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    • Metropolitan Sewer District Collection

    • Sewerage; Sewers; Buildings; Streets; Public utility companies; Public utilities--Kentucky--Louisville
    • The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Collection records the construction of sewer lines, drainage work, and floodwall protection projects throughout Louisville in the early twentieth century through the beginning of World War II. While the scope...
    • Dean's Building, circa 1928.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Women; Lounges; Tables; Chairs; Benches;
    • Room within the Dean's Building from the time when it was used as the Women's Building. Several women are seated in chairs; most of them appear to be reading. The room is sparsely furnished with simple chairs, small tables, and lamps, along with a...
    • Dean's Building, circa 1928.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Women; Lounges; Couches; Chairs; Pianos;
    • Room from within the Dean's Building, from the period when it was known as the Women's Building. Women sit on chairs and couches, most of them reading. There is a piano against a wall on the far side of the room. There are no decorations on the...
    • Dean's Building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings;
    • The Dean's Building, with weeds in the foreground. A covered entrance is visible; other buildings and cars are seen indistinctly in the background. The Dean's Building was formerly used as the Women's Building. The cars date this image to the 1920s...
    • 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...
    • Louisville police, City Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, 1889.

    • Police; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Uniforms; Nightsticks
    • Police officers, in uniform and holding billy clubs, posed in front of Louisville, Kentucky's City Hall, at 6th and Jefferson Streets. Used in Samuel Thomas's "Views of Louisville since 1766" (C. Thomas Hardin, 1971). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • City Hall (1937 Flood).

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Buildings; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Streets; Automobiles; Disaster relief; City & town halls; City Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Government facilities
    • Louisville, Kentucky's City Hall during the 1937 Flood, with floodwater, haphazardly parked cars, and a fire engine. City Hall was used as the center for all relief, rescue and rehabilitation efforts, as noted in Rick Bell's "The Great Flood 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...
    • Louisville waterfront from North, 1922.

    • Steamboats; Smokestacks; Buildings; Transportation
    • Two steamboats are docked along the waterfront in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The paddlewheel of one is exposed. A cloud of dark smoke hovers over the water although it is unclear if it is generating from the boats or the numerous smokestacks...
    • Greystone Apartments, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Apartment houses; Dwellings; Fences; Ironwork; Buildings
    • Address: 418 W. Ormsby Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. According to the 1924 Caron's city directory, this building was an apartment house known as Greystone Apartments. A small section of grass is in front of the sidewalk. Beyond the sidewalk is a...
    • Castleman statue, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Sculpture; Horses; Buildings; Parks; Castleman, John Breckinridge, 1841-1918
    • Located at the intersection of Cherokee Parkway and Cherokee Road, Louisville, Kentucky, and framed by one of the grand houses in the Cherokee Triangle area, the Castleman Statue sits on an island at the edge of Cherokee Park. The statue depicts...
    • Uniontown City Hall.

    • Government facilities; City & town halls; Buildings; Men; Children; Boys; Carts & wagons; Horses
    • A dark-clad crowd of almost two dozen men and three small boys gather in front of Uniontown, Kentucky's City Hall, a deep, narrow, two-story brick building which has an ornamental roof, large second floor windows, and a wood framed canopy over the...
    • Shakers/Kentucky/U.S.A.

    • Shaker women; Pleasant Hill (Ky.)
    • This Honor Quilt block was designed and stitched by Cathy Anderson. I am a professional needlewoman and have sold my wares through the restored Shaker village at Pleasant Hill. I am currently President of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Embroiderers'...

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