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    • 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...
    • Jane Addams/Chicago/USA.

    • Addams, Jane, 1860-1935
    • Quilters: / Darcia Behrens and Sally Page each have a Master Degree in Social Work and have been professional colleagues for the past eight years. In addition, they share a similar interest in creative stitchery and needlework design. / JANE...
    • Oral history interview with William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • 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 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...
    • U. S. Custom House, Louisville, Kentucky, 1900.

    • Buildings; Government facilities; Customhouses
    • Old U. S. Custom House lobby, Louisville, Kentucky, 1900. The lobby is festooned with large, gathered, striped ribbons and a United States flag, similarly gathered and curved. Seating visible below. Photograph on cardboard backing. On back of...
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, 1904.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • H.ST.L. COPPEE, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1904. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg District, H.ST.L. COPPEE operated on the lower Mississippi River. H.ST.L. COPPEE...
    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE, 1908.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF MUSKOGEE backing out from Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana on a trial run up the Ohio River. CITY OF MUSKOGEE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (127.6 ft. x 28.5 ft. x 4.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1908. Owned by Merchants...
    • SAMUEL L. MAY, 1925.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SAMUEL L. MAY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (150 ft. x 28 ft. x 3.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by Union Sand & Gravel in Huntington, West Virginia, SAMUEL L. MAY operated on the upper Ohio River. She was dismantled in 1951.
    • DEMOPOLIS, 1920.

    • Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • DEMOPOLIS, a propeller towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 24 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1920. Owned by Inland Waterways Corporation in St. Louis, she operated on the Warrior River and was dismantled in 1952.
    • GUNTERSVILLE, 1903.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • GUNTERSVILLE, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (140 ft. x 28 ft. x 4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, GUNTERSVILLE operated in the Guntersville, Alabama area. Its main use was towing...
    • SENATOR CORDILL, 1901 - 1902.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat engines; Launchings; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • SENATOR CORDILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (170 ft. x 33 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1902. Owned by Vicksburg & Natchez Packet Co., SENATOR CORDILL operated on the Mississippi River in the Vicksburg and Natchez areas initially,...
    • G.W. HILL, 1909.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Ship trials; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • G.W. HILL, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (190 ft. x 36 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by G. W. Hill, the boat operated in the St. Louis -Calhoun County area initially and, after being converted to an excursion boat, on the...
    • TITAN, 1930.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • TITAN, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (136 ft. x 34 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1930. Owned by Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, TITAN operated on the upper Ohio River. She was sold for scrap in 1953.
    • GEM, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • GEM, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (135 ft. x 21 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Capt. Ben C. Rea, GEM operated on the Red River. She was running trade in the New Orleans and Bayou Sara area when she burned on February 14,...

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