. The
ideas of government cover-up, Men In Black, and aliens among us,
were born with Gray Barker and his research. Barker passed away
in 1984, but his extensive collection of books, letters,
interviews, photographs, and notes are available to the public
courtesy of The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library and its
Special Collections section. Regardless of your beliefs, this
collection is impressive, and is a true cultural experience for
anyone. Head to Clarksburg and check out the Gray Barker

For more information

Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library

City Bakery Person Interviewed: David Houchin
Title: Special Collections Librarian
Hours: Tue-Wed-Fri 1:00pm to 5:00pm,
Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm and 5:00pm to 8:00pm,
Saturday 9:00pm to 12:00pm
Location: Harrison County, West Virginia
Address: 404 Pike Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301
Phone: 304-627-2236
Fax: 304-627-2239
Admission Fee: Free
Reservations: Recommended
EMail: houchin.nul

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