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  • Description: on 1979
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    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • African Americans; African American businesspeople; African Americans--Social conditions; Race relations; Slavery; Civil rights; Urban renewal; Libraries; Nurseries (Horticulture)

    • Oral history interview conducted with Nelson Goodwin on January 10, 1979 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Goodwin, a nursery owner and local historian from Louisville, Kentucky, discusses his ancestors and other African Americans who lived in the...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • African Americans; African American churches; African American single mothers ; African American teenage mothers; Nursing homes; Nursing home administrators; People's Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.); Single mothers; Teenage marriage; Teenage...

    • Oral history interview conducted on May 9, 1979 with Frances Smith by Mary Bobo. Mrs. Smith, a former nursing home owner and administrator discusses her childhood in Russellville, Kentucky, moving to Louisville at age twelve to tend to an aunt,...
    • Oral history interview with Jesse Bell.

    • Oral history interview with Jesse Bell.

    • African Americans; African American physicians; Physicians; Hospitals; Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.); Race relations; Integration

    • Oral history interview with Louisville physician Jesse Bell conducted on July 28, 1979 by Olivia Frederick. Dr. Bell discusses his early life and education, including his training at Alcorn College, Morehouse College, and Meharry Medical College....
    • Oral history interview with Louise Reynolds.

    • 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 Helen Humes.

    • 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 Steward Pickett.

    • Oral history interview with Steward Pickett.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; Boy Scouts of America; Elderly poor; Floods--Ohio River; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; National Council of Senior Citizens; Senior House; Senior centers; Scouting (Youth activity); Urban elderly;...

    • Oral history interviews conducted with Mr. Steward Pickett on May 23, June 4, and June 25, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Pickett, a retired assistant Boy Scout executive and board member of Senior House, talks about his family, growing up on an...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph Hammond.

    • Oral history interview with Joseph Hammond.

    • African Americans; Urban renewal; Small Business Administration (United States); African American business enterprises; African American real estate agents; Youth--Political activity; Busing (School integration); Low-income housing

    • Oral history interview conducted with Joseph Hammond on April 16, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Hammond, a small business owner and real estate agent, discusses his childhood, education and life as a young adult living and working in Louisville. He...
    • Member of the University of Louisville marching band, 1979.

    • Member of the University of Louisville marching band, 1979.

    • Bands; Marching bands; Brass instruments; University of Louisville. Band

    • A uniformed member of the University of Louisville Marching Cardinals plays a euphonium in the parking lot of Fairgrounds Stadium. The band was re-established in 1979 after a ten year hiatus and performed for the first time at Fairgrounds Stadium...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, ballroom.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, ballroom.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The ballroom of the Henry Clay Hotel included numerous windows and chandeliers as well as a raised stage area for orchestra or other performers. According to the Louisville Guide, the ballroom was capable of holding...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, main dining room.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, main dining room.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The main dining room of the Henry Clay Hotel had wood floors, tables set with tablecloths and glassware. Lighting was provided by chandeliers and wall sconces. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. ...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior drawing.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This drawing of the Henry Clay Hotel shows Joseph and Joseph's signature suspended canopy over the entrance. Originally built as the Elks Athletic Club in 1924, it was converted into the Henry Clay Hotel in 1928 and...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, main foyer.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, main foyer.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This view of the main foyer of the Henry Clay Hotel shows a long hallway opening into the foyer where a large plant or tree sits. In front of the tree are smaller plants and a silver platter. To the left is a sign that...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, lodge room.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, lodge room.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. The Lodge Room for the Elks Club (inside the Henry Clay Hotel) shows a large room with numerous chairs. Other elements include a mosaic of the United States flag with 48 stars, a clock, a star on a pole, and large...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, reception area.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, reception area.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. Originally built in 1924 as an Elks Athletic Club, this neo-classical revival building still stands at the corner of Third and Chestnut streets. For a while, it was used by the Young Women's Christian Association. It...
    • Henry Clay Hotel, interior.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, interior.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This view of the Henry Clay Hotel lobby shows armchairs and seating areas, chandeliers, and a columned balcony. On the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. Stamped on front: Hesse Louisville.
    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior.

    • Henry Clay Hotel, exterior.

    • Buildings; Hotels; Lodges; Henry Clay Building (Louisville, Ky.); Automobiles; Canopies

    • Address: 604 S. Third Street. This exterior shot of the Henry Clay Hotel shows Chestnut and Third Streets bustling with automobiles. Notice the triple, suspended canopy over the entrance and the "ELKS CLUB" lettering at the top of the...
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