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    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Nightclubs--Kentucky--Louisville; Singers; Musicians

    • Oral history interview with Robert Key, conducted October 25, 1977 by Robert Friedman. Mr. Key was a musician. He was born in Louisville but really launched his career in Chicago before touring as a singer. In this interview, he discusses his...
    • Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Physicians; College administrators; Teachers; People associated with education & communication

    • Portrait of Dr. Alice N. Pickett of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a cloche hat and blazer. Alice Newcombe Pickett (1888-1971) joined the medical faculty at the University of Louisville in 1921 as the head of the obstetrics department. Nicknamed...
    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Alice N. Pickett.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Decorative panel featuring a young man in profile wearing a helmet with wings, a horn, the drama masks for comedy (Thalia) and tragedy (Melpomene), two snakes wrapped around a staff with wings (caduceus), and a scroll with Greek text. At the base...
    • Avalon, Santa Catalina, California.

    • Avalon, Santa Catalina, California.

    • Bays (Bodies of water); Ships; Boats; Piers & wharves; Villages; Beaches; Mountains

    • Seaside settlement and boats in harbor against mountainous background. One large ship occupies the middle of the harbor; smoke trails out of its smokestack. There are smaller boats in the water, as well, and a dock or pier extending into the water....
    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Billboards; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). The exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) is shown with signs for upcoming shows. The structure includes a rounded canopy accenting the roundness of both the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). This street scene shows a side view of the exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) and includes a globe-lanterned street light, a horse with delivery cart, and...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952). The lobby of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) had a domed and decorated ceiling with pendant chandeliers. Handwritten on front: Caufield & Shook Photo....
    • Blue Veil.

    • Blue Veil.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works

    • "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...
    • Boys High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1915.

    • Boys High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1915.

    • Buildings; Educational facilities; Schools; Louisville Male High School (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Boys High School, later Male High School, at the corner of Brook Street and Breckinridge Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Four-story building with front entrance pillars and also a small side porch. There are pediments over the top floor's windows,...
    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Starboard side of CAPE GIRARDEAU, under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. CAPE GIRARDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with steel hull (210 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1923. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, CAPE GIRARDEAU...
    • Christmas greeting.

    • Christmas greeting.

    • Christmas cards; Birds; Snow; Windows

    • Window with snow on the roof overhead and nearby. A blue bird sits on the sill and another flies nearby. A verse is printed on the front: "Just a good, old, kindly greeting, / In a good, old, kindly way, / To wish you joy and plenty / On this...
    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • Canals; Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Steamboats; Stern wheelers

    • Paddle wheel boats in canal. One is labeled "Dalles City of Portland." Buildings can be seen on the canal bank. Text printed on verso reads, "Columbia river is one of the largest rivers in the west side of America. Its estimated...
    • COP-R-LOY, 1929.

    • COP-R-LOY, 1929.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • COP-R-LOY, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (73 ft. x 20 ft. x 3.7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1929. Owned by Portsmouth Steel Co., COP-R-LOY operated in the New Boston (Ohio) Mill area. She was renamed DETROITER (Way #T0595) in 1952,...
    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton; Cotton industry; Men

    • Stacks of cotton baled for shipping. A man stands on a pile of bales. There are industrial buildings in the background. Text printed on verso reads, "Oklahoma City is the capital of the recently created state of Oklahoma. It is the principal...
    • DEMOPOLIS, 1920.

    • DEMOPOLIS, 1920.

    • Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • DEMOPOLIS, a propeller towboat with steel hull (140 ft. x 24 ft. x 8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1920. Owned by Inland Waterways Corporation in St. Louis, she operated on the Warrior River and was dismantled in 1952.
    • Dental students working at the University of Louisville, early 1950s.

    • Dental students working at the University of Louisville, early 1950s.

    • Dental students; Dental equipment & supplies; University of Louisville--Students; Students; University of Louisville. School of Dentistry; University of Louisville--Students

    • Two dental students stand in front of a long table attached to the wall. It appears they are working on some kind of dental mold. Names of subjects on back: "Bill Blincoe, 1952 & Ed Hord, 1953."
    • Easter blessings.

    • Easter blessings.

    • Women; Girls; Lilies; Flowers; Easter cards

    • Woman in flowing white robe stands with arms spread, over two girls who also wear white robes. The girls hold white lilies. White flowers decorate the upper corners of the card. Postage requirements date this card to before 1952. The style dates it...
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