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    • Macauley's Theatre Collection

    • Macauley's Theatre Collection

    • Theater--United States; Theater--Kentucky--Louisville; Actors; Actresses; Portrait photographs; Costumes

    • 1493 images originally hung in the lobby of Macauley's Theatre on Walnut Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky (1873-1952). Primarily studio portraits of actors and actresses from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these images document the...
    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Inflammatory Essays, page detail.

    • Prints; Broadsides; Broadsides; Advertisements; Advertising; Language; Communication; Communication devices; Inscriptions; Lettering (Layout features); Punctuation; Question marks

    • "Jenny Holzer extended the use of language in art to another dimension by presenting words alone; for the viewer, looking and reading became one and the same act. […] In graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design in the mid-1970s,...
    • Music, School of (720 Brook).

    • Music, School of (720 Brook).

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. School of Music; Classrooms;

    • A former home of the School of Music (1932-1937). Location: Downtown: 720 South Brook.
    • Men pouring asphalt, 1928.

    • Men pouring asphalt, 1928.

    • Men; Road construction; Children; Signs (notices)

    • A group of men pour asphalt on a street in what appears to be the downtown of an unidentified city. Children and men stand on the sidewalk and watch. Visible signs include ones for Fisk Tires, Gold Medal Flour, Seiberling All Treads, Ford and...
    • Medical School (1st & Chestnut), University of Louisville, 1949.

    • Medical School (1st & Chestnut), University of Louisville, 1949.

    • University of Louisville--Buildings; Buildings; Educational facilities; University of Louisville. Medical Dept.; University of Louisville. School of Medicine;

    • A man dressed in white walks up the steps of the old University of Louisville Medical School building. The Chestnut Street facade faces the camera and a parking lot on the west side of the building is visible. This building was formerly a part of...
    • Man and dog, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Man and dog, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Men; Dogs; Suits (Clothing); Hats; Sidewalks; Staffs (Sticks); People

    • A man in a well-tailored suit, hat, and cane stands on a sidewalk. He holds something in his fist which is extended slightly toward a dog who is watching it intently as he sits. The dog wears a leather collar and harness studded with metal. The...
    • Law School (Armory Place).

    • Law School (Armory Place).

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities;

    • A previous location of the School of Law (1923-1939), this building has been demolished. The building is part of a city block, side by side with other buildings, and cars are parked at the curb in front. The faded sign over the entryway reads,...
    • Ohio River flood.

    • Ohio River flood.

    • Rivers; Floods; Farmhouses; Barns; Water towers; Bridges

    • A view of the Ohio River overflowing its banks as seen from a hill northeast of downtown Louisville. A farm house and barn are surrounded by water, and a water tower and a bridge are visible in the distance. See ULPA 1982.01.709.p, ULPA...
    • Elsby Building, exterior.

    • Elsby Building, exterior.

    • Buildings; Elsby Building (New Albany, Ind.)

    • Address: 117 E. Spring St., New Albany. This building in downtown New Albany, Ind. is strongly reminiscent of Joseph & Joseph's Elks Club/Henry Clay Hotel building in Louisville. The Elsby Building also bears a striking resemblance to one of...
    • Vienna Restaurant, bar.

    • Vienna Restaurant, bar.

    • Buildings; Restaurants; Bars; Vienna Model Bakery & Restaurant (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 133-135 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Vienna Bakery and Restaurant was founded by German immigrant Frank L. Erpeldinger in 1893 and operated as one of downtown Louisville's premiere dining establishments until 1927....
    • Royal Theatre.

    • Royal Theatre.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Royal Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 1809 W. Broadway. This, the first of Joseph & Joseph's suburban theaters, brought all the stylistic elements, detail and elegance of its larger, downtown predecessors to what was an emerging trend, the neighborhood theater devoted...
    • Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Seelbach Hilton (Louisville, Ky.); Hotels; Canopies; Street railroads; Buildings; Transportation

    • Address: 500 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. A flagpole and two signs proclaiming "The Seelbach" extend from the roof of the Seelbach Hotel in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. On the street a trolley is just about to pass one of the...
    • First Standard Bank, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • First Standard Bank, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Banks; Brick wall signs; Signs (Notices); African Americans; Cobblestone streets; Fire escapes; People; Buildings

    • Address: 600 W. Walnut Street (now Muhammad Ali Boulevard), Louisville, Kentucky. A sign on the side of this brick building announces that it is First Standard Bank, an African American bank in downtown Louisville. The pediment over the door, mock...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building). Completed in 1907, the Atherton Building would have been a project started while Alfred S. Joseph was still serving as chief architect and engineer for the firm of McDonald &...
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