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    • Visual Resources Center Digital Image Collection

    • Art; Architecture; Photographs
    • The Visual Resources Center (VRC) Digital Image Collection is the teaching and research image collection of the Department of Fine Arts/Allen R. Hite Art Institute Visual Resources Center. It is a continuously expanding collection of digital images...
    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • African Americans; African American businesspeople; African Americans--Social conditions; Race relations; Slavery; Civil rights; Urban renewal; Libraries; Nurseries (Horticulture)
    • Oral history interview conducted with Nelson Goodwin on January 10, 1979 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Goodwin, a nursery owner and local historian from Louisville, Kentucky, discusses his ancestors and other African Americans who lived in the...
    • Oral history interview with James “Jimmy” Stewart.

    • Segregation in education; African American construction workers; Construction workers; African Americans; Labor unions; Race relations; Laborers' International Union of North America; Women construction workers; African Americans--Employment; A....
    • Oral history interview conducted with James "Jimmy" Stewart on April 4, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Stewart, business manager for Local 576 of the Laborers' International Union of North America discusses segregation in education in Tennessee where he...
    • B.J. and J.B. (Ferries), circa 1900.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • It appears the photographer labeled two of these three images "B.J. Ferry" and the other "J.B.", but no other information is available. They may have been sister ships built around the same time, or they may actually be the same vessel.
    • African American Oral History Collection

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights; Integration; Race relations
    • Currently including 26 interviews (available as audio files and transcriptions), mostly conducted in the late 1970s, that document the many aspects of life in Louisville, particularly as experienced by African Americans, this digital collection...
    • Royal Photo Company Collection

    • Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works; Buildings; Commercial facilities; City & town life; Cityscapes
    • Images taken by the Royal Photo Company, a Louisville, Kentucky commercial photo studio in operation from 1904 to 1973. The entire collection, acquired by the University of Louisville in 1982, contains over 13,000 photographic negatives taken...
    • Caufield & Shook Collection

    • People; Buildings; Transportation; City & town life; Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works;
    • The collection of over half a million negatives and 2,000 vintage prints includes work for Louisville architects, builders, banks and financial houses, wholesale and retail merchants, advertisers, government agencies, public utilities, and private...
    • Louisville West Quadrangle. Kentucky - Indiana.

    • Maps; 7.5 minute series (topographic);Topographic maps; Quadrangle maps
    • Topographic map on a scale of 1:24000 encompassing a portion of New Albany, Indiana to the northwest; Waverly Hills to the south; and Children's Hospital in downtown Louisville to the northeast. A legend classifies roads as heavy-duty, medium-duty,...
    • Star Theater, west side 4th north of Jefferson, 1920s.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Signs (Notices); Advertisements
    • Movie posters adorn entrance to Louisville, Kentucky's Star Theater, along with advertisements for prices and snacks available. Attached to bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; Star Theater, west side of 4th north of Jefferson,...
    • Patrons at a soda fountain counter.

    • Drugstores; Stores & shops; Advertisements; Advertising; Coca-Cola Company; People; Diners (Restaurants); Ice cream & ices; Soda fountains
    • Patrons sitting and standing at a soda fountain counter. All of the women are wearing cloche style hats, and some of the men are wearing hats as well. Behind the counter are signs advertising the prices and menu items available, while a high shelf...
    • Christmas joys.

    • Santa Claus; Christmas cards; Christmas trees
    • Santa Clause holds a jester or elf or doll near a Christmas tree, which is decorated with lit candles. Post marked 1915 on verso. No publisher information available, but "series 61 E" is printed on verso.
    • Menges Hall, before 1953.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Barracks; Dormitories; University of Louisville. School of Business; Southern Police Institute
    • Menges Hall, a former barracks building used for various purposes by the University of Louisville. The side of the building is fully visible; part of another barracks building is visible behind it. A Gulf Oil sign rises above it in the rear. The...
    • Duthie Center for Engineering, as Kersey Library.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Libraries; Banners;
    • Close view of the front of Kersey Library of Engineering and Technology, looking up toward the gable on the front of the building. The word "Research" is inscribed over the columns of the doorway, below a small balcony-like structure. The Speed...

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