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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...
    • Falls City Home Theater television card, Louisville, Kentucky, 1951.

    • Broadcasting; WAVE (Radio station : Louisville, Ky.); Television broadcasting; Television studios; Public television; Television stills
    • A television still card advertising Falls City Home Theater that aired on WAVE television. An artist rendering of theater with an arched stage and the Falls City logo at the center. The WAVE radio station was founded in 1933 and began television...
    • Brown Hotel and Brown Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1953.

    • Brown Hotel (Louisville, Ky.); Hotels; Public accommodation facilities; Theaters; Marquees; Pedestrians
    • A view of the Brown Hotel and Brown Theatre from the south east corner of Fourth Street and Broadway in Louisville, Ky. The building up to 15 stories tall with a lower section. The lower floors are light; most floors are dark, and the top floors...
    • 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...
    • East Broadway Theater, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Balconies; Ironwork; Marquees
    • A copy photograph of the East Broadway Theater located at 816 E. Broadway in Louisville, Ky. The two story brick building was designed by Joseph & Joseph architects in the Beaux Arts style and features ornate cornices, lead-paned windows, brackets,...
    • 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...
    • Interior of theater, 1928.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Theaters; Balconies; Stages (Platforms); Ironwork; Railings
    • A copy photograph of the interior of a theater with rows of seating on the main floor and a second floor balcony. The ceiling and walls have ornate molding. The copy was produced by Caufield & Shook but the original photographer and location are...
    • Majestic Theatre at night, Louisville, Kentucky, 1922.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Marquees; Electric lighting; Majestic Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • A night view of the front of the Majestic Theatre located at 618 S. 4th St. in Louisville, Ky. The marquee advertises "Mysterious Rider" above the multi-story entry. Above the ticket booth is a lit sign reading, "Popular prices Matinee 25 Night...
    • 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...

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