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    • [Adrian Piper], Self Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features.

    • [Adrian Piper], Self Portrait Exaggerating My Negroid Features.

    • Drawings; Pencil works; Portrait drawings; Portraits; Self-portraits; Heads (Anatomy); Faces; Women; Artists; Racially mixed people; Hairstyles; Race discrimination; Discrimination; Racism; Ethnic stereotypes; Interpersonal relations; Prejudice

    • "As an African-American who is able to pass as 'white', Piper has written eloquently of the social and institutional prejudices that surface when she divulges her racially mixed identity. In a text entitled 'Flying' of 1987 she wrote: 'I am...
    • A.B. Sawyer, Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • A.B. Sawyer, Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Business people

    • Portrait of Albert B. Sawyer, Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing a striped tie. The photograph has small marks of age. Handwritten on back of image: President Kentucky Dairies. Stamped on back: September 26, 1936; New York Studio, Louisville, KY.
    • Abram Hite Bowman of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Abram Hite Bowman of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Business people

    • Portrait of Abram Hite Bowman of Louisville, Kentucky wearing glasses and a suit. Bowman Field (airfield) in Louisville was named after him. Stamped on back of image: September 26, 1936. Handwritten on back: credit, The Cusick Studio (Louisville);...
    • African American Oral History Collection

    • African American Oral History Collection

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights; Integration; Race relations

    • Currently including 26 interviews (available as audio files and transcriptions), mostly conducted in the late 1970s, that document the many aspects of life in Louisville, particularly as experienced by African Americans, this digital collection...
    • Alice Moore of Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Alice Moore of Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Clubwomen

    • Portrait of Alice (Mrs. Walter S.) Moore of Louisville, Kentucky wearing a printed jacket and a string of beads around her neck. Handwritten on back of image: president of fifth district P.T.A. and president of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity. Stamped on...
    • Anita Gerst of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Anita Gerst of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Women; Flowers; Clubwomen

    • Anita (Mrs. Cornelius) Gerst of Louisville, Kentucky carrying a box of flowers, wearing a brimmed hat and white gloves. Crop marks frame her. Stamped on back of image: May 26, 1933. Handwritten on back: Mrs. Cornelius Gerst, Louisville, Leader...
    • Ben Snyder of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Ben Snyder of Louisville, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Merchants

    • Portrait of Ben Snyder of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing dark-frame glasses and a printed tie. The photograph has marks of discoloration from age. Handwritten on back of image: Owner of Ben Snyder Department Store. Stamped on back: September 26,...
    • Bernhardt.

    • Bernhardt.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing

    • Three-quarter length character portrait of renowned French actress, producer, and writer Sarah Bernhardt seated on a throne, wearing a regal gown and crown. Born Henriette-Rosine Bernard (or Bernardt) in Paris, France on October 23, 1844, Sarah...
    • Big Red undergoing refinishing, 2012.

    • Big Red undergoing refinishing, 2012.

    • Big Red (Sculpture); Public art--Kentucky--Louisville;

    • Big Red sculpture undergoing refinishing. A white primer has been applied to the usually red sculpture, which stands outside the University of Louisville College of Business. Created by Tom Lear and installed December 20-21, 1989 and dedicated June...
    • Billey Florence.

    • Billey Florence.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of the young performer, producer, director, and writer William Jermyn Florence wearing a suit jacket and hair parted in the center. Florence, born Bernard Conlin in Albany, New York, on July 26, 1831, first performed at Macauley's Theatre...
    • Boucicault.

    • Boucicault.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men

    • Portrait of right profile of a balding, mustachioed Dion Boucicault examining his pocket watch. Irish actor, playwright, composer, lyricist, and producer Dion Boucicault was born December 26, 1822 and died September 18, 1890. His two wives and two...
    • Canal Street, looking west, New Orleans, LA.

    • Canal Street, looking west, New Orleans, LA.

    • Streets; Street railroads; Automobiles; Buildings; Cityscapes

    • Canal Street in New Orleans. A view down the street that takes in some of the skyline. The streetcar line can be seen down the middle of Canal Street, with a few streetcars in service. Cars are also visible in the street and parked along the side....
    • CITY OF FLORENCE, 1909.

    • CITY OF FLORENCE, 1909.

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

    • CITY OF FLORENCE, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (130 ft. x 26 ft. x 3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1909. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Tennessee River where she collided with the towboat TOMAHAWK,...
    • CITY OF PEORIA, 1892.

    • CITY OF PEORIA, 1892.

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

    • Port side of CITY OF PEORIA, complete with steam up, tied to the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. CITY OF PEORIA, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (130 ft. x 26 ft. x 4.5 ft.), was built by Howard in 1892. Owned by Captain Sol York, CITY...
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