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  • Publisher: University of Louisville Archives and Records Center
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    • African American Oral History Collection

    • African Americans; African Americans--Social conditions; Civil rights; Integration; Race relations
    • Currently including 26 interviews (available as audio files and transcriptions), mostly conducted in the late 1970s, that document the many aspects of life in Louisville, particularly as experienced by African Americans, this digital collection...
    • August 2009 Flood Collection

    • Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Disasters
    • On the morning of August 4, 2009, record-breaking rains fell in central Louisville and surrounding counties between 7 am and 10 am EDT, with reported hourly rainfall rates as high as 8.83 inches. The Louisville Free Public Library's main branch and...
    • Louisville Leader Collection

    • Newspapers; African American newspapers
    • The Louisville Leader, an African American community newspaper, began publication in Louisville, Kentucky on November 3, 1917. It covered local religious, educational, social, fraternal, and sporting activities, as well as national and...
    • Newton Owen Postcard Collection

    • Postcards--Kentucky; Postcards--Middle West; Postcards--Southern States; Greeting cards; Christmas cards; Easter cards;
    • The Newton Owen Postcard Collection represents nearly a century in the life and travels of an extended Kentucky family. The earliest cards date to the late 19th century, and while the bulk of the collection dates to the period 1900-1940, there are...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Charles H. Parrish, Jr.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American college teachers; African American educators; African American newspapers; Integration; Segregation in education; Race relations; Baptists;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with sociologist Charles H. Parrish, Jr. on December 1 and 14, 1976 and February 21, 1977 by Dwayne Cox and William Morison. Dr. Parrish discusses his father, Charles H. Parrish, Sr., who was a Baptist minister and...
    • Oral history interview with D.W. Beard.

    • Integration; African Americans; Hospitals; Red Cross Hospital (Louisville, Ky.)
    • D.W. Beard was interviewed on November 29, 1979 about the Red Cross (Community) Hospital. He was a member of the board of Community Hospital, which was known previously as Red Cross Hospital. He discusses public perception of the hospital and the...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American social workers; African American educators; African American college teachers; Segregation in education; Civil rights leaders; Lincoln Institute...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Young Love, conducted on October 2, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Dr. Love was a U of L professor and administrator, and sister of civil rights leader Whitney Young, Jr. Dr. Love discusses her parents, Laura and...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • African Americans; African American churches; African American single mothers ; African American teenage mothers; Nursing homes; Nursing home administrators; People's Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.); Single mothers; Teenage marriage; Teenage...
    • Oral history interview conducted on May 9, 1979 with Frances Smith by Mary Bobo. Mrs. Smith, a former nursing home owner and administrator discusses her childhood in Russellville, Kentucky, moving to Louisville at age twelve to tend to an aunt,...
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr.

    • African Americans; African American business enterprises; African American Business people; Drugstores; Pharmacists; African American pharmacists; Urban renewal; Service stations; Standard Oil Company; Civil rights
    • Oral history interview with Frank Moorman, Sr., conducted on August 17, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Moorman was a businessman in Louisville's Walnut Street area. Mr. Moorman discusses his parents and grandparents, and his early life in Owensboro,...
    • Oral history interview with Goldie Beckett.

    • Undertakers and undertaking; Business people; African American businesspeople; Politicians; African American politicians; Discrimination in public accommodations; Segregation--Law and legislation; Discrimination in employment; African...
    • Oral history interview with Goldie Winstead Beckett, conducted on September 12, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. In this interview, Mrs. Beckett discusses her life as well as her husband’s experiences as alderman in the city of Louisville in the late 1940s...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Jazz; Jazz singers; Women jazz musicians
    • Oral history interview with Helen Humes, a jazz singer from Louisville, conducted on June 12, 1979 by Mary Bobo, for the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center. In this interview, Ms. Humes discusses her career, including her start in...

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