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    • Black Student Union protest, University of Louisville, May 1, 1969.

    • Activists; Black Student Union (University of Louisville); University of Louisville--Students; Police
    • Police carrying demonstrators into transport vehicle. Police officers and news people are gathered around. Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) and some of their supporters occupied the administrative offices of the College of Arts and...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Jazz; Jazz singers; Women jazz musicians
    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes, a jazz singer from Louisville, conducted on June 12, 1979 by Mary Bobo, for the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center. In this interview, Ms. Humes discusses her career, including her start in...
    • 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 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 James Shively.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); Central High School (Louisville, Ky.); Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; African Americans--Employment;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with James Shively on December 18, 1978 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Shively focuses largely on his education in Louisville, at Louisville Central High School and the Louisville Municipal College, in the 1930s and 1940s. He...
    • Oral history interview with Amelia Ray.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Education; Segregation in education; Race relations; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Mrs. Amelia Ray, conducted on August 25, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mrs. Ray discusses her early life and upbringing in Tennessee as well as her life in Louisville. Mrs. Ray moved to Louisville in 1934 and attended...
    • African American Oral History Collection

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights; Integration; Race relations
    • Currently including 26 interviews (available as audio files and transcriptions), mostly conducted in the late 1970s, that document the many aspects of life in Louisville, particularly as experienced by African Americans, this digital collection...

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