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    • Flower in the Wind.

    • Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "In her consistent use of grids Agnes Martin participated in a tradition in twentieth-century art stretching from the Cubists and Mondrian to her Minimalist contemporaries. The grid was a non-hierarchical and non-referential structure. It asserted...
    • 1427 Lytle Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 2000.

    • Advertisements; Brick wall signs; Buildings; Factories; Industrial facilities
    • Address: 1427 Lytle Street, Louisville, Kentucky. "Louisville Seed Hs." and "Home of Gold Medal Hybrid Seed Corn" appear against a white, painted background. Beneath is a smaller, more recent advertisement, "Gold Medal Brand Hybrid Seed Corn / Big...
    • 740 S. 13th Street, Louisville, Kentucky, 2014.

    • Advertisements; Brick wall signs; Buildings; Industrial facilities; Factories
    • Address: 740 S. 13th Street, Louisville, Kentucky. "Paper" and "Louisville Paper Co." are painted with a border in white, with "Warehouse" in white on a faded, gray background on this building's south side. Layered beneath "Louisville Paper Co." is...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • African Americans--Education (Elementary); African Americans--Education (Higher); National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.); Fisk University; Howard University; African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights; African...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Ruth Bryant on July 24, 1977 by Kenneth L. Chumbley. Mrs. Bryant, a community activist, primarily discusses her involvement in community organizing and political activism during the 1960’s in Louisville. ...
    • Man making shoes, 1922.

    • African Americans; Men; Hand tools; Hammers; Shoes; Shoemakers; Shoemaking; People
    • An African American man sits on a wooden bench and uses a hammer on the sole of a boot supported on a metal pole. He wears a work apron over his knee-length pants and button-up shirt with tie. Tongs, shoehorns, and more shoes wait on the bench next...
    • Tobacco worker, 1924.

    • African Americans; Men; Tobacco; Employees; People
    • An African American man in overalls and a button-up shirt carries an armload of tobacco leaves. Bales of tobacco stand nearly to the man's shoulder. A series of pegs with coiled ropes attached to them mark the wooden beams in the background.
    • Farm equipment, 1932.

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Mules; Harnesses; Transportation
    • Two mules in harness pull a young man on seed drill on a farm. On the back of the machine is lettering reading, "Alfalfa & Grass Seed Drill." A stream cuts through the picture. To the left there is a small stone outbuilding with two stars on it. In...
    • Farm equipment, 1932.

    • Agricultural machinery & implements; Mules; Harnesses; Transportation; Streams
    • Two mules in harness pull a young man on a seed drill on a farm. A little dog runs along a stream. In the middle ground there is a small stone outbuilding with two stars on it. In the background are a couple of homes and outbuildings.

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