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    • New Map of Louisville Ky.

    • Maps
    • Map of Louisville, Kentucky, in 1856, at a scale of 4 inches to a mile. Includes lists of Louisville, Portland, and Shippingport streets, as well as a Reference to Public Buildings. Note beneath title reads "Published by W. Lee White. Reduced from...
    • Boys High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1915.

    • Buildings; Educational facilities; Schools; Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Boys High School, later Male High School, at the corner of Brook Street and Breckinridge Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Four-story building with front entrance pillars and also a small side porch. There are pediments over the top floor's windows,...
    • William Goebel statue, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1914.

    • Monuments & memorials; Governors; Goebel, William, 1856-1900
    • Statue of William Goebel, former governor of Kentucky, unveiled March 11, 1914, in Frankfort, Kentucky. A dark statue of Governor Goebel stands with his arms crossed, wearing a robe. The statue is on a white, square pedestal which reads, "Governor...
    • Lyttleton Cooke.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Lyttleton Cooke was born in Virginia in 1831. He spent his childhood in boarding schools and academies until age 18 when he entered the law school of the University of Virginia. Involved in a duel, he left before graduation, and moved to St. Louis,...
    • H. W. Bruce.

    • Judges; Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Horatio W. Bruce was born in 1830 in Lewis County, Kentucky. He attended school in Lewis County and in Manchester, Ohio, and worked as a salesman and bookkeeper at a general store in Vanceburg, Kentucky. In 1850, he went to Flemingsburg, Kentucky,...
    • E.P. Campbell.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Edward P. Campbell was born in Caldwell County, Kentucky, in 1832. He was reared on a farm and attended Cumberland College, graduating in 1854. In 1855, he read law under Judge George B. Cook, of Princeton, Kentucky, and in 1856, was admitted to...
    • Thomas Holman Hanks.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Thomas H. Hanks was born in 1823 near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. He received a common school education, and at the age of twenty-four was elected to represent Anderson County in the Kentucky legislature. He was elected circuit clerk of Anderson County...
    • W.W. Cleary.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits
    • William Walter Cleary was born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1831. He was an 1849 graduate of Transylvania University and in 1849, graduated from its law department with honors. In 1852, he was admitted to the bar and settled in Cynthiana, Kentucky....
    • Kentucky Maps

    • Louisville (Ky.)--Maps; Jefferson County (Ky.)--Maps
    • Three atlases of Louisville and environs comprising 149 maps (plus covers, title pages, and other explanatory materials) of Louisville and Jefferson County in 1876, 1884, and 1913; 76 maps, one index, and one appendix from the Lafon Allen Kentucky...
    • Etienne Girardot, circa 1902.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Etienne Girardot leaning his cheek on his left index finger, wearing a three-piece checked suit with bow tie. Born in London, England, on February 22, 1856, Girardot starred in productions of "Miss Francis of Yale" (January...
    • Lew Dockstader.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Portrait of minstrel show performer, producer, and director Lew Dockstader with balding hair and mustache, wearing a suit jacket and necktie with stickpin. Born August 7, 1856 in Hartford, Connecticut, Dockstader died October 26, 1924 in New York...
    • Roland Reed.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of left profile of stage and screen actor Roland Reed (1856 - 1901), wearing a suit jacket with leather glove in breast pocket and tie with stickpin. Reed starred in seven productions at Macauley's Theatre between April 1884 and January...
    • Charles E. Evans.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer and producer Charles E. Evans wearing a mustache, buttoned suit jacket, and tie. Born in Rochester, New York, in either 1856 or 1857, Evans performed with William Hoey, and the two men married twin sisters Minnie and Helena...
    • J. E. Dodson, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes
    • Character portrait of performer J. E. Dodson costumed for a role in "The Two Orphans," wearing a floppy hat and tattered jacket and shirt. Born circa 1856 in England, Dodson died on December 9, 1931 in New York City. Inscription on print, lower...
    • Harry Conor, circa 1904.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of performer Harry Conor in left profile, wearing a three-piece suit with boutonniere and tie. Born circa 1856, Conor performed in "Vivian's Papas" at Macauley's Theatre in September 1904. He died in Roxbury, Massachusetts in April 1931....
    • T. P. Brooke, circa 1897.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Musicians; Uniforms
    • Portrait of right profile of mustachioed man in military attire, with nameplate reading "T. P. Brooke." Thomas Preston Brooke was a trombonist, band conductor, and composer born in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1856. He died in Chicago, Illinois, in 1921....
    • Ben-Hur - Stella Boniface Weaver as Amrah.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Turbans
    • Character portrait of left profile of actress Stella Boniface Weaver in costume for the role of Amrah in "Ben Hur," which was performed at Macauley's Theatre five times between 1891 and 1917. She was probably part of the March 1905 cast, which...
    • Eddie Foy as "Sister Ann", in Blue Beard.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Cross dressing
    • Full-length character portrait of stage comedian and Vaudeville actor Eddie Foy in costume for the role of "Sister Anne" in "Mr. Bluebeard." He wears a pointed hat, pigtails, and white dress with short pleated skirt. Born Edwin Fitzgerald on March...
    • View from corner of Green and Sixth Streets, Louisville.

    • Streets; Pedestrians; Carriages & Coaches; Churches
    • Copy of an engraving depicting downtown Louisville: men converse in street while children play off to the side and a horse-drawn carriage drives ahead; pedestrians stroll along tree-lined sidewalks; buildings, including two churches, are visible....


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