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    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Dragon's head, small shield with text, and intricate ornamentation. A scroll with text runs across the center of the design. The text on the shield is "Never less alone than when alone." The scroll says "Bruno Alberts." Born in Louisville, Bruno...
    • William Waller McBryde.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Trees and a castle in silhouette framed by a circular border with text. The border contains the text "He is never alone who is accompanied by noble thoughts." In front of the border is a knight in armor on a horse. Below the horse is a shield with...
    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing a heart with crown on top of it and three stars. Above the shield is a crown. The shield is framed by a circular border of a text and a scroll along the bottom with text. The text around the shield is "A good book is the best...
    • Mary Verhoeff.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative shield with a row of three birds on top and a fourth bird above a painter's palette on the bottom. Below the shield is an open book. The name "Mary Verhoeff" is below the book. Decorative torches are on either side of the shield and...
    • Julia Kramer.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Bridge to a castle with the sun shining through clouds. The bridge and castle are framed by a circular border with text. The text around the image is "Books are a finer world within the world." Below the border is an open book. These elements are...
    • Percy Newhall Booth.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing three fanged animal heads [possibly boars] in profile facing up. Above the shield is a lion. Below is a scroll with text. The shield is framed by decorative flourishes. A scroll above the lion contains the text "Ex Libris." The...
    • Dilworth Richardson Lupton.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Ornate decorative border around three blocks of text. The top block of text contains the name "Dilworth Richardson Lupton." The center block contains the phrase "His Book." The bottom block contains the Latin words, "Aequus, Animus, Atque,...
    • Archie Bilicke.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Decorative shield featuring a knight reading a book on a horse. In the background is a castle. Above the shield is a knight's helmet. A book with text lies open near the base of the shield. The book contains the text "This is [ye] way to all good...
    • James Griffin Thompson.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield featuring Greek text, a row of three flowers, and a cross. Below the shield is a scroll with the Latin phrase "Ut Prosin." Above the shield are a unicorn on the right and a large bird [possibly a griffin] on the left. Beyond the two animals...
    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Books and manuscripts, Medieval
    • A fifteenth century scribe prepared this blank leaf made of animal skin by marking 19 straight lines before writing a text. Animal skin was still being used for many books during this time, although paper was known in Europe by the fourteenth...
    • 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,...
    • Bookplate Association International.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Book Plate Association International
    • Wreath topped by an eagle behind a shield with the pattern of the American flag with thirteen stars and stripes. A torch is on either side of the eagle. The bottom of the wreath features an open book and a series of ten decorative shields or coats...
    • Breaux Collection, Southwestern Louisiana Institute.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning
    • Scalloped shield with a dragon on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the helmet is the phrase "Ex Libris." Below the design inside a rectangular frame is the text "Gustave Arvilien Breaux 1828-1910" and...
    • Alexander Mackenzie Watson.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Globe showing North America and South America. An anchor is behind the globe. An eagle is on top of the bird. A scroll with the Latin phrase "Semper Fidelis" is above the eagle. The name "Alexander Mackenzie Watson" is below the globe. Below the...
    • Victor Ellis Breeden.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • Man in ancient clothing with a walking stick climbs a mountain overgrown with ivy towards a castle or fortress. The design is surrounded by a decorative border. Within the design are six lines of scrolls with the text "One who never turned his back...
    • James Clark and Mildred Clark.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing two crescents and an animal head with fangs [possibly boar]. Above the shield is a man blowing a bugle [possibly a hunter]. Decorative scrolls with text serves as a border around the shield. The phrase "The wicked borrow and...
    • Kennedy Clark and Toska Clark.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels
    • Shield containing two crescents and an animal head with fangs [possibly boar]. Above the shield is a man blowing a bugle [possibly a hunter]. Decorative scrolls with text serves as a border around the shield. The phrase "The wicked borrow and...

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