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  • Subject: United States. Works Progress Administration
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    • 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...
    • U. S. Marine Hospital mural, Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Buildings; Health care facilities; Hospitals; Marine hospitals; United States. Works Progress Administration; Murals
    • Section of WPA project mural by Hendrik Martin Mayer (also known as Henrik) of Indianapolis at U. S. Marine Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Mural shows men working on the docks and steam boat. Muscular men work by a steam boat, carrying barrels,...
    • U. S. Marine Hospital mural, Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Buildings; Health care facilities; Hospitals; Marine hospitals; United States. Works Progress Administration; Murals
    • Section of WPA project mural by Hendrik Martin Mayer (also known as Henrik) of Indianapolis at Marine Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Mural depicts the meeting between European and Native American cultures. A priest stands in the center in front...
    • U. S. Marine Hospital mural, Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Buildings; Health care facilities; Hospitals; Marine hospitals; United States. Works Progress Administration; Murals
    • Section of WPA project mural by Hendrik Martin Mayer (also known as Henrik) of Indianapolis at Marine Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Men stand in a cup shaped boat in the shallows, transporting barrels and steering with poles. Men and women work...
    • U. S. Marine Hospital mural, Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Marine hospitals; United States. Works Progress Administration; Murals
    • Section of WPA project mural by Hendrik Martin Mayer (also known as Henrik) of Indianapolis at Marine Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Mural section appears to be a quick sketch. A man stands on a small train and waves; a man riding a horse waves;...
    • Blacksmith, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Laborers; Blacksmiths; Horses; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Blacksmith at work, Kentucky. A smiling man in a hat and apron stands with his back to two bridled horses attached to a cart (not pictured). The man is kneeling and holding a horseshoe and a small hammer. A toolbox is in front of him. Behind the...
    • Two carts with cargo, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Agricultural laborers; Tobacco industry; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Men hauling what looks like tobacco, Kentucky. Two dark horses pull a white-covered cart on which two men sit. Behind them, two white horses pull a smaller cart, also covered, on which one man sits. There are some trees, a telephone pole, and a...
    • Lumberyard, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Lumberyards; Lumber industry; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Lumberyard, Kentucky. On a snowy river bank there is a shack, with a poster advertising "The national joy smoke: Prince Albert." Stacked lumber is located at either side of the shack. In the foreground is a cart and four horses. The horses are...
    • Bridge at Rough River, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Bridges; Rivers; Bridge construction; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Men building bridge at Rough River, Kentucky. Six men work to build the final span of a rough wood bridge. Large logs are being laid lengthwise from the last support to the bank. Across similar logs, small logs have already been laid horizontally...
    • Bridge at Rough River, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Bridges; Rivers; Bridge construction; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Man building bridge at Rough River, Kentucky. A man holds a horizontal log to a vertical log. He is standing in a recess, like a dam. Behind him is a wall of horizontal logs, reaching his shoulders. To the side is a sloping, similar wall. The area...
    • Road grading, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Laborers; Road construction; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Road grading, Kentucky. Three men drive tractors in a row, grading a dirt road right between two hills; trees are visible on the left bank. The tractor in front says "35."
    • Erosion control, Marion, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Laborers; Erosion protection works; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Erosion control near Marion, Kentucky. A shirtless man controls a tractor through the dirt as a man to his right observes from a rock and dirt pile. In the distance behind them is a large truck in front of a steep dirt bank.
    • Loading rocks, Wolfe County, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Laborers; Quarrying; Rocks; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Loading rock at Wolfe County, Kentucky. Seven young men in overalls or jeans and white shirts surround a wheelbarrow and bend to hit rocks with mallets. The rocks are fist sized and light in color. The men are surrounded by a wall of dark boulders.
    • Road near Falmouth, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Roads; United States. Works Progress Administration
    • Road near Falmouth, Kentucky. View of left roadside with rolling hills, dipping in the middle, and a few trees. Along the close side of the road a car is parked beside a wire fence.

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