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    • Visual Resources Center Digital Image Collection

    • Art; Architecture; Photographs
    • The Visual Resources Center (VRC) Digital Image Collection is the teaching and research image collection of the Department of Fine Arts/Allen R. Hite Art Institute Visual Resources Center. It is a continuously expanding collection of digital images...
    • Stereographic Views of Louisville and Beyond, 1850s - 1930

    • Stereographs; Bridges; Railroads; Tornadoes
    • This digital collection brings together stereographs (also known as stereograms or stereo views) from various collections: Cody Collection, Photographic Archives (ULPA 1989.14) - 60 items attributed to local photographer Joseph Krementz including...
    • Metropolitan Sewer District Collection

    • Sewerage; Sewers; Buildings; Streets; Public utility companies; Public utilities--Kentucky--Louisville
    • The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Collection records the construction of sewer lines, drainage work, and floodwall protection projects throughout Louisville in the early twentieth century through the beginning of World War II. While the scope...
    • Newton Owen Postcard Collection

    • Postcards--Kentucky; Postcards--Middle West; Postcards--Southern States; Greeting cards; Christmas cards; Easter cards;
    • The Newton Owen Postcard Collection represents nearly a century in the life and travels of an extended Kentucky family. The earliest cards date to the late 19th century, and while the bulk of the collection dates to the period 1900-1940, there are...
    • Kentucky Maps

    • Louisville (Ky.)--Maps; Jefferson County (Ky.)--Maps
    • Three atlases of Louisville and environs comprising 149 maps (plus covers, title pages, and other explanatory materials) of Louisville and Jefferson County in 1876, 1884, and 1913; 76 maps, one index, and one appendix from the Lafon Allen Kentucky...
    • Manuel Sternberg of Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Men; Sheriffs; Firearms
    • Manuel Sternberg of Louisville, Kentucky, standing in front of his house displaying his gun collection. The photograph has some damage around the corners and discoloration from age. Handwritten on back of image: His collection of firearms;...
    • Breaux Collection, Southwestern Louisiana Institute.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels; Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Liberal and Technical Learning
    • Scalloped shield with a dragon on it. Above the shield is a knight's helmet and large ornamental flourishes. Above the helmet is the phrase "Ex Libris." Below the design inside a rectangular frame is the text "Gustave Arvilien Breaux 1828-1910" and...
    • August 2009 Flood Collection

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Disasters
    • On the morning of August 4, 2009, record-breaking rains fell in central Louisville and surrounding counties between 7 am and 10 am EDT, with reported hourly rainfall rates as high as 8.83 inches. The Louisville Free Public Library's main branch and...
    • Caufield & Shook Collection

    • People; Buildings; Transportation; City & town life; Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works;
    • The collection of over half a million negatives and 2,000 vintage prints includes work for Louisville architects, builders, banks and financial houses, wholesale and retail merchants, advertisers, government agencies, public utilities, and private...
    • Leonard Brecher Tobacco & Chewing Gum Card Collection

    • Cigarette cards; Baseball; Baseball players
    • The Leonard Brecher Tobacco and Chewing Gum Card Collection contains 154 digital images of baseball cards from the early 20th century. Tobacco, candy, and chewing gum companies printed trade cards or advertising cards to include with their...
    • Howard Steamboat Museum Collection

    • Stern wheelers; Paddleboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • This digital collection currently features images of boats built, or being built, at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It will be expanded to include the entire photograph collection taken by Captain James E. Howard (1875-1956) between...
    • Furnas Family Album Collection

    • Families; Portrait photographs; Travel; Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
    • The Furnas Family Album (circa 1887 -1910) Collection consists of 327 images, most of which were captured with a 4 x 5 camera. The collection provides a unique, sentimental, and sometimes humorous view into the lives of members and friends of the...
    • Simmons College of Kentucky Collection

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); African American universities and colleges; Baptist universities and colleges; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; African Americans
    • The digital collection includes the photo collection, fifteen catalogues ranging from 1881 to 1968, and two yearbooks. Most of the photographs date to the 1920s and portray students, faculty, and staff in group poses, giving some idea of the...
    • Boing [sic] to the grist mill.

    • Riding; Horses; Women; Roads; Country life
    • A woman and a small boy ride a horse or mule to the gristmill. The child has a "turn" or sackful of corn in his lap. The woman wears a bonnet and rides in typical sidesaddle fashion while the boy straddles the horse or mule as they ride away from...
    • Theodore Ahrens of Louisville, Kentucky, 1927.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Teachers; People associated with education & communication
    • Portrait of Louisville educator Theodore Ahrens with a mustache and slightly balding. Stamped on back of image: December 19, 1927. The collection includes other copies of this image (ULPA 1994.18.1139, dated December 15, 1927 on the back, and ULPA...
    • Samuel Thruston Ballard of Glenview, Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Government officials; Business people
    • Portrait of Samuel Thruston Ballard of Glenview, Kentucky, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky (1919-1923) and vice president of Ballard & Ballard, wearing a jacket and white pencil tie. The edges of this photograph have been badly damaged and marked...
    • Claude L. Balthis of Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men; Business people
    • Portrait of Claude L. Balthis of Louisville, Kentucky, wearing glasses and a suit jacket with a tie. Handwritten on back of image: (Chevrolet) Director Louisville Auto Trades Association, auto show; Credit, Cusick Studios (Louisville). Stamped on...

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