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    • Standard Oil Building, 2013.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Offices;
    • Standard Oil Building seen from the street. There are cars parked along the curb. Location: 426 West Bloom Street. Current uses: School of Urban and Public Affairs. Former uses: housed the Center for Urban and Economic Research, Standard Oil of...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Lattimore Cole.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African American newspapers; Louisville Leader (Ky.); Kentucky Reporter (Louisville, Ky.); Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co....
    • Oral history interview with Lattimore Cole conducted on November 26, 1977 by Dwayne Cox. In this interview, Mr. Cole discusses his early education in Louisville, working for his father’s newspaper the Louisville Leader and describes what it was...
    • 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 Joseph Hammond.

    • African Americans; Urban renewal; Small Business Administration (United States); African American business enterprises; African American real estate agents; Youth--Political activity; Busing (School integration); Low-income housing
    • Oral history interview conducted with Joseph Hammond on April 16, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Hammond, a small business owner and real estate agent, discusses his childhood, education and life as a young adult living and working in Louisville. He...
    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American social workers; African American educators; African American college teachers; Segregation in education; Civil rights leaders; Lincoln Institute...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love, conducted on October 2, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Dr. Love was a U of L professor and administrator, and sister of civil rights leader Whitney Young, Jr. Dr. Love discusses her parents, Laura and...
    • 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,...
    • Urban Building, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Streets; Cobblestone streets
    • Address: 122 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. On the first floor of the Urban Building are plate glass windows with signs for "Lincoln Building & Loan Association" and "L&N." Above the plate glass windows are leaded or stained glass...
    • Martin F. Schmidt Photographs of Louisville, 1956-1966

    • Buildings; Stores & shops; Religious facilities; Industrial facilities; Storage facilities
    • The Martin F. Schmidt Photographs of Louisville contain 573 color snapshot photographs of buildings in downtown Louisville, Kentucky shot between 1956 and 1966. The albums begin with 100 images of downtown churches then moves to buildings from the...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 20.

    • Buildings; Textbooks; Children; Reading; Newspapers; Graphic design; Stores & shops; Steamboats; Carriages & coaches; Seals (Insignia); Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Dwellings; Houses; Slavery; African Americans; Drugstores; Cities &...
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the word "AND" and the circular image of a house on an urban street, the images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, from left to right...
    • Patterson Hall.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities; Trees;
    • Patterson Hall, seen from across a field. A tree partially obscures the building. Patterson Hall was named in honor of John L. Patterson, former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and University Chancellor. Part of the original House of...
    • Patterson Hall, 1930s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities; Research facilities; Men; Utility poles;
    • Patterson Hall with three men standing nearby. There is a utility pole near the building, as well. Patterson Hall was named in honor of John L. Patterson, former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and University Chancellor. Part of the...
    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities;
    • Baptist Student Center (former) prior to its destruction, through urban renewal, to make way for the Life Science building. This stone and brick building has a concrete sidewalk leading up to its front doors, and has the words "Baptist Student...
    • 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. ...
    • Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Streets; Stores & shops; Buildings; Political posters
    • Address: 3900 block of Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky. An accident had happened on this street and the photograph was taken for the insurance company for the case Kroger Grocery & Baking Co. vs. Myrl Myers. This portion of the street is...
    • Ruby Apartments, Louisville, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Apartment houses; Dwellings; Buildings; Segregation
    • Address: 1127 S. Seventeenth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A brick apartment building is shown in a residential area. A small sign declares it Ruby Apartments. Another sign reads, "For Rent to colored. These modern apartments, two rooms & bath &...

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