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  • Description: Theater
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    • Movie promotion window display, 1944.

    • Advertisements; Motion picture posters; Posters
    • Window display advertising a movie with stacks of potatoes against the windows. The movie is for "See Here, Private Hargrove." A sign in the window advertises a free war bond and guest tickets to Loew's theater to the person who guesses how many...
    • Oral history interview with Amelia Ray.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Education; Segregation in education; Race relations; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Mrs. Amelia Ray, conducted on August 25, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mrs. Ray discusses her early life and upbringing in Tennessee as well as her life in Louisville. Mrs. Ray moved to Louisville in 1934 and attended...
    • Gulf Refining Co. service station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Automobile service stations; Signs (Notices); Gasoline pumps; Street railroad tracks; East Broadway Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • View facing southwest from Broadway of the Gulf service station at the corner of Broadway and Logan Street. A notice from the Louisville Safety Council posted on a telephone pole says, "Take the Wreck Out of Reckless." A sign above the service...
    • Lyric Theater and Mammoth Insurance, Louisville, Kentucky, 1946.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Cultural facilities; Theaters; Business districts; African American business enterprises; African Americans
    • A six story brick building located in the 600 block of Walnut (now Muhammad Ali Blvd.) that housed the Lyric Theater and Mammoth Insurance. On the left side of the building is an ornate marquee for the Lyric Theater. Movie posters advertise film...
    • Theatre Realty Building, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Motion picture theaters; Streets; Roads; Automobiles
    • The Theatre Realty Building located in the 600 block of 4th Street, Louisville, Ky. The multi-story Beaux Arts style building features decorative elements on the front facade, including stylized friezes of urns and faces. The roof is ornamented...
    • Theatre Realty Building, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Stores & shops; Drugstores; Automobiles; Pedestrians; People
    • A view of the Theatre Realty Building located in the 600 block of Fourth St. in Louisville, Ky. The multi-story Beaux Arts style building features decorative elements on the front facade, including stylized friezes of urns and faces. The roof is...
    • Corner bank building, 1928.

    • Buildings; Banks; Financial facilities
    • A bank building with large columns on its facade and an American flag on the roof. A small portion of a movie theater can be seen to the left of the bank. A plaque on the right side of the front of the bank read, "Little Rock branch, Federal...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This photograph captures the building of the Rialto Theatre. You can see the rounded edge of the stage as well as the tiered seating. Numerous workmen are shown, but the picture is centered on two...
    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene from the construction of the Rialto Theatre shows workmen standing on beams and four men in suits. We are fairly certain that the two men in the middle are Alfred Joseph (left) and his...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969) . The classical façade of the Rialto made extensive use of white-glazed terra cotta tile from Cincinnati's Rookwood Pottery. This scene shows some of the machinery used in the construction as well...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building). Completed in 1907, the Atherton Building would have been a project started while Alfred S. Joseph was still serving as chief architect and engineer for the firm of McDonald &...

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