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    • Oral history interview with Nelson Goodwin.

    • African Americans; African American businesspeople; African Americans--Social conditions; Race relations; Slavery; Civil rights; Urban renewal; Libraries; Nurseries (Horticulture)
    • Oral history interview conducted with Nelson Goodwin on January 10, 1979 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mr. Goodwin, a nursery owner and local historian from Louisville, Kentucky, discusses his ancestors and other African Americans who lived in the...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • African Americans--Education (Elementary); African Americans--Education (Higher); National Training School for Women and Girls (Washington, D.C.); Fisk University; Howard University; African Americans; Race relations; Civil rights; African...
    • Oral history interview conducted with Ruth Bryant on July 24, 1977 by Kenneth L. Chumbley. Mrs. Bryant, a community activist, primarily discusses her involvement in community organizing and political activism during the 1960’s in Louisville. ...
    • 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...
    • A. E. Richards.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Adolphus E. Richards was born in Virginia in 1844. His education was interrupted by the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army, where he rose to the rank of major before his twenty-first birthday. At the war's end, he returned to school,...
    • Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Portrait of Admiral David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), a member of a distinguished family in the history of the United States Navy and a commander in the Navy during the United States Civil War. At the close of the Civil War, Porter was promoted to...
    • Admiral John A. Dahlgren, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Portrait of Rear Admiral John Adolphus Dahlgren (1809-1870), who headed the Union Navy's ordnance department during the United States Civil War and designed several different kinds of guns and cannons that were considered part of the reason the...
    • Admiral S. F. Dupont, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Portrait of Rear Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865), a member of the prominent Du Pont family, who served as a naval officer during the Mexican-American War and the United States Civil War. He was superintendent of the United States Naval...
    • Arky Brewer.

    • Women; Older people; Chairs; Log cabins; Portrait photographs
    • "Aunt" Arky Brewer sits outside her cabin. "Aunt" Arky was married to George Brewer, a Civil War veteran and preacher, who ran a steam mill on the Brewer Branch. Handwritten on bottom border: 515. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Modern (styles and periods); Abstract Expressionist; Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "This painting deliberately combines a host of allusions to Spanish culture such as the stark black/white contrasts of Goya, Velasquez, and Picasso, the Spanish poet Lorca's lament to a dead bullfighter, 'Llanto por Ignacio Jánchez mejías', and the...
    • Baxter Building.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings;
    • The Baxter Building was torn down in 1925 by the University of Louisville to make way for the Speed Art Museum. Location: Belknap Campus: on site of present-day Speed Art Museum. The Baxter Building served as a the main building for the House of...
    • Brewers with Dr. Jones.

    • Families; Men; Women; Older people; Physicians; Children; Group portraits
    • An outdoor portrait of the Brewer family with Dr. Preston Jennings Jones. "Uncle" George Brewer is on the left, Dr. Preston Jennings Jones stands next to him wearing an overcoat. "Aunt" Arky Brewer has a scarf on her head. The others are presumably...
    • Brewers with Dr. Jones.

    • Older people; Physicians; Men; Women; Log cabins
    • George Brewer, Arky Brewer and Dr. Preston Jennings Jones pose between two log buildings on their property. "Uncle" George, a Civil War veteran and preacher, ran a steam mill on Brewers Branch of Goose Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 513....
    • C.M. Thomas.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits
    • Charles Morehead Thomas was born in 1847 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He attended the common schools of Warren County, Kentucky, but was caught up in the turmoil of the Civil War, joining the Confederate Army as a youth. After the war he returned to...
    • Collegiate Institute.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Collegiate Institute of Louisville; Educational facilities;
    • This building was the second home of Louisville Collegiate Institute, or Louisville College. Louisville Collegiate Institute was created November 14, 1837 with provisions for seven departments: Mental and Moral Science and Political Economy;...
    • Commodore C. R. P. Rodgers, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers
    • Portrait of Rear Admiral Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers (1819-1892) of the United States Navy. He served in the Mexican-American War, the United States Civil War, as Superintendent of the Naval Academy, and Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific...

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