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    • Citizen's National Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; Universities & colleges--Buildings; Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.)--Buildings; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; Hospitals; Medical education;...
    • "Citizen's National Hospital" is engraved above the entrance to the building and a sign in the window advertises Dr. Houser on duty. The building which sits on West Chestnut is believed to have been Simmons University Hospital. The back of the...
    • Pampered dog looking at photograph.

    • Dogs; Photographs; Knitting; Vases; Flowers; Books
    • A small dog, perhaps Pekingese, lies on a small bench on top of a table. He is looking up at a framed photograph of an antebellum couple by Kate Matthews (ULPA 2007.14.031.p). There are also books, a basket with knitting needles and yarn, and a...
    • Simmons University ceremony, circa 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; College presidents; Rites & ceremonies; Military uniforms; African Americans
    • An outdoor ceremony at Simmons University with C. H. Parrish appearing to lead the ceremony. There appear to be men both on stage and in the audience wearing military uniforms. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The...
    • Baxter II.

    • Delia B. Baxter Biomedical Research Building (Louisville, Ky.); Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Research facilities;
    • Back of Baxter II building, a multi-story red and beige brick buildling. Part of the street is also visible. Four million dollars were provided by Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation, established by Baxter International Pharmaceutical Company,...
    • Dr. Charles Lee Purce, circa 1900.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); Portrait photographs; College presidents; African Americans
    • Back of the photograph reads "Dr. P---ce President." Probably Dr. Charles Lee Purce, president of State University from 1894-1905. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute...
    • Boys High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1915.

    • Buildings; Educational facilities; Schools; Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Boys High School, later Male High School, at the corner of Brook Street and Breckinridge Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Four-story building with front entrance pillars and also a small side porch. There are pediments over the top floor's windows,...
    • Duthie Center for Engineering, as Kersey Library.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Libraries; Banners;
    • Close view of the front of Kersey Library of Engineering and Technology, looking up toward the gable on the front of the building. The word "Research" is inscribed over the columns of the doorway, below a small balcony-like structure. The Speed...
    • Simmons University commercial class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Typewriters; Typewriting; Classrooms; Blackboards; Teachers;...
    • Commercial class at Simmons University were students learn skills such as typing and shorthand. The chalkboard reads "Gentlemen, In this Institution we have a Commercial Course second to none." The instructor pictured is Mrs. Mary B. Taylor. The...
    • Simmons University commercial class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Typewriters; Typewriting; Classrooms; African Americans
    • Commercial class at Simmons University where students learn skills such as typing and shorthand. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute (1879), State University (1883),...
    • Simmons University commercial class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Typewriters; Typewriting; Classrooms; African Americans
    • Commercial class at Simmons University where students learn skills such as typing and shorthand. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute (1879), State University (1883),...
    • Simmons University commercial class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American college students; College students; Education; African Americans--Education (Higher); African American universities and colleges; Typewriters; Typewriting; Classrooms; African Americans
    • Commercial class at Simmons University where students learn skills such as typing. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute (1879), State University (1883), Simmons University...
    • Baxter I and Baxter II with the Research Tower in the background.

    • Donald E. Baxter Research Center (Louisville, Ky.); Delia B. Baxter Biomedical Research Building (Louisville, Ky.); Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Research facilities;
    • Corner view of the Baxter Buildings, with the street and nearby parking lot in view. The Research Tower rises behind the Baxter Buildilngs. There are cars in the street and parking lot. Both Baxter Buildings were built with support from the ...
    • Pontoon bridge, Louisville Kentucky, 1937.

    • Pontoon bridges; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Pedestrians; Boats
    • Crowd gathered on eastern end of six block pontoon bridge that stretched from 915 East Jefferson Street to Baxter and Barret Avenues during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. People in canoes and small motor boats navigate the flooded street while...
    • State University dormitory cottages, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; Dormitories; Universities & colleges--Buildings; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.)--Buildings
    • Dormitory cottages of Simmons University on the corner of 7th Street and Kentucky. The back of the photograph reads: "Cottages at Seventh & Kentucky Owned by State University." The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The...
    • Ekstrom Library, circa 1982.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Ekstrom Library (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries;
    • Ekstrom Library, east entrance. An individual stands near the stairs. There is a large tree near the entry way that obscures one end of the building. This entry way faces the Humanities Building, across the "Quad." The architects and the...
    • Ekstrom Library east entrance, circa 2002.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Ekstrom Library (Louisville, Ky.); Libraries; Public sculpture; Freedom's Muse (Sculpture); Trees;
    • Ekstrom Library, east entrance. The sculpture "Freedom's Muse" -- a young female dancer -- can be seen near wooden benches lining the sidewalk leading up to the entrance. Portions of the first, second and third floors of this red brick, concrete...

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