The Newport Bar Association gathered for its annual fall party in 1948. Pictured are, from left to right, (first row) Fred Pickens Jr., Jud Hout, J. Fred Parish, Harold Ervin, Kaneaster Hodges Sr., Roy Evans, W.H. Reid, and Millard Hardin; (second row) Jessie Berry (cook), Joe Armstrong, Ben White, Bernard Rosen, Wesley Bengel, Vernon Ridley, Fred Ball, Andrew Jackson, Fred Pickens Sr., Ras Priest, Paul Ward, Jim Johnson, ? Hurley, and Bud Parrott (cook). (Courtesy of Harold Erwin.)