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    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Jazz; Jazz singers; Women jazz musicians
    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes, a jazz singer from Louisville, conducted on June 12, 1979 by Mary Bobo, for the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center. In this interview, Ms. Humes discusses her career, including her start in...
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band with instruments, December 28, 1931.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The five African American men wear chefs' garb and each play instruments: guitars, banjo, fiddle, and jug. This photo was taken at the Greater Louisville Bank & Loan Association meeting.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, November 15, 1919.

    • Jug bands; Musicians; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; People; Men
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. Wearing chef uniforms, the African American musicians play guitar, banjo, fiddle and jug.
    • Jones Orchestra at Schneider's Road House, 1921.

    • African American musicians; Musicians; African Americans; Trombones; Trumpets; Saxophones; Drums (Musical instruments); Pianos; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Violins; Banjos; People
    • Six African American musicians perform in an open pavilion. The drum reads "Jones Orchestra." Other instruments include trombone, violin, banjo, piano, trumpet, and saxophone. Outside of the pavilion tables are set up.
    • Luncheon party, 1927.

    • Jug bands; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Parties; Segregation; People
    • A group of African American musicians kneels in the foreground. They wear overalls and straw hats and each hold an instrument including jug, guitar, banjo, and saxophone. In a covered outdoor area at three rows of tables a large group of mostly...
    • Three Musicians.

    • Cubist; Synthetic Cubist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "Synthetic Cubism marked a return to bright color. Whereas Analytic Cubism fragmented objects into abstract geometric forms, Synthetic Cubism arranged flat shapes of color to form objects. Picasso's Three Musicians - a clarinetist on the left, a...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Nightclubs--Kentucky--Louisville; Singers; Musicians
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key, conducted October 25, 1977 by Robert Friedman. Mr. Key was a musician. He was born in Louisville but really launched his career in Chicago before touring as a singer. In this interview, he discusses his...
    • 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...
    • Ballard Chefs Quartet, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; African American musicians; Musicians; African Americans; Microphones; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a quartet who had their own radio show on Louisville's WHAS. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and are in front of a microphone with WHAS on top.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each hold instruments: banjos, fiddle, and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Quartet, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Microphones; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a quartet who had their own radio show on Louisville's WHAS, pose for a portrait. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and are in front of a microphone with WHAS on top.
    • Ballard Chefs Quartet, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Microphones; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a quartet who had their own radio show on Louisville's WHAS, pose for a portrait. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and are in front of a microphone with WHAS on top.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each hold instruments: banjos, fiddle and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Quartet, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Microphones; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a quartet who had their own radio show on Louisville's WHAS, pose for a portrait. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and are in front of a microphone with WHAS on top.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; Jug bands; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Microphones; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, play their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each plays an instrument: banjos, fiddle, and jug in front of a WHAS microphone.

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