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    • 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 Frances Smith.

    • African Americans; African American churches; African American single mothers ; African American teenage mothers; Nursing homes; Nursing home administrators; People's Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.); Single mothers; Teenage marriage; Teenage...
    • Oral history interview conducted on May 9, 1979 with Frances Smith by Mary Bobo. Mrs. Smith, a former nursing home owner and administrator discusses her childhood in Russellville, Kentucky, moving to Louisville at age twelve to tend to an aunt,...
    • Oral history interview with Mae Street Kidd.

    • African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Race relations; Public relations; Discrimination in housing; Housing; African American legislators; Insurance agents; Women legislators; African American legislators; Kentucky--Politics and...
    • Oral history interview conducted with legislator Mae Street Kidd on October 10, November 11, and December 5, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. Ms. Kidd discusses her life, including her childhood growing up in Bourbon County. Kidd attended the Lincoln...
    • Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Physicians; College administrators; Teachers; People associated with education & communication
    • Portrait of Dr. Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a cloche hat and blazer. Alice Newcombe Pickett (1888-1971) joined the medical faculty at the University of Louisville in 1921 as the head of the obstetrics department. Nicknamed "Ma...
    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative panel featuring a young man in profile wearing a helmet with wings, a horn, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), two snakes wrapped around a staff with wings (caduceus), and a scroll with Greek text. At the base...
    • Julia Tuttle/Miami Florida/USA.

    • Tuttle, Julia, 1849-1898
    • ANNA CORDELIA LOCHMAN PARKIN (Mrs. Robert W. Parkin) / Born Springfield, Illinois, August 14, 1909 / B.F.A. The Art Institute of Chicago, Academic work at the University of Chicago and The University of Wisconsin. / Occupational Therapy work at...
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries
    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language
    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • J.B. Speed Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Cupolas; Weather vanes; Driveways; Shrubs; J.B. Speed School of Engineering;
    • J.B. Speed Hall, the Speed School of Engineering's main building. Eastern Parkway is visible in front of the building. Part of the building's half-circle driveway and greenery are visible. The weather vane atop the cupola is visible, but not...
    • J.B. Speed Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Weather vanes; Cupolas;
    • J.B. Speed Hall. Its cupola and weather vane are visible across Eastern Parkway. This building was built largely with funds from the Works Progress Administration and James B. Speed's two children, Olive Speed Sackett and William S. Speed. Current...
    • J.B. Speed Hall under construction, 1940.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Construction; Building construction; Construction workers; Automobiles;
    • J.B. Speed Hall, under construction. There are several cars parked nearby, and supports lean out windows on the top floor. Workers can be seen on the roof. J.B. Speed Hall was built largely with funds from the Works Progress Administration and...
    • J.B. Speed Hall at night.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Cupolas; Columns; Night; Night photographs;
    • J.B. Speed Hall, seen from the front at night. The cupola is illuminated, but the weather vane is only barely visible. J.B. Speed Hall was built largely with funds from the Works Progress Administration and James B. Speed's two children, Olive...
    • J.B. Speed Hall groundbreaking, 1940.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Ground breaking ceremonies; Men; Women; Crowds; Shovels; Signs (Notices); Grawemeyer Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); J.B....
    • Groundbreaking for J.B. Speed Hall. One man in a long coat and hat is pushing a shovel into the ground with his foot. A crowd, predominantly male, stands nearby looking on. There is a sign near the crowd that reads, "USA / Work Program / WPA."...
    • J.B. Speed Hall, 1942.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Cupolas; Weather vanes;
    • J.B. Speed Hall seen from the front. The cupola and weathervane are clearly visible. A corner of Parkway Field is visible on the left. The caption on this postcard reads, "Speed Scientific School, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky." This...
    • J.B. Speed Hall at night, circa 2004.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Educational facilities; Sunrises & sunsets; J.B. Speed Hall (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Silhouette of the cupola atop J.B. Speed Hall, framed by treetops, photographed at sunset. J.B. Speed Hall was built largely with funds from the Works Progress Administration and James B. Speed's two children, Olive Speed Sackett and William S....

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