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  • Description: 1950s
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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Goldie Beckett.

    • Undertakers and undertaking; Business people; African American businesspeople; Politicians; African American politicians; Discrimination in public accommodations; Segregation--Law and legislation; Discrimination in employment; African...
    • Oral history interview with Goldie Winstead Beckett, conducted on September 12, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. In this interview, Mrs. Beckett discusses her life as well as her husband’s experiences as alderman in the city of Louisville in the late 1940s...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • YMHA, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • 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...
    • YMHA., Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • 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...
    • 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...

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