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  • Description: 1950s
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    • Green & Maroon.

    • Abstract (fine arts style); Abstract Expressionist; Color-field; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "By the turn of the 1950s Rothko had arrived at the pictorial format which was to serve him for the rest of his career; horizontal lozenges of soft-edged color hovering in a large vertically oriented field. These clouds of color were seen by him as...
    • Veils series, 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.

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    • Indian ink on paper. June 1960. "Michaux was a poet as well as a visual artist. Works such as this are essentially calligraphic, representing a meeting point of writing and painting. His calligraphy often assumes a hallucinatory character, evoking...
    • 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 Louise Reynolds.

    • African Americans; African American politicians; African American businesspeople; African American business enterprises; Women politicians; Civil rights; Louisville (Ky.)--Politics and government; Politicians; Integration; Discrimination in housing
    • Oral history interview conducted with Louise Reynolds on June 13, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Louise Reynolds was the first African American woman elected alderman in the city of Louisville. Ms. Reynolds discusses her work with the Republican Party,...
    • White Hall, late 1940s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Barracks; Dormitories
    • White Hall, with part of another barracks building. The entryway to White Hall is framed by trees. One of the Naval Barracks, White Hall was moved to accommodate construction of Schneider Hall in 1955. It was relocated to site of present-day...
    • Fine Arts Building, in use as cafeteria, late 1950s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Cafeterias; Tables; Chairs; Women;
    • Dining area with round tables and chairs, a coat rack, and couches. Three women sit at a table near the back. There are ketchup bottles, salt and pepper shakers, and sugar dispensers on the tables. This has been identified as a picture of the...
    • Miller Information Technology Center, as the University College building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Miller Information Technology Building (Louisville, Ky.); Educational facilities; People;
    • University College building at the University of Louisville; a few people are walking along the sidewalks that intersect near the building. This building is now known as the Miller Information Technology Building (MITC); it was dedicated (and...
    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities;
    • Baptist Student Center (former) prior to its destruction, through urban renewal, to make way for the Life Science building. This stone and brick building has a concrete sidewalk leading up to its front doors, and has the words "Baptist Student...
    • Baptist Campus Center (former), before 1974.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities; Trees; Restaurants;
    • The former Baptist Campus Center (Baptist Student Center), a small concrete building. The building is partially obscured by a tree. A pizzeria is visible next to the Baptist Student Center. One previous incarnation of the Baptist Student Center (in...
    • Miller Information Technology Center, as Student Center.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Student unions; Lawns;
    • Student Center at the University of Louisville, apparently shortly after its construction. Other buildings, including a water tower, are visible in the background; a stretch of unlandscaped lawn stretches out in the foreground. The building has...
    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Buildings; Youth organizations; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)
    • YMHA, Second and Jacob Streets, model community center. The front of the building is shown. It is brick with white horizontal, diagonal, vertical, and diamond accents, and there is an ornate roof hanging over the door. The Young Men's Hebrew...
    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Youth organizations; Young Men's Hebrew Association (Louisville, Ky.)
    • YMHA, Second and Jacob Streets, model community center. The front and right side of the building are shown--brick with white horizontal, diagonal, vertical, and diamond accents, more detail on the front including, over the door, an ornate hanging...

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