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    • Simmons University faculty, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • African American educators; African American college teachers; Teachers; Group portraits; African Americans--Education (Higher); Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Education; College presidents; African Americans
    • Faculty of Simmons University in the 1920s, including Rev. C. H. Parrish, President. The bottom of the photograph reads: "Faculty." The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute...
    • 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...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform and the House of Refuge. Bags of what appears to...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform. A brick building is under construction at the...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform. A brick building is under construction in the...
    • 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.
    • 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. ...
    • Simmons University commencement, Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • African Americans--Education (Higher); Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Graduation ceremonies; Education; Building construction; African American college students; College students; Universities & colleges--Buildings; Simmons University...
    • Simmons University commencement in 1924 taking place during construction of the boys' dormitory designed by African-American architectural firm Plato and Evans. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal...
    • Simmons University commencement, Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • African Americans--Education (Higher); Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Graduation ceremonies; Education; Building construction; African American college students; College students; Universities & colleges--Buildings; Simmons University...
    • Simmons University commencement in 1924 taking place during construction of the boys' dormitory designed by African-American architectural firm Plato and Evans. The back of the photograph reads: "Commencement Time at Simmons University." The...
    • African-American doctor, 1940.

    • African Americans--Hospitals; Nurses; Physicians; Sick persons
    • An African-American doctor examines a small child on a table. Next to the table sits a woman holding another child in her lap. A nurse stands next to the doctor who is using a stethoscope. Enlargement made for Health Council Community Chest, Mrs....
    • African-American hospital ward, 1940.

    • African Americans--Hospitals; Nurses; Sick persons
    • African-American hospital ward. Patients lie in the beds on either side of the room. Nurses and other hospital employees are near the back of the room. A girl sits on a chair in the middle of the room. Text on image: [Lay] Brad. Photo Nashville....
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr.

    • African Americans; African American business enterprises; African American businesspeople; Drugstores; Pharmacists; African American pharmacists; Urban renewal; Automobile 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 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 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson (1976).

    • African Americans; African American educators; Segregation in higher education; Civil rights workers; African Americans--Education (Higher); Race relations; University of Louisville; University of Kentucky; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Lyman T. Johnson on May 6, 1976 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson, a civil rights activist and educator focuses on Johnson’s involvement in the effort to integrate the University of Louisville and the University 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...

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