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    • 1927 Packard Sedan.

    • Automobiles; Men
    • Joe Lazarus, Louisville attorney, stands with one leg on the running board of a 1927 Packard sedan, holding open the car's passenger door. The car is parked outside a building that appears to be the main branch of the Louisville Free Public...
    • "Pee-Wee" Reese "The Bat Boy".

    • Baseball players; Athletes; Group portraits; Uniforms
    • Handwritten on photo of scrapbook page (Image number P_02588): "'Pee-Wee' Reese 'The Bat Boy'. New Covenant Presbyterian Church team, 37 & Broadway, July 31, 1931 R. G. Potter, Collection. Top Row - J. Wilton, Keith Sparks (Mgr.) M. Twyman, P....
    • Alamo Theatre.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings; Interiors
    • Interior of Alamo Theatre (movie theatre in Louisville, Kentucky), photographed from back of theater. The theater was razed circa 1930. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "Alamo Theatre; R.G. Potter Collection; Alamo Theater 441-443 So. 4th...
    • Auditorium, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Auditoriums; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Buildings
    • Ampitheatre Auditorium in Louisville, Kentucky, built by William F. Norton Jr. in 1889 from material salvaged from the Southern Exposition, and razed in 1904 following Norton's death in 1903. Handwritten on mounted print: "Auditorium, S.W. Cor. 4th...
    • 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 Downs...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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,...
    • Charles S. Potter and Anna Potter, 1881.

    • Portraits; Boys; Girls; Children
    • Eight-year-old Charles S. Potter leans on a table beside older sister Anna Potter, aged 11, in this studio portrait. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter - Collection; Charles S. Potter (8) and sister Anna (11) in 1881 visit the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Courier-Journal Building & 4th Street.

    • Newspaper industry; Buildings; Carriages & coaches; People; Street railroads
    • Courier-Journal newspaper building on bustling Fourth Street in Louisville, Kentucky. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and trolley are visible. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter Collection; Courier-Journal Building & 4th...
    • Downtown, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Cities & towns; Cityscapes; Buildings; Streets; Bridges; Aerial photographs
    • Aerial view of downtown, Broadway in foreground, Louisville, Kentucky. Aerial view of a cluster of larger buildings amid smaller buildings. In the upper left corner of the photograph is the Ohio River and a bridge. Gift of R. G. Potter.
    • 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 & president of...
    • Female High School, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Schools; Buildings
    • Female High School in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. Handwritten on bottom of mounted print: "R.G. Potter, Collection; The Female High School west side of First St. north of Chestnut St. was completed in Aug. 1873 at a cost of $115, 242.71. Six...

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