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    • Meeting the nurse, Wendover, 1931.

    • Nurses; Sick persons; Dwellings; Houses; Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; People; Buildings
    • A community of people greet a nurse from the Frontier Nursing Service. The nurse is identifiable by the white scarf, dress, and shoes. The other women in the photo wear dresses in patterns and hats or bonnets. The nurse is holding an infant as are...
    • Iroquois Park overlook, Louisville, Kentucky, 1919.

    • Automobiles; Parks; Panoramic views; Men; Women; People; Transportation
    • A Dixie Flyer convertible automobile, manufactured by the Kentucky Wagon Works, is pulled up to the side of one of the overlooks at Iroquois Park in Louisville, Kentucky. A woman in a coat and feathered hat sits on the rock wall surrounding the...
    • Tuliphurst, Pewee Valley, Kentucky.

    • Dwellings; Houses; Wooden buildings; Historic buildings; Driveways; Trees
    • A driveway leads to historic Tuliphurst in Pewee Valley, Kentucky (registered as a national historical place, NHRP Bldg. #89001979). The basic structure of the white frame house was built around 1854 by Noble Butler. Woodford H. Dulaney added the...
    • Tuliphurst, Pewee Valley, Kentucky.

    • Dwellings; Houses; Wooden buildings; Historic buildings; Driveways; Trees
    • A driveway leads to Tuliphurst, a white frame house with dark shutters. The basic structure of Tuliphurst, a historic home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky (registered as a national historic place, NHRP Bldg. #89001979), was built around 1854 by Noble...
    • Flight crew, Bowman Field, Louisville, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Vehicles; Airplanes; Airports; Flight crews; Air pilots; Bowman Field (Ky.)
    • A flight crew consisting of seven men (three in uniforms, four in leather jackets) pose with an airplane in the background at Bowman Field, Louisville, Kentucky. The man third from the left is Alvin L. Prichard, Sr. and to his immediate right is...
    • Franklin automobile with advertising, Louisville, Kentucky, 1923.

    • Automobiles; Men; Monuments & memorials; Louisville Free Public Library; Buildings; Transportation; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • A Franklin automobile is shown with four men in it. The top is down for the picture, but the road appears icy and a little bit of snow appears at the base of the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the side of the Louisville Free Public Library at 301...
    • Federal Hill, Bardstown, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses; Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864; State parks & reserves; Historic buildings
    • A gathering of spectators, mostly women, watches as a horse-drawn carriage with an African-American driver wearing a top hat and passengers in antebellum period costumes stops in front of Federal Hill mansion, also known as "My Old Kentucky Home,"...
    • Tuliphurst gateway.

    • Gates; Driveways; Masonry
    • A large wrought iron gate is framed by two brick columns at the entrance to Tuliphurst, an historic home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky (NHRP Bldg. #89001979). Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "'Tuliphurst' gateway". Inscriptions...
    • Idlewild at Fontaine Ferry Park, Louisville, Kentucky, 1934.

    • Fontaine Ferry Park (Louisville, Ky.); Amusement parks; Steamboats; Historic buildings; Belle of Louisville (Steamboat); Transportation
    • A line of people walk down a dock as the Idlewild steamboat prepares for a cruise. Now known as The Belle of Louisville, this steamer became part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The Idlewild sports a paddlewheel and twin...
    • Federal Hill, Bardstown, Kentucky, 1935.

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses; Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864; State parks & reserves; Historic buildings
    • A man and woman approach Federal Hill mansion, also known as "My Old Kentucky Home," in Bardstown, Kentucky, followed by an African-American man carrying luggage, as three women stand and one woman sits on the entrance steps. Federal Hill was owned...
    • Nurse and little girl, Wendover, 1931.

    • Frontier Nursing Service, Inc.; Nurses; Stoves; People
    • A nurse stands by a cast iron stove pouring something from a tea kettle into a bowl. She is dressed in white with a scarf on her head. The little girl watches her. Herbs and bowls are hanging from the walls and ceiling. Wendover, or Big House, is...
    • Municipal Bridge, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Bridges; Historic sites
    • A tall, ornamental pillar marks the Louisville, Kentucky, approach to the Municipal Bridge. Now known as the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge or the Second Street Bridge, it spans the Ohio River between Louisville, Kentucky, and Jeffersonville,...

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