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    • Untitled (Shanty).

    • Untitled (Shanty).

    • Sculpture; Architecture; Buildings; Houses; Dwellings; Huts; Shelters; Housing; Architectural elements; Walls; Doors & doorways; Wheels

    • "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,...
    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Tiberius, front view.

    • Sculpture; Heads (Anatomy); Portraits; Emperors; Rulers; People associated with politics & government; Men; Hairstyles; Crowns; Headdresses; Headgear; Leaves; Symbols

    • "[…] this portrait probably came from the forum's Augusteum (a shrine dedicated to the imperial family). […] In this portrait, the hair is combed forward, with short bangs over the forehead, formed by straight and regularly laid locks that...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • Oral history interview with Robert Key.

    • African Americans; African American singers; African American musicians; Nightclubs--Kentucky--Louisville; Singers; Musicians

    • Oral history interview with Robert Key, conducted October 25, 1977 by Robert Friedman. Mr. Key was a musician. He was born in Louisville but really launched his career in Chicago before touring as a singer. In this interview, he discusses his...
    • Oral history interview with Louise Reynolds.

    • Oral history interview with Louise Reynolds.

    • African Americans; African American politicians; African American businesspeople; African American business enterprises; Women politicians; Civil rights; Louisville (Ky.)--Politics and government; Politicians; Integration; Discrimination in housing

    • Oral history interview conducted with Louise Reynolds on June 13, 1979 by Mary Bobo. Louise Reynolds was the first African American woman elected alderman in the city of Louisville. Ms. Reynolds discusses her work with the Republican Party,...
    • Oral history interview with Maurice Rabb.

    • Oral history interview with Maurice Rabb.

    • African Americans; African American physicians; African Americans--Hospitals; African Americans--Social conditions; African Americans--Education; Segregation in education; African Americans--Medical care; Hospitals; Medical education; Race...

    • Oral history interview with Louisville physician Maurice Rabb. Dr. Rabb discusses his early life and education in Mississippi. He speaks of his experiences as a student at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, comparing race relations in his...
    • Oral history interview with Charles H. Parrish, Jr.

    • Oral history interview with Charles H. Parrish, Jr.

    • African Americans; African Americans--Education; African Americans--Social conditions; African American college teachers; African American educators; African American newspapers; Integration; Segregation in education; Race relations; Baptists;...

    • Oral history interview conducted with sociologist Charles H. Parrish, Jr. on December 1 and 14, 1976 and February 21, 1977 by Dwayne Cox and William Morison. Dr. Parrish discusses his father, Charles H. Parrish, Sr., who was a Baptist minister and...
    • Broadway Express, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Broadway Express, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Street railroads; Street railroad tracks; Buildings; Louisville Railway Company; Transportation; Men; People

    • Men in suits stand outside the open doors of a trolley. The streetcar sign reads, "Broadway Express, Bardstown Road." Another trolley follows. The gentlemen wear suits, ties, hats, and shiny shoes. A young African American man in a...
    • Streetcar interior, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Streetcar interior, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Street railroads; Louisville Railway Company; African Americans; Women; Men; People; Transportation

    • Several passengers ride a trolley in Louisville, Kentucky. The doors are open as a man wearing a white banded hat steps off. A young woman wearing a sleeveless top sits near the front. An African American woman and teenage boy also sit near the...
    • Moonlight Steamer America, 1922.

    • Moonlight Steamer America, 1922.

    • Parties; Bands; Wind instruments; Percussion instruments; People; African Americans

    • Dancers take to the floor as a band plays. The musicians play trombone, tuba, piano, drum, and possibly an oboe. Tables surround the dance floor on three sides and show evidence of beer and wine drinks. The edges of the open air room are walls of...
    • St. Xavier's College, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • St. Xavier's College, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920.

    • Schools; Educational facilities; Automobiles; Domes; Transportation; Buildings; St. Xavier High School (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 118 W. Broadway, Louisville, Kentucky. St. Xavier's College, a Catholic High School for Boys, was housed in a building made of stone and brick and including a raised basement, three stories, and a dome with a cross on it. Stone steps lead...
    • Sewing class, 1922.

    • Sewing class, 1922.

    • African Americans; Women; Sewing machines; Sewing; People

    • A group of African American women participate in a sewing class. Along one side of the room the women work at sewing machines which are built into desks. In the middle of the room long tables are placed end to end and women work on laying out...
    • First Standard Bank, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • First Standard Bank, Louisville, Kentucky, 1921.

    • Banks; Brick wall signs; Signs (Notices); African Americans; Cobblestone streets; Fire escapes; People; Buildings

    • Address: 600 W. Walnut Street (now Muhammad Ali Boulevard), Louisville, Kentucky. A sign on the side of this brick building announces that it is First Standard Bank, an African American bank in downtown Louisville. The pediment over the door, mock...
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