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    • Louisville and the record 1937 Flood with maps and elevations.

    • Maps; Floods; Disasters; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville--1920--1940; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River
    • Map, printed in green in on white paper, of the area of Louisville, Kentucky, affected by the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River. Includes description of the flood, chart of elevations and depths of selected sites in Louisville, two photographs of...
    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours (Horae) were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as...
    • Untitled.

    • Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style); Action painting; Modern (styles and periods)
    • "In de Kooning's black canvases the elimination of color was conditioned as much by financial constraints as by the need to simplify pictorial problems in the spirit of Analytic Cubism. The deliberately artless use of shiny enamel housepaints (a...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform and the House of Refuge. Bags of what appears to...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform. A brick building is under construction at the...
    • Road construction at Ormsby Village, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Construction workers; Welfare facilities; Reformatories; African Americans; Men
    • African American construction workers pour a concrete road at Ormsby Village, a division of the Louisville and Jefferson City Children's Home which was once known as the Industrial School of Reform. A brick building is under construction in the...
    • Sunnydale subdivision, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Houses; Railroad tracks; Dwellings; Gates
    • Wooden gates with a tall horseshoe shape embedded into them stand on either side of the entrance to the Sunnydale subdivision under construction. Railroad tracks are visible in the ground in front of the gates. Two African American men appear to be...
    • Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson (1976).

    • African Americans; African American educators; Segregation in higher education; Civil rights workers; African Americans--Education (Higher); Race relations; University of Louisville; University of Kentucky; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Lyman T. Johnson on May 6, 1976 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson, a civil rights activist and educator focuses on Johnson’s involvement in the effort to integrate the University of Louisville and the University of...
    • 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 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 Lyman T. Johnson.

    • African Americans; Jefferson County Public Schools; School board members; School boards; School superintendents; School boards--African American membership; Busing (School integration); School integration; Public schools; Race relations
    • Oral history interview with Lyman T. Johnson, conducted on March 24, 1982 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson discusses his tenure on the Louisville/Jefferson County board of education in the late 1970s. He discusses the challenges of merging the city and...

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