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  • Description: 1930s
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    • Art Studio, before 1979.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Studios; Religious facilities; Educational facilities;
    • The Art Studio, a small brick building. The front entrance and a covered side entrance are visible. There is ivy growing on the front of the building, and leaves on the grass in the foreground. The Art Studio was razed in 1979 to make room for...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Nightclubs--Kentucky--Louisville; Singers; Musicians
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key, conducted October 25, 1977 by Robert Friedman. Mr. Key was a musician. He was born in Louisville but really launched his career in Chicago before touring as a singer. In this interview, he discusses his...
    • Oral history interview with James Shively.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); Central High School (Louisville, Ky.); Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; African Americans--Employment;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with James Shively on December 18, 1978 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Shively focuses largely on his education in Louisville, at Louisville Central High School and the Louisville Municipal College, in the 1930s and 1940s. He...
    • Oral history interview with Murray Atkins Walls and John Walls.

    • African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Louisville Free Public Library; Girl Scouts; Libraries; Integration; African Americans--Social conditions
    • Oral history interview with Murray Atkins Walls and John Walls, conducted July 27, 1977 by Dwayne Cox. Most of the interview focuses on Murray Atkins Walls, although her husband, John Walls, is also an active participant. They were both involved in...
    • Oral history interview with William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • Oral history interview with Steward Pickett.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; Boy Scouts of America; Elderly poor; Floods--Ohio River; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; National Council of Senior Citizens; Senior House; Senior centers; Scouting (Youth activity); Urban elderly;...
    • Oral history interviews conducted with Mr. Steward Pickett on May 23, June 4, and June 25, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Pickett, a retired assistant Boy Scout executive and board member of Senior House, talks about his family, growing up on an...
    • WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr., launch, 1912.

    • Side wheelers; Ferries; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • WM. S. McCHESNEY, being launched into the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1912. WM. S. McCHESNEY, Jr., a side wheel ferry with a steel hull (169 ft. x 50 ft. x 7ft.) was built at Howard in 1912. Owned...
    • WM. GARIG, 1904 - 1918.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • WM. GARIG, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5.2 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by Baton Rouge & Bayou Sara Packet Co., WM. GARIG operated on the lower Mississippi and Ouachita Rivers. In 1918, she was sold to the...
    • The Union Maid.

    • Women labor union members; Women labor union members--United States; Labor union members; International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Amalgamated...
    • Miriam Gobstoob Canter [...], Chicago, Illinois 60615. Daughter and daughter-in-law of union leaders. Brought up in a union family and mother of children who are either union members or union-minded. 'I'll never cross a picket line, nor will I ever...
    • Bernheim Building.

    • Buildings; Automobiles; Windows; Caufield & Shook, Inc. (photographers); Bernheim Building (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 638-640 S. Fourth Street. One of the earliest office buildings commissioned from the Joseph & Joseph firm, this striking building still stands. During the 1920s and 1930s, it housed the photographic studios of Caufield & Shook, who...
    • Snaking logs.

    • Ox teams; Lumber industry; Mountains; Men
    • Five yoke of oxen haul a butt log to the river. The logs were rafted down river to market in spring. Oak, beech and chestnut were the principal trees timbered. Cattle were worked until the early 1930s.
    • Snaking logs.

    • Ox teams; Lumber industry; Mountains; Men
    • Five yoke of oxen haul a butt log to the river. The logs were rafted down river to market in spring. Oak, beech and chestnut were the principal trees timbered. Cattle were worked until the early 1930s.

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