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    • Oral history interview with Louise Reynolds.

    • African Americans; African American politicians; African American businesspeople; African American business enterprises; Women politicians; Civil rights; Louisville (Ky.)--Politics and government; Politicians; Integration; Discrimination in housing
    • Oral history interview conducted with Louise Reynolds on June 13, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Louise Reynolds was the first African American woman elected alderman in the city of Louisville. Ms. Reynolds discusses her work with the Republican Party,...
    • Thomas Coffin Cooke, circa 1926.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men
    • Portrait of actor, director, and stage manager Thomas Coffin Cooke wearing a suit jacket and black bow tie. It is inscribed to Boyd Martin, longtime theatre critic for Louisville's Courier-Journal newspaper and also director of the University of...
    • Oral history interview with Maurice Rabb.

    • African Americans; African American physicians; African Americans--Hospitals; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Education; Segregation in education; African Americans--Medical care; Hospitals; Medical education; Race...
    • Oral history interview with Louisville physician Maurice Rabb. Dr. Rabb discusses his early life and education in Mississippi. He speaks of his experiences as a student at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, comparing race relations in his...
    • Collegiate Institute.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Collegiate Institute of Louisville; Educational facilities;
    • This building was the second home of Louisville Collegiate Institute, or Louisville College. Louisville Collegiate Institute was created November 14, 1837 with provisions for seven departments: Mental and Moral Science and Political Economy;...
    • Parkway Field, 1950s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Sports & recreation facilities; Stadiums; Parkway Field (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Parkway Field, with schedule of home football games posted on the wall. Parkway Field has a long history with the university and the city. In addition to serving as Louisville's minor league baseball field (1923-1956), it provided a home to the...
    • Parkway Field.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Sports & recreation facilities; Stadiums; Parkway Field (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Parkway field seen from a distance. Industrial buildings can be seen in the background, and smoke or steam rises from several smokestacks. The words "Parkway Field" are written on the roof that covers the stands, and the field has large stadium...
    • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Stadiums; Parking lots; Automobiles; Vehicles;
    • Built on the site of Louisville and Nashville Railroad's South Louisville Shops, the University of Louisville's football stadium bears the name of the locally-based pizza chain and sponsor, Papa Johns. This is an overhead shot with the stands full...
    • Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, University of Louisville.

    • Stadiums; University of Louisville--Football; University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; University of Louisville--Sports
    • A yellow and black crane stretches up toward a bank of lights near the entrance gates to Cardinal Stadium. Built on the site of Louisville and Nashville Railroad's South Louisville Shops, the University of Louisville's football stadium bears the...
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr.

    • African Americans; African American business enterprises; African American Business people; Drugstores; Pharmacists; African American pharmacists; Urban renewal; Service stations; Standard Oil Company; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr., conducted on August 17, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Moorman was a businessman in Louisville's Walnut Street area. Mr. Moorman discusses his parents and grandparents, and his early life in Owensboro,...
    • August 2009 Flood Collection

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Disasters
    • On the morning of August 4, 2009, record-breaking rains fell in central Louisville and surrounding counties between 7 am and 10 am EDT, with reported hourly rainfall rates as high as 8.83 inches. The Louisville Free Public Library's main branch and...
    • Rand, McNally & Co.'s Louisville.

    • Maps
    • Map of Louisville, Kentucky, including Portland, Shippingport, the Ohio River islands, Jeffersonville Indiana, and an inset of the "Southern Extension of Louisville," where the University of Louisville's Belknap Campus is now located. Printed at...
    • Young Men's Hebrew Association, exterior.

    • Buildings; Lodges; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.); Canopies;
    • Address: 729 S. Second Street (Building no longer exists). Although the building materials, mostly brick, are modest, this building was made distinctive through the use of contrasting stone belts to delineate the floor levels, quoins on the window...
    • 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...

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