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  • Description: 1950s
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    • 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 D.W. Beard.

    • Integration; African Americans; Hospitals; Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.)
    • D.W. Beard was interviewed on November 29, 1979 about the Red Cross (Community) Hospital. He was a member of the board of Community Hospital, which was known previously as Red Cross Hospital. He discusses public perception of the hospital and the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Cheerleaders, University of Louisville, circa 1950s.

    • Cheerleading; Sports & recreation facilities; University of Louisville--Students; Students;
    • A co-ed group of U of L cheerleaders jump to energize the crowd at a basketball game. The crowd, in bleachers, can be seen in the background. The saddle shoes worn by the cheerleaders indicate that this photo was taken in the 1950s.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Head of a Man, detail.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Henderson is rarely accorded much status in accounts of postwar art but he was a formative influence on members of London's Independent Group, especially [Eduardo] Paolozzi and [Richard] Hamilton. In the late 1940s and 1950s he photographed shop...
    • Head of a Man.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Modernist
    • "Henderson is rarely accorded much status in accounts of postwar art but he was a formative influence on members of London's Independent Group, especially [Eduardo] Paolozzi and [Richard] Hamilton. In the late 1940s and 1950s he photographed shop...
    • Mercenaries II.

    • Contemporary; Postmodern
    • "Set against huge fields of red oxide on mural-sized, unstretched canvases, Golub's figures' frozen poses fleetingly echo those on Greek pottery, but they travesty classical faith in the body." (Caption, p.205); "Another rediscovered American...

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