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    • 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 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 Mae Street Kidd.

    • African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Race relations; Public relations; Discrimination in housing; Housing; African American legislators; Insurance agents; Women legislators; African American legislators; Kentucky--Politics and...
    • Oral history interview conducted with legislator Mae Street Kidd on October 10, November 11, and December 5, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. Ms. Kidd discusses her life, including her childhood growing up in Bourbon County. Kidd attended the Lincoln...
    • Oral history interview with Maurice Rabb.

    • African Americans; African American physicians; African Americans--Hospitals; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Education; Segregation in education; African Americans--Medical care; Hospitals; Medical education; Race...
    • Oral history interview with Louisville physician Maurice Rabb. Dr. Rabb discusses his early life and education in Mississippi. He speaks of his experiences as a student at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, comparing race relations in his...
    • 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 William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • 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...
    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions/California/USA.

    • American Women's Himalayan Expeditions (Organization); Blum, Arlene, 1945- ; Miller, Irene; Watson, Vera, 1932-1978; Firey, Joan; Kramar, Piro; Rusmore, Margaret Elizabeth; Whitehouse, Annie; Komárková, Vera; Klobusicky-Mailänder, Liz;...
    • Founder, February Quilt Fair / Organizer and first President of the Pajaro Valley Quilt Association / Board member, Watsonville Y.W.C.A. / Member, N.O.W. / also maker of Ruth Asawa Honor Quilt (I really like this idea---just wish I'd tuned into it...
    • Balaclavas.

    • Postmodern; Contemporary
    • Series of five woolen hoods; "The motifs on Trockel's knitted balaclavas emblematized various issues. The 'bunnies', for instance, teasingly evoked the kind of imagery displayed in [Sigmar] Polke's Playboy Bunnies, whilst the swastikas nudged taboo...
    • Baptist Women's Educational Convention board.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Baptist universities and colleges; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; Women; Group portraits; African Americans; Baptists
    • The back of the photograph identifies the group of women as the Board of Baptist Women's Educational Convention, which was established by African American Baptist women in Kentucky in 1883 to raise funds to support State University, the first...
    • Barrett's Tobacco Stemmery.

    • Tobacco industry; Industrial facilities; Buildings; People; African Americans; Carts & wagons; Horses; Tobacco
    • A crowd of African Americans, mostly men and boys, stop beside a cart of tobacco and in front of a three-story dark wood building which has an awning over the first floor. One man in front holds a load of tobacco. A man sits on the awning and two...
    • Black Student Union protest, University of Louisville, May 1, 1969.

    • Black Student Union (University of Louisville); Student movements; Crowds; Police; University of Louisville--Students
    • Police officers and a dark-shirted man look into the open door of Gardiner Hall. Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) and some of their supporters occupied the administrative offices of the College of Arts and Sciences, located inside Gardiner...
    • Black Student Union protest, University of Louisville, May 1, 1969.

    • Black Student Union (University of Louisville); African American college students; African Americans; Students; University of Louisville--Students; Activists
    • A group of African-Americans stand in front of Gardiner Hall. A white hand holds up a sign, "Black rights mean everyone's rights." Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) and some of their supporters occupied the administrative offices of the...
    • Black Student Union protest, University of Louisville, May 1, 1969.

    • Activists; Black Student Union (University of Louisville); University of Louisville--Students; Police
    • Police carrying demonstrators into transport vehicle. Police officers and news people are gathered around. Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) and some of their supporters occupied the administrative offices of the College of Arts and...
    • Black Student Union protester, University of Louisville, May 1, 1969.

    • Student movements; Activists; Students; Black Student Union (University of Louisville); University of Louisville--Students
    • A female protester walks out of the offices of the College of Arts and Sciences into the waiting crowd of onlookers, police and the media. Members of the Black Student Union (BSU) and some of their supporters occupied the administrative offices of...
    • Blue Bird Pie Co. Photos of employees.

    • Employees; Men; Women; African Americans; Bakeries
    • Three rows of men and women, including some African Americans, stand and sit in front of the stone exterior of Blue Bird Pie Company. Most of the employees wear white cooks' uniforms, although a few are in darker clothes. Address: Blue Bird Pie...
    • Bradford Cleaners, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • African Americans; Sewing; Irons (Pressing); Tailoring; People; Men; Women
    • Address: 1112 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky. This is likely the interior of Bradford Cleaners. Several African Americans are working in a room full of clothes. A man stands by an ironing board. Beyond him, a woman sits at what appears to be...
    • Brick house, Middletown, Kentucky, 1936.

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses
    • Spring house on site of Chenoweth Massacre in Middletown, Kentucky. Stone wall and an overgrown landscape with vines. The Chenoweth Massacre took place on July 17, 1789 and was the last Indian raid in Jefferson County. A party of Native Americans...

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