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    • Vir Heroicus Sublimis.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Abstract Expressionist; Color-field; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "The assertive flatness of the implacable field of red is emphasized by the linear vertical 'zips'. Rather than functioning as 'drawing' within space, these reinforce and delimit the space as a whole. White 'zips' in Newman's works also evoke...
    • Blue Veil.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Color-field; Post-painterly Abstraction; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "In Louis's enormous 'veils' of the 1950s the physical operations of pouring paint or tilting a canvas so that the paint floods down it are powerfully implied." (Caption, p.28); "[Clement] Greenberg's conception of 'Modernism' as synonymous with...
    • Untitled.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Minimal; Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Judd's industrially manufactured, modular pieces, developed from 1966 onwards, were stubbornly empirical investigations of specific materials and visual effects. He shunned mystification and openly declared the nature of his structures. The...
    • Flower in the Wind.

    • Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "In her consistent use of grids Agnes Martin participated in a tradition in twentieth-century art stretching from the Cubists and Mondrian to her Minimalist contemporaries. The grid was a non-hierarchical and non-referential structure. It asserted...
    • High Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 2011.

    • Advertisements; Buildings; Industrial facilities
    • Address: 2873 High Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Blue building with hot-air balloons painted on its side, reading "Whip Mix Corporation," "Ask for Jasper Engines & Transmissions," [illegible], and "Porter Paints Vinyl Suede."
    • Louisville Male High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Aerial views; Schools; Stadiums; Buildings; Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 900 S. Brook Street, Louisville, Kentucky. This aerial view shows the neighborhood surrounding Louisville Male High School as well as the school and its stadium in 1922. The homes to the left of Brook Street have since been removed to make...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Charles H. Parrish, Jr.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American college teachers; African American educators; African American newspapers; Integration; Segregation in education; Race relations; Baptists;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with sociologist Charles H. Parrish, Jr. on December 1 and 14, 1976 and February 21, 1977 by Dwayne Cox and William Morison. Dr. Parrish discusses his father, Charles H. Parrish, Sr., who was a Baptist minister and...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American social workers; African American educators; African American college teachers; Segregation in education; Civil rights leaders; Lincoln Institute...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love, conducted on October 2, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Dr. Love was a U of L professor and administrator, and sister of civil rights leader Whitney Young, Jr. Dr. Love discusses her parents, Laura and...
    • 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 Waverley Johnson.

    • Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.); African Americans; African American physicians; Hospitals; Integration
    • Oral history interview with hospital administrator Waverley Johnson conducted on August 30, 1979, by Olivia Frederick. Mr. Johnson discusses the Red Cross (Community) Hospital and his role as administrator at this black-run institution. He...

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