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  • Description: 1940s
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    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • 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.

    • 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 Jesse Bell.

    • Oral history interview with Jesse Bell.

    • African Americans; African American physicians; Physicians; Hospitals; Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.); Race relations; Integration

    • Oral history interview with Louisville physician Jesse Bell conducted on July 28, 1979 by Olivia Frederick. Dr. Bell discusses his early life and education, including his training at Alcorn College, Morehouse College, and Meharry Medical College....
    • Oral history interview with Murray Atkins Walls and John Walls.

    • 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.

    • 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 Goldie Beckett.

    • Oral history interview with Goldie Beckett.

    • Undertakers and undertaking; Business people; African American businesspeople; Politicians; African American politicians; Discrimination in public accommodations; Segregation--Law and legislation; Discrimination in employment; African...

    • Oral history interview with Goldie Winstead Beckett, conducted on September 12, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. In this interview, Mrs. Beckett discusses her life as well as her husband’s experiences as alderman in the city of Louisville in the late 1940s...
    • First aid class.

    • First aid class.

    • Louisville City Hospital; Louisville General Hospital; Nursing students; First aid

    • Student nurses at Louisville City Hospital or Louisville General Hospital in a first aid class. Four long rows of students in striped blouses with cuffs, aprons, and caps. In the center rows, women lie on their stomachs with their hands under...
    • Schneider Hall, 1964.

    • Schneider Hall, 1964.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.);

    • Schneider Hall, with "overhang" covering doorway. This is the rear of the building. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. Current uses: A&S...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.);

    • Front of Schneider Hall; the building bears a name plate reading "University Library." The stairway and part of the front entrance can be seen. Named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian. The cornerstone was laid...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Women; Kiosks; Libraries; Librarians;

    • Public services area in the University Library, Schneider Hall. People are seated on curving padded benches. There are people at the circulation desk, and at the card catalog. The kiosk near the front held the charter of the city of Louisville;...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Snow;

    • Entrance to Schneider Hall, in the snow. The nameplate near the entryway reads, "University Library." There is a person walking down the stairway near the library. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Women; Kiosks;

    • Young woman stands by kiosk holding charter of the city of Louisville; behind her is the paneled mural depicting early Louisville. Schneider Hall was named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian, and it originally housed the...
    • Schneider Hall.

    • Schneider Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Schneider Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries;

    • Schneider Hall, named in honor of Evelyn Schneider, long-time University Librarian, this building originally housed the University Library. The cornerstone was laid on January 12, 1956. Current uses: A&S Fine Arts Department; Art Library;...
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