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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...
    • 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 &...
    • Grand Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Motion picture theaters; Signs (Notices); Marquees; Pedestrians; Automobiles
    • Address: 607-11 W. Walnut Street (now Muhammad Ali Blvd.) in Louisville, Ky. Three-story brick and stone building with arched windows and engaged columns housing Grand Theater. A marquee displays movie listings above the door. Pedestrians and cars...
    • Columbia Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Columbia Theater, Fourth Street south of Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Stone, ornamented, three-story building with a one-story wing at the left. Central entrance and an entrance on the wing are reached by stone stairs over a slight embankment;...
    • Columbia Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Columbia Theater, Fourth Street south of Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. Similar image to ULPA 1994.18.1102. Stone, ornamented, three-story building with a one-story wing at the left. Central entrance and an entrance on the wing are reached by...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Loews Theater, Fourth Street between Broadway & Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Written on back: "Loews Theater one of the castle-like side walls in the new theater." Side view of seats, left theater wall and left half of stage and balcony. On the...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Orchestra, lodges and balcony at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Side view of seats, right theater wall and much of the balcony seating area as well as the edge of the orchestra in which are...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Mezzanine lounge at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. View includes part of a carpeted, curvy interior room situated in front of a partition mostly encompassed by two archways and one rectangular...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Stairway to mezzanine at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Two coterminous flights of filigree-railed stairs (broken only by a small landing half the way up, over which pillars support a small roof)...
    • Loews Theater, Louisville, Kentucky.

    • Buildings; Cultural facilities; Theaters
    • Entrance to Ladies Room at Loews Theater on Fourth Street between Broadway and Chestnut, Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph frames a wide rectangular doorway with a border carved in a more curved shape; doorway contains twin swinging doors, half open...

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