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    • 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...
    • Uncle Tom.

    • African Americans; Men; Ethnic stereotypes
    • Elderly African American man, seated, with a walking stick and a hat. This image depicts African Americans in a stereotyped fashion that may be offensive to many viewers; the University of Louisville and the University Archives & Records Center...
    • Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves

    • Antiphonaries; Book of Hours; Brevaries; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500; Khamsah; Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts--Medieval; Persian language; Psalters
    • This digital collection includes eighteen illuminated manuscript leaves which were acquired by the University of Louisville Libraries in 2006 with funding from the Pzena Foundation. Dating from 1150 through 1867, these leaves represent Western...
    • The education of an artist.

    • Artists' books--Specimens
    • Title from artist. / Edition limited to 20 copies. / Accordion style book with inserts and some folded pages, hand-sewn spine, housed in a flip-top box (19 x 14 x 4 cm.). / The drawings in the book were done on a litho stone, incorporating faces,...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as psalms...
    • Book of Hours, France, early 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts--France--Renaissance, 1450-1600
    • Books of Hours (Horae) were used for private prayers by lay people. Typically Books of Hours included a calendar, Gospel lessons, and hours of daily prayer including Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Cross, and Hours of the Holy Spirit, as well as...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--Italy--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--Italy; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Christmas wish.

    • Christmas cards; Stars
    • Star on a field of pine branches, surrounded by geometric shapes that resemble Christmas ornaments (balls, bells, etc.). The primary content of the card is a poem: If you are a-wishing me Christmas delights / Half as hard as I'm wishing for you, /...
    • Bright and happy Christmas.

    • Christmas trees; Christmas cards; Wreaths; Holly
    • Christmas tree decorated with lit candles and a holly wreath, with the poem: May happy memories of the past / with hopes of future bliss be blent / and round the present season cast / the halo of a heart's content. Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons,...
    • Untitled (Shanty).

    • Contemporary
    • "Alice Aycock […] bases her forms on the logic of the imagination. […] Aycock revels in conjuring the past. The rich associative content of her sculpture is often nurtured by fanciful titles and accompanying texts that refer to history, literature,...
    • Guernica.

    • Cubist; Analytical Cubist; Synthetic Cubist; Surrealist; Modern (styles and periods); Abstract (fine arts style)
    • "In this monumental work of 1937, Guernica, Picasso combined Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms with several traditional motifs, juxtaposing them in a new Surrealist way. The combination serves the political message of the painting - namely,...

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