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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Youngstown rail yard, Louisville, Kentucky, 1946.

    • Railroads; Railroad tracks; Rail shops & yards; Railroad cars; Railroad facilities
    • An elevated view of the Youngstown rail yard that served the Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Rail Road located in the Portland neighborhood. Roughly a dozen separate tracks are visible. Rows of railroad cars are on the tracks and buildings in the...
    • Youngstown rail yard, Louisville, Kentucky, 1946.

    • Railroads; Railroad tracks; Rail shops & yards; Railroad cars; Railroad facilities
    • An elevated view of the Youngstown rail yard that served the Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Rail Road located in the Portland neighborhood. Roughly a dozen separate tracks are visible. The Portland neighborhood can be seen in the distance.
    • Youngstown rail yard, Louisville, Kentucky, 1946.

    • Railroads; Railroad tracks; Rail shops & yards; Railroad cars; Railroad facilities
    • An elevated view of the Youngstown rail yard that served the Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Rail Road located in the Portland neighborhood. Roughly a dozen separate tracks are visible. Rows of railroad cars are on the tracks and buildings in the...
    • Youngstown rail yard, Louisville, Kentucky, 1946.

    • Railroads; Railroad tracks; Rail shops & yards; Railroad cars; Railroad facilities
    • An elevated view of the Youngstown rail yard that served the Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Rail Road located in the Portland neighborhood. Roughly a dozen separate tracks are visible. On the left is a large structure and railroad cars. Buildings in...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • African Americans--Education (Elementary); African Americans--Education (Higher); National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.); Fisk University; Howard University; African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights; African...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Ruth Bryant on July 24, 1977 by Kenneth L. Chumbley. Mrs. Bryant, a community activist, primarily discusses her involvement in community organizing and political activism during the 1960’s in Louisville. ...
    • 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...
    • 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 Lyman T. Johnson.

    • African Americans; Jefferson County Public Schools; School board members; School boards; School superintendents; School boards--African American membership; Busing (School integration); School integration; Public schools; Race relations
    • Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson, conducted on March 24, 1982 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson discusses his tenure on the Louisville/Jefferson County board of education in the late 1970s. He discusses the challenges of merging the city and...
    • Louisville Water Company reservoir, 1913.

    • Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Reservoirs; Pumping stations; Buildings
    • Address: Reservoir Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. The Louisville Water Company Pumping Station in the Crescent Hill neighborhood is shown. A metal fence surrounds the reservoir and pumping station.
    • Boys playing baseball, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Boys; Baseball; Games; Hats; Brick wall signs; Signs (Notices); People
    • Boys prepare to play baseball in a ritual where a representative from each team wraps his hand around the bat just above the other team representative's hand. The boy whose hand covers the top of the bat will likely decide whether his team bats or...
    • Louisville Male High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Aerial views; Aerial photographs; Schools; Stadiums; Buildings; Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 900 S. Brook Street, Louisville, Kentucky. This aerial view shows the neighborhood surrounding Louisville Male High School as well as the school and its stadium in 1922. The homes to the left of Brook Street have since been removed to make...
    • Engine Co. #21 Firehouse, Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Fire stations; Street railroads; Buildings; Historic buildings; Transportation
    • Address: 2620 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. A trolley approaches the firehouse at the corner of Frankfort and Franck Avenues in the Crescent Hill neighborhood. An advertisement on the trolley reads, "First Mortgage Bonds without a loss...

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