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    • 2.14 3/4. Prince Wilkes.

    • Harness racing; Horse racing; Race horses; Horses; Men; Jockeys
    • Sketch of champion harness racer Prince Wilkes, with the horse racing and pulling a jockey in a sulky, or two-wheeled cart. "D. W. Smith, 1887" is written in the left corner, and "2.14 3/4" and "Prince Wilkes" in the right corner. Apparently 2:14...
    • "City of New York" building at 1904 World's Fair.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Buildings; Exhibition buildings; People
    • Building at World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, with a first floor and small second floor topped by a dome and United States flag. Over the top portion of the entrance hang two United States flags which are at either side of a white flag showing...
    • "Town Hall" building at 1904 World's Fair.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Buildings; Exhibition buildings
    • Two-story brick building with a pinnacled tower. "The Town Hall" is written above the building's top windows, which hold a banner reading "National Educational Association." Two curving sets of stairs with statues in front lead to an entrance with...
    • Abigail Adams/Quincy/USA.

    • Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818
    • The work was executed by Thelma A. Loris, age 67, [...], Mansfield, Ohio, 44902. I am a full-time secretary, have raised five children and am divorced.
    • Al LeCompte, 1935.

    • Portraits; Men; Baseball players; Uniforms; People associated with entertainment & sports
    • Al LeCompte wearing a Louisville Colonels baseball uniform. The photograph has been written on top, front edge. Handwritten on back of image: Al LeCompte, Louisville Colonels pitcher. Stamped on back: April 24, 1935.
    • Alexander's Blooded Stock, Woodburn, Ky. 9th Duchess (short horn Durham).

    • Livestock; Cattle; Cows; African Americans; People
    • Young African-American man in overalls and a hat holds the end of a rope attached to a cow as a leash. They are in a fenced area in front of a building. The cow has white markings. Text written on bottom right: '9th Duchess' S.H.D. Information on...
    • Alexander's Blooded Stock, Woodburn, Ky. Dolly Clay Alderney calf).

    • Livestock; Cattle; Cows
    • Young man wearing overalls and a dome-shaped hat stands in a fenced area in front of a building holding a rope attached to a calf as a leash. Text written on bottom right: Dolly Clay - Alderney. Information on back of card: Alexander's Blooded...
    • Alexander's Blooded Stock, Woodburn, Ky. Lady Lincoln (Alderney).

    • Livestock; Cattle; Cows
    • Light-colored cow stands in a fenced area in front of a building. A leash is attached to a harness around its face. Text written on bottom right: Lady Lincoln - Alderney. Information on back of card: Alexander's Blooded Stock (Woodburn, Ky.)...
    • Alexander's Blooded Stock, Woodburn, Ky. Sheep (south down).

    • Livestock; Sheep
    • Group of five sheep stand in a group in a fenced area in front of a building. Text written on bottom right: Southdown Sheep. Information on back of card: Alexander's Blooded Stock (Woodburn, Ky.) Photographed and Published by James Mullen, No. 52...
    • American National Insurance Co. Photo of group.

    • Men; Women; Employees; Insurance companies
    • Group of men and women sit in three rows of chairs in a room in front of a chalkboard that reads "Louisville The Kentucky Colonels" and has names and numbers written on it.
    • André Jeunet, French military training postcard, World War I.

    • Soldiers--French; World War, 1914-1918--France; Military uniforms; Military life; Pacifists
    • Photographic postcard of André Jeunet taken during his military training in Autun, France in 1915. Other copies were mailed to his family, but Jeunet saved this one and inscribed it in 1920.
    • Annie Craig as Grandmother MacIntyre in Little Colonel books, circa 1905.

    • Older people; Women; Fictitious characters
    • A portrait of Mrs. Annie Craig, the real-life model for the character Grandmother MacIntyre in the Little Colonel books written by Annie Fellows Johnston. She is wearing a black lace dress and light reflects off her silver hair. Annie was the widow...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval
    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
    • Bardstown Road at Highland Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Advertising; Stores & shops; Show windows; Street railroad tracks; Automobiles; Utility poles; Louisville Gas and Electric Company; Buildings; Transportation
    • Written on the front of the photograph is, "January - 10 - 1921, Louisville Gas & Electric Co., Bardstown Road at Highland Ave. looking South - showing all lines moved to Southwest side of street." Utility poles line the sidewalk along the street...
    • Beargrass ck impr'v'mnt.

    • Bridges; Stone bridges; Streams; Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville
    • Curved portion of Beargrass Creek leading to a stone bridge with billboards on the road above. The creek has water in it. A car is parked next to the bridge. Part of an improvement project to the creek. Written on image: O.R.F.-63. 11:30 A.M.
    • Beargrass Gas Sub-station, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.

    • Louisville Gas and Electric Company; Flood control; Buildings
    • The Beargrass gas sub-station is shown raised on timbers. Written in the corner is, "No. 4. Louisville Gas & Electric Co. Construction Dept. Project No. 2750. Beargrass Gas Sub-Station. Raising building for flood protection." In the foreground is a...
    • Beeches, home of Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston.

    • Dwellings; Houses; Driveways; Trees
    • A circular driveway leads to The Beeches, Annie Fellows Johnston's home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. The two-story frame house is partially obscured by large beech trees. Two women sit in the shade of a tree on the left. Mrs. Johnston bought The...
    • Betty Lewis.

    • Women; Older people
    • Elizabeth Matthews Feagin sits in a large wooden chair with a book in her lap, her right elbow on the arm of the chair and her chin in her hand. The pose resembles that in a rather famous photograph taken of Elizabeth decades earlier when she...
    • Betty Matthews in swing, circa 1900.

    • Girls; Swings; Trees
    • A girl with long hair wearing a white, or light-colored, dress poses in a swing suspended from a tree. The girl is believed to be the photographer's niece, Elizabeth Matthews, who was the real-life model for the character Betty Lewis in the Little...
    • Betty.

    • Women; Flowers
    • A young woman poses outdoors wearing a long dress and holding flowers. The woman is the photographer's niece, Elizabeth Matthews, who was the real-life model for the character Betty Lewis in the Little Colonel books written by Annie Fellows...

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