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  • Description: History
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    • Oral history interview with Cathy Hinko, July 16, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; Housing Choice Voucher Program; United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Gay rights; Discrimination in housing; Zoning, Exclusionary; HOPE VI (Program); NIMBY syndrome; Mass transit;...
    • Ms. Hinko covers many issues related to fair housing and discusses her role as the executive director of the Metropolitan Housing Coalition. Topics include public housing, zoning, protected classes, public transportation policies, and the...
    • Oral history interview with Lula Howard, August 17, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing developments; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; Zoning, Exclusionary; NIMBY syndrome; Discrimination in housing; Suburbs--Economic aspects--United States; Civil rights
    • Ms. Howard was a supervisor and planner at the Louisville & Jefferson County Planning Commission. She describes her role there and relates some memories of her experiences. Ms. Howard gives her thoughts on the relationship between zoning and...
    • Oral history interview with John Johnson, September 6, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Discrimination in employment; Busing for school integration--Kentucky--Jefferson County; Housing Choice Voucher Program; United States Department of...
    • In this interview, Johnson discusses his varied background, including involvement with the NAACP, the Louisville Community Action Agency, the West End Community Council, and his ultimate employment as the executive commissioner of the Kentucky...
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Miller-Cooper, August 29, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; City planning; Racism; Segregation in housing
    • In this incomplete recording, Carolyn Miller-Cooper discusses her educational and professional background and how she came to be executive director of the Louisville Human Relations Commission. She briefly discusses racial violence and zoning as...
    • Oral history interview with Bernard Minnis, August 22, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; African Americans--Social conditions; Busing for school integration--Kentucky--Jefferson County; Citizens for Equitable Assignment to School...
    • Dr. Minnis describes his background as a scholar and a leader in social justice. He speaks at length about the merging and desegregation of the Louisville and Jefferson County school districts.
    • Oral history interview with Carla Wallace, August 24, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; Sexism; Gender identity; Equal opportunity in employment; Cost & standard of living; Gay rights
    • Ms. Wallace speaks at length about the Fairness Campaign, including a description of its structure and its role in the community. She discusses the decision to include transgender discrimination in Fairness and the process of passing...
    • Oral history interview with Denise Brown, September 12, 2012.

    • Housing; Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations; Race discrimination in housing; Affirmative action; Gay rights
    • In this incomplete recording, Ms. Brown discusses her official duties while at the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission and her additional volunteer work. She also describes her memories about the passage of Louisville’s sexual orientation...
    • Oral history interview with Gwen Young, September 20, 2012.

    • Housing; Discrimination in housing; Social justice; Busing for school integration--Kentucky--Jefferson County
    • In this incomplete recording, Ms. Young discusses her experiences as executive director of the Louisville and Jefferson County Human Rights Commission. She describes the role of the HRC in the community and some of its successes.
    • Oral history interview with Manfred Reid, February 20, 2013.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; African Americans--Social conditions; United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Civil rights; HOPE VI (Program)
    • Mr. Reid describes his duties as the Louisville Metro Housing Authority’s chairman of the board and his goals as such. He relates his experiences during the civil rights movement of the 1960s and his arrest as one of the “Black Six” in 1968.
    • Oral history interview with Edgardo Mansilla, August 15, 2012.

    • Housing; Housing--Kentucky--Louisville; Immigrants--Kentucky--Louisville; Emigration & immigration; Refugees; Refugees--Education; Social isolation; Minorities--Housing; Discrimination in housing; Discrimination in employment; Social classes; Post...
    • Mr. Mansilla discusses his role as executive director of the Americana Community Center in Louisville. He explains some of the challenges faced by immigrants and refugees, including housing-related issues. Other topics covered are banking, ethnic...
    • Double Negative.

    • "Whilst Bourgeois's sculptures frequently connote male and female body parts, this piece also has landscape associations. Mounds or mushrooms are evoked, as is a relationship between 'above' and 'below' ground." (Caption, p.151); "The troubled...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Reprint sheet 13.

    • Advertisements; Children; Books; Textbooks; Animals; Reading; Men
    • This set of woodblock prints was reprinted in the 1980s. With the exception of the JPM & Co. advertisement and the New Second and New Third School Readers, the images duplicate the earlier prints in this collection. Woodblock prints of, clockwise...
    • Oral history interview with William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • African Americans--Education (Elementary); African Americans--Education (Higher); National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.); Fisk University; Howard University; African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights; African...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Ruth Bryant on July 24, 1977 by Kenneth L. Chumbley. Mrs. Bryant, a community activist, primarily discusses her involvement in community organizing and political activism during the 1960’s in Louisville. ...
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr.

    • African Americans; African American business enterprises; African American businesspeople; Drugstores; Pharmacists; African American pharmacists; Urban renewal; Automobile service stations; Standard Oil Company; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr., conducted on August 17, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Moorman was a businessman in Louisville's Walnut Street area. Mr. Moorman discusses his parents and grandparents, and his early life in Owensboro,...
    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • African Americans; African American businesspeople; African Americans--Social conditions; Race relations; Slavery; Civil rights; Urban renewal; Libraries; Nurseries (Horticulture)
    • Oral history interview conducted with Nelson Goodwin on January 10, 1979 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Goodwin, a nursery owner and local historian from Louisville, Kentucky, discusses his ancestors and other African Americans who lived in the...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • African Americans; African American churches; African American single mothers ; African American teenage mothers; Nursing homes; Nursing home administrators; People's Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.); Single mothers; Teenage marriage; Teenage...
    • Oral history interview conducted on May 9, 1979 with Frances Smith by Mary Bobo. Mrs. Smith, a former nursing home owner and administrator discusses her childhood in Russellville, Kentucky, moving to Louisville at age twelve to tend to an aunt,...


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