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    • Sunnydale subdivision, Louisville, Kentucky, 1928.

    • African American men--Employment; Houses; Railroad tracks; Dwellings; Gates
    • Wooden gates with a tall horseshoe shape embedded into them stand on either side of the entrance to the Sunnydale subdivision under construction. Railroad tracks are visible in the ground in front of the gates. Two African American men appear to be...
    • 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 Lyman T. Johnson (1976).

    • African Americans; African American educators; Segregation in higher education; Civil rights workers; African Americans--Education (Higher); Race relations; University of Louisville; University of Kentucky; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Lyman T. Johnson on May 6, 1976 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Johnson, a civil rights activist and educator focuses on Johnson’s involvement in the effort to integrate the University of Louisville and the University of...
    • Oral history interview with William Ealy.

    • African American journalists; African American politicians; African American newspapers; African Americans; Politics & government; Politicians; Race relations; Democratic Party (Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.);...
    • Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education...
    • Oral history interview with Lattimore Cole.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African American newspapers; Louisville Leader (Ky.); Kentucky Reporter (Louisville, Ky.); Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co....
    • Oral history interview with Lattimore Cole conducted on November 26, 1977 by Dwayne Cox. In this interview, Mr. Cole discusses his early education in Louisville, working for his father’s newspaper the Louisville Leader and describes what it was...
    • Oral history interview with James Shively.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.); Central High School (Louisville, Ky.); Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; African Americans--Employment;...
    • Oral history interview conducted with James Shively on December 18, 1978 by Dwayne Cox. Mr. Shively focuses largely on his education in Louisville, at Louisville Central High School and the Louisville Municipal College, in the 1930s and 1940s. He...
    • 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 Steward Pickett.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; Boy Scouts of America; Elderly poor; Floods--Ohio River; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; National Council of Senior Citizens; Senior House; Senior centers; Scouting (Youth activity); Urban elderly;...
    • Oral history interviews conducted with Mr. Steward Pickett on May 23, June 4, and June 25, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Pickett, a retired assistant Boy Scout executive and board member of Senior House, talks about his family, growing up on an...
    • Oral history interview with Mae Street Kidd.

    • African Americans; Civil rights demonstrations; Race relations; Public relations; Discrimination in housing; Housing; African American legislators; Insurance agents; Women legislators; African American legislators; Kentucky--Politics and...
    • Oral history interview conducted with legislator Mae Street Kidd on October 10, November 11, and December 5, 1978 by Ken Chumbley. Ms. Kidd discusses her life, including her childhood growing up in Bourbon County. Kidd attended the Lincoln...
    • Oral history interview with Murray Atkins Walls and John Walls.

    • African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights; Louisville Free Public Library; Girl Scouts; Libraries; Integration; African Americans--Social conditions
    • Oral history interview with Murray Atkins Walls and John Walls, conducted July 27, 1977 by Dwayne Cox. Most of the interview focuses on Murray Atkins Walls, although her husband, John Walls, is also an active participant. They were both involved in...
    • Bradford Cleaners, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • African Americans; Sewing; Irons (Pressing); Tailoring; People; Men; Women
    • Address: 1112 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky. This is likely the interior of Bradford Cleaners. Several African Americans are working in a room full of clothes. A man stands by an ironing board. Beyond him, a woman sits at what appears to be...
    • Oral history interview with Joseph Hammond.

    • African Americans; Urban renewal; Small Business Administration (United States); African American business enterprises; African American real estate agents; Youth--Political activity; Busing (School integration); Low-income housing
    • Oral history interview conducted with Joseph Hammond on April 16, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Mr. Hammond, a small business owner and real estate agent, discusses his childhood, education and life as a young adult living and working in Louisville. He...
    • Central view of Carnival Park, Kansas City, Kas.

    • Amusement parks; Parks; Carnival Park (Kansas City, Kan.)
    • Roof-top view of Carnival Park, looking out over various white structures. A few human figures are visible, apparently working on the buildings or landscaping. Carnival Park was an amusement park that operated from 1907 to 1911; it was located in...
    • John P. Morton & Co. Woodblock Prints, Sheet 3-2.

    • Animals; Street railroads; Children; Play (Recreation); Toys; Writing; Reading; Sleeping; Men; Lathes; Shepherds; Barrels; Women; Flowers; Plants; Trees; Urns; Inkstands
    • Woodblock prints of, from top left and starting with larger images: fox ready to pounce on rabbit, hidden under tree root; 5-cent stamp, bearing image of horse-drawn trolley; mother cat leaping with arched back toward dog to protect her litter of...
    • 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...

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