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    • Aviation flight, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, 1910.

    • Aviation flight, Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, 1910.

    • Curtiss, Glenn Hammond, 1878-1930; Biplanes; Air shows; Aircraft accidents; Aeronautics; Churchill Downs (Louisville, Ky. : Racetrack)

    • Men examine early aviation accident at Churchill Downs. Biplane wing appears to have broken in what R.G. Potter described as a "slight mishap" that occurred when American aviation pioneer Glen H. Curtiss brought two planes to Churchill...
    • Market and Eleventh Streets.

    • 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....
    • Louisville, Ky. April 14-1918.

    • 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...
    • Churchill Downs flooded, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • 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...
    • LG&E's Hydroelectric Plant on Shippingport Island 1937.

    • LG&E's Hydroelectric Plant on Shippingport Island 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Hydroelectric power; Power plants; Industrial facilities; Public utility companies; Louisville Gas and Electric Company

    • Man wearing a coat and hat looks out to Louisville Gas & Electric's flooded Hydroelectric Plant on Shippingport Island in the Ohio River, during the 1937 Flood. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection; LG&E's...
    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Rescue by boat, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Rescue work; Rescue workers; Boats; Women; Dogs; Automobile service stations

    • Mrs. Helen Fischer, another woman, and a dog are rescued by two men with a boat Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Flood of the Ohio River. A service station with Gulf sign is visible in the background. Handwritten on back of print: "Mrs....
    • Fourth & Main Sts. 1937.

    • Fourth & Main Sts. 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; People; Boats

    • Bird's-eye view of 4th and Main Streets in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1937 Flood, showing the Ohio River flooding onto Fourth Street. A crowd of people gathers at the intersection to witness the flooding. Handwritten on bottom of...
    • Broadway looking east from Shelby, 1937.

    • Broadway looking east from Shelby, 1937.

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Floods; Disasters; Streets; Buildings; Utility poles

    • Flooded commercial street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky during the 1937 Ohio River flood. Buildings on either side of street as well as trees and utility poles are nearly submerged under water. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G....
    • Louisville City Hospital.

    • Louisville City Hospital.

    • Hospitals; Health care facilities; Buildings; Carriages & coaches; People

    • Engraving of Louisville City Hospital, with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians pictured within and outside of its grounds. Handwritten on bottom edge of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection / City Hospital / Original hospital opened in...
    • City Hospital.

    • 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...
    • Mrs. Potter's house at Manchester.

    • Mrs. Potter's house at Manchester.

    • Lodging houses; Wooden buildings; Cityscape photographs

    • A boarding home in the town square at Manchester owned by Robert G. Potter and Nancy Catherine "Kate" Gilbert Potter. Robert Potter died in 1896. Visitors to Oneida Baptist Institute passed through Manchester on their way from the London...
    • Louisville Gas Company's Works.

    • Louisville Gas Company's Works.

    • Louisville Gas and Electric Company; Public utility companies; Industrial facilities

    • Lithograph of Louisville, Kentucky's Gas Company. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; Located on Washington between Jackson & Preston Office at 116 Green (Liberty) between 3rd & 4th J. Lawrence Smith Pres....
    • Louisville Water Co. officials, 1913.

    • Louisville Water Co. officials, 1913.

    • Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Business people; Men; Group portraits

    • Group of men in suits posed on steps outside frame building. The men are identified by circled numbers to their left, with the key written beneath the image on the print: "1 John S. Morris Auditor, 2 Charles S. Potter Buyer - Ass't. Treas. 3...
    • Water Works.

    • Water Works.

    • Louisville Water Company (Louisville, Ky.); Pumping stations; Smokestacks; Engravings

    • Engraving of Water Works Tower in Louisville, Kentucky. Written on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; Water Works; The Louisville Water Co. was granted a charter by state legislature in 1854 as a private corp. Capital of 1...
    • Du Pont residence, Central Park.

    • Du Pont residence, Central Park.

    • Mansions; Dwellings; Du Pont, Bidermann, 1837-1923

    • DuPont residence in Central Park, Louisville, Kentucky. Trees, foliage and decorative birdbath in foreground. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; Home of B. Coleman Bannen Du Pont in 1890 He was founder &...
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