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  • Publisher: University of Louisville Photographic Archives
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    • Images of Kentucky and Environs

    • Images of Kentucky and Environs

    • Photograph albums; Tourism; Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works; Architecture; Buildings; Dairying

    • This digital collection is a non-comprehensive selection of images of Kentucky and nearby areas from a number of smaller collections in the University of Louisville Libraries.
    • Howard Steamboat Museum Collection

    • Howard Steamboat Museum Collection

    • Stern wheelers; Paddleboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • This digital collection currently features images of boats built, or being built, at Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It will be expanded to include the entire photograph collection taken by Captain James E. Howard (1875-1956) between...
    • André Jeunet Collection

    • André Jeunet Collection

    • World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Campaigns & battles; World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Eastern Front; World War, 1914-1918--France

    • This digital collection consists of 210 images of French soldier André Jeunet (1896-1979), fellow soldiers, and civilians during World War I. Most of the photographs were taken by Jeunet while he was serving in northeastern France (1915-1917) and...
    • Metropolitan Sewer District Collection

    • Metropolitan Sewer District Collection

    • Sewerage; Sewers; Buildings; Streets; Public utility companies; Public utilities--Kentucky--Louisville

    • The Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) Collection records the construction of sewer lines, drainage work, and floodwall protection projects throughout Louisville in the early twentieth century through the beginning of World War II. While the scope...
    • Martin F. Schmidt Photographs of Louisville, 1956-1966

    • Martin F. Schmidt Photographs of Louisville, 1956-1966

    • Buildings; Stores & shops; Religious facilities; Industrial facilities; Storage facilities

    • The Martin F. Schmidt Photographs of Louisville contain 573 color snapshot photographs of buildings in downtown Louisville, Kentucky shot between 1956 and 1966. The albums begin with 100 images of downtown churches then moves to buildings from the...
    • Louisville Storefronts and Saloons Album

    • Louisville Storefronts and Saloons Album

    • Buildings; Storefronts; Eating & drinking facilities; Grocery stores; Brick wall signs; Advertisements; Signs (Notices)

    • The Louisville Storefronts & Saloons Album (ca. 1912) collection consists of 114 exterior photographs of predominantly commercial buildings around the Central Business District, Portland, and Russell neighborhoods of Louisville, Kentucky in the...
    • Herald-Post Collection

    • Herald-Post Collection

    • Agriculture; Buildings; Business & finance; Educational facilities; Religious facilities; Dwellings; Cities & towns; Historic sites; Military facilities; Monuments & memorials; Portraits; Sports; Transportation; Railroads; Newspapers

    • The Herald-Post digital collection contains 3815 images, including portraits of prominent Louisvillians and Kentuckians at work and at play, as well as scenes of business and industry; government; homes; places of worship; community organizations;...
    • Ghost Signs of Louisville

    • Ghost Signs of Louisville

    • Brick wall signs; Advertisements

    • The Ghost Signs of Louisville collection emerged from a partnership between the University of Louisville Libraries and Fine Arts department. Students in a fall 2011 Documentary Photography class, Libraries employees, and community members...
    • Furnas Family Album Collection

    • Furnas Family Album Collection

    • Families; Portrait photographs; Travel; Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)

    • The Furnas Family Album (circa 1887 -1910) Collection consists of 327 images, most of which were captured with a 4 x 5 camera. The collection provides a unique, sentimental, and sometimes humorous view into the lives of members and friends of the...
    • Caufield & Shook Collection

    • Caufield & Shook Collection

    • People; Buildings; Transportation; City & town life; Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works;

    • The collection of over half a million negatives and 2,000 vintage prints includes work for Louisville architects, builders, banks and financial houses, wholesale and retail merchants, advertisers, government agencies, public utilities, and private...
    • R. G. Potter Collection

    • R. G. Potter Collection

    • Cityscapes; Buildings; Sports; People

    • Photographs documenting Louisville street scenes, historic buildings, Louisville mayors, the Potter family, celebrities, sporting events, including horse racing at Churchill Downs, and local professional and amateur baseball, collected or taken by...
    • Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman, Collection

    • Jean Thomas, The Traipsin' Woman, Collection

    • Appalachians (People); Appalachian Region--History; Appalachian Region--Social life and customs; Folk festivals; Folk music--Appalachian Region, Southern; Kentucky--History; Kentucky--Social life and customs

    • Known as The Traipsin' Woman, Jean Thomas traveled the mountains of eastern Kentucky taking snapshot photographs of the mountain way of life, writing, and promoting mountain folkways. She was particularly interested in the music, crafts, and...
    • Royal Photo Company Collection

    • Royal Photo Company Collection

    • Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works; Buildings; Commercial facilities; City & town life; Cityscapes

    • Images taken by the Royal Photo Company, a Louisville, Kentucky commercial photo studio in operation from 1904 to 1973. The entire collection, acquired by the University of Louisville in 1982, contains over 13,000 photographic negatives taken...
    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Kentucky--Social life and customs; Coal mining; Oil wells; Lumber industry; Croplands; Horse farms; Buildings; Educational facilities

    • Assembled in 1904 for display in the Kentucky Building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (World's Fair) in St. Louis by the chair of the Kentucky delegation, Arthur Y. Ford, two of the albums contained 309 photographs from the Appalachian,...
    • General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836 - ca. 1890

    • General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836 - ca. 1890

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    • 88 images and four manuscripts relating to the U.S. military, with a particular focus on the Civil War era, collected by West Point alumnus, engineer, and Civil War veteran Orlando Metcalfe Poe (1832-1895).
    • Claude C. Matlack Collection

    • Claude C. Matlack Collection

    • Appalachians (People); Appalachian Region--History; Appalachian Region--Social life and customs; Education--Appalachian Region; Education--Kentucky; Kentucky--Social life and customs; Rural schools--Kentucky--History; Oneida Baptist Institute;...

    • 665 items from Louisville native Claude C. Matlack (1878-1944), an amateur photographer who, working as an engineer for his family's plumbing business, happened to capture on film the formative years of a settlement school built by feuding...
    • Kate Matthews (1870-1956) Collection

    • Kate Matthews (1870-1956) Collection

    • Art and photography; Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931. Little Colonel series; Pewee Valley (Ky.)--Social life and customs--Pictorial works; Photograph albums; Portrait photographs; Tableaux; Upper class families--Kentucky--Pewee...

    • 431 items by pioneering woman photographer Kate Matthews, of Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Best known for her photographs depicting characters in the Little Colonel series of children's books written by her friend and neighbor Annie Fellows Johnston,...
    • Macauley's Theatre Collection

    • Macauley's Theatre Collection

    • Theater--United States; Theater--Kentucky--Louisville; Actors; Actresses; Portrait photographs; Costumes

    • 1493 images originally hung in the lobby of Macauley's Theatre on Walnut Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky (1873-1952). Primarily studio portraits of actors and actresses from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these images document the...
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