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  • Description: Potter
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    • Ruins of Water Works Tower.

    • Tornadoes; Disasters; Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Debris
    • Water Works Tower on Zorn Avenue and River Road in Louisville, Kentucky, devastated by tornado; the tower, built in 1860, was the first modern water tower in world. Original image copyrighted by Louisville Water Company. Written on image: "Ruins of...
    • Sixth Street - Looking South from Main.

    • Streets; Buildings; Street railroads
    • View of Sixth Street from Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky; trolley, pedestrians, parked cars, and building exteriors are visible. Written on bottom edge of mounted print: "Sixth Street - Looking South from Main"; handwritten: "Collection of R.G....
    • Market and Eleventh Streets.

    • Disasters; Tornadoes; Cities & towns; Buildings; Debris; Carriages & coaches
    • View of Market and 11th Streets in Louisville, Kentucky after the March 27, 1890 tornado. Horse-drawn carriage with "Undertaker" painted on side amidst wreckage. Handwritten on image and below on mounted print: "Mkt & 11th Sts. looking East; Market...
    • View of Fourth Avenue. Residence of Henry Watterson, Esq.

    • Streets; Houses; Carts & wagons; Carriages & coaches; Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
    • View of Fourth Avenue and the homes on the west side of the street, looking south from Chestnut Street. One of the homes pictured belonged to Henry Watterson, Esq. Printed on border: View of Fourth Avenue. Residence of Henry Watterson, Esq....
    • Baxter Park.

    • Tornadoes; Disasters; Parks; Gazebos; Trees; Buildings; Debris
    • View of Baxter Square Park, including many damaged trees, after the tornado that hit Louisville, Kentucky, on March 27, 1890. A gazebo sits, seemingly unharmed, amidst the debris, broken trees, and damaged buildings. The tornado killed an estimated...
    • Louisville, Ky. April 14-1918.

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines; Vehicles; People associated with health & safety; Uniforms
    • Uniformed firefighters stand on fire engine No. 2. Image is discolored and marked from age. Written on another copy of image: "Louisville, Kentucky, April 14-1918; Enlargement by R.G. Potter." Original information associated with this image names a...
    • Churchill Downs flooded, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Churchill Downs (Louisville, Ky. : Racetrack); Rowing
    • Two men row a raft through flooded street in front of Churchill Downs racetrack during 1937 Flood. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection / University [crossed out] of Louisville Trustees [crossed out] / During the...
    • Lebanon to Springfield bus line, 1909.

    • Automobiles
    • Two children sitting in driver's seat behind wheel of automobile, building facades in background. Photograph is smudged and damaged from age. Typed and attached to mounted print: "Hugh T. Gratz, 1909, Bus line between Lebanon and Springfield, Ky. 2...
    • Streetcar at car barn, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Street railroads; Railroad employees; Men; Beer gardens; Beer
    • Trolley number 270, Fourth Avenue, Main St. to Central Park written on the sides; uniformed employees stand near front of streetcar, while four men stand on tracks, one drinking from a bucket. Handwritten on bottom edge of mounted print: "R.G....
    • Mrs. Potter.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing
    • Three-quarter length character portrait of Cora Urquhart (Mrs. James Brown) Potter, wearing a loose-fitting white tunic. Mrs. Potter starred in "The Queen's Necklace," "Camille," and "Charlotte Corday" at Macauley's Theatre in October 1895....
    • Canary Cottage, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Restaurants; Eating & drinking facilities; Women
    • Three women, all wearing cloche hats, sit at table in front of fireplace at the Canary Cottage soda shop and tea room, at 621 S. 4th Street in Louisville, Kentucky. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection; Canary Cottage,...
    • Students working with machinery in engineering lab, 1936.

    • University of Louisville--Students; Students; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Engineering laboratories; Women engineering students;
    • Students work with large machinery in Speed School laboratory. There is an elevated platform behind them with more equipment on it. One of the students is Margaret Mattingly, identified in an August 16, 1936 Courier-Journal article as "the first...
    • W. Wyatt, Undertaker, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Coffins; Undertakers; Storefronts; Sidewalks
    • Storefront of W. Wyatt, undertaker, in Louisville, Kentucky, displaying merchandise (coffins) along the sidewalk. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; In 1875 Washington Wyatt's undertaking establishment was on S.W....
    • City Hospital.

    • Hospitals; Health care facilities; Buildings; Lawns
    • Side view of front lawn of Louisville City Hospital. Handwritten on bottom edge of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection. City Hospital. Original hospital opened in 1823 at 323 East Chestnut, cost $16,000 / Capacity 50 beds, with several rooms...

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