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    • 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...
    • André Jeunet Collection

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Campaigns & battles; World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern Front; World War, 1914-1918--France
    • This digital collection consists of 210 images of French soldier André Jeunet (1896-1979), fellow soldiers, and civilians during World War I. Most of the photographs were taken by Jeunet while he was serving in northeastern France (1915-1917) 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Herald-Post Collection

    • Agriculture; Buildings; Business & finance; Educational facilities; Religious facilities; Dwellings; Cities & towns; Historic sites; Military facilities; Monuments & memorials; Portraits; Sports; Transportation; Railroads; Newspapers
    • The Herald-Post digital collection contains 3815 images, including portraits of prominent Louisvillians and Kentuckians at work and at play, as well as scenes of business and industry; government; homes; places of worship; community organizations;...
    • 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...
    • Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves

    • Antiphonaries; Book of Hours; Brevaries; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500; Khamsah; Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts--Medieval; Persian language; Psalters
    • This digital collection includes eighteen illuminated manuscript leaves which were acquired by the University of Louisville Libraries in 2006 with funding from the Pzena Foundation. Dating from 1150 through 1867, these leaves represent Western...
    • Images of Kentucky and Environs

    • Photograph albums; Tourism; Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works; Architecture; Buildings; Dairying
    • This digital collection is a non-comprehensive selection of images of Kentucky and nearby areas from a number of smaller collections in the University of Louisville Libraries.
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Collection

    • Publishers and publishing-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources; Printing--Kentucky--Louisville; Book illustrations; Technical illustrations; Textbooks
    • John P. Morton and Company was a publisher based in Louisville, Kentucky for much of the 19th and the first half of the 20th centuries. The University of Louisville’s Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library has between 1300 and 1400 woodblocks the company...
    • 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...
    • Law Library Collection

    • Law and legislation--Kentucky; Law and legislation--Virginia; Constitutions--Kentucky; Constitutions--Virginia; Portraits; Lawyers; Judges; Legislators
    • Drawing on the varied collections of the Law Library, the initial offering of this digital collection features rare volumes of early Kentucky law books: William Littell's Statutes of Kentucky, which compile all the legal enactments relating to...
    • 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...
    • Louisville Leader Collection

    • Newspapers; African American newspapers
    • The Louisville Leader, an African American community newspaper, began publication in Louisville, Kentucky on November 3, 1917. It covered local religious, educational, social, fraternal, and sporting activities, as well as national and...
    • 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...
    • Royal Photo Company Collection

    • Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works; Buildings; Commercial facilities; City & town life; Cityscapes
    • Images taken by the Royal Photo Company, a Louisville, Kentucky commercial photo studio in operation from 1904 to 1973. The entire collection, acquired by the University of Louisville in 1982, contains over 13,000 photographic negatives taken...

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