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    • Louisville and the record 1937 Flood with maps and elevations.

    • Maps; Floods; Disasters; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville--1920--1940; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River
    • Map, printed in green in on white paper, of the area of Louisville, Kentucky, affected by the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River. Includes description of the flood, chart of elevations and depths of selected sites in Louisville, two photographs of...
    • Nehr Beverage Co. Photo of display Rialto Theatre.

    • Advertisements; Posters; Carbonated beverages; Motion picture theaters; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Poster display for Royal Crown cola with an image of Sonja Henie holding a bottle of RC cola. The text reads "'Yes it tastes best!' says Sonja Henie" and "Take Time Out for a 'Quick Up' with Royal Crown Cola Best by Taste-Test." The poster is on...
    • 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...
    • Belknap Playhouse.

    • Architectural drawings; Theaters
    • Pen-and-ink illustration of Belknap Playhouse at the University of Louisville. The images comprising the Macauley's Theatre Collection hung at this playhouse in the years between the closure of the theatre in 1929 and the donation of the collection...
    • Fourth Street, 400 block between Liberty and Walnut, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Automobiles; Signs (Notices); Sidewalks; People; Theaters; Shoe stores; Department stores; Motion picture theaters; Buildings; Facades; Business districts; Storefronts; Stores & shops; Clothing stores; Pedestrians; Marquees
    • View of the 400 block of Fourth Street between Liberty Street and Walnut Street, now Muhammad Ali Boulevard. The John C. Lewis Co. department store, Alamo Theatre, Florsheim Shoes, McCrory's 5 & 10 Cent Store, Gem art goods store, and Rex Theatre...
    • Walnut Street and Third Street intersection, Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Automobiles; Streets; Roads; Street railroads; People; Advertisements; Buildings; Painted wall signs; Signs (Notices); Traffic police; Architecture; Theaters; Drugstores; Stores & shops; Macauley's Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Business districts
    • 300 block of Walnut Street, now Muhammad Ali Boulevard, looking west from Third Street. A police officer is stationed in the middle of the intersection to manually switch the "stop" and "go" signs for traffic control. A man on a bicycle and several...
    • 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...
    • William J. Dodd.

    • Bookplates; Labels
    • View of a two-story house with shrubbery inside a decorative frame with ornamental flourishes. Inside the frame above the house is the phrase "Ex Libris." The name "William J. Dodd" is below the house. The house has been identified as being Dodd's...
    • Theatre Realty Building, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Facades; Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Stores & shops; Drugstores; Automobiles; Pedestrians; People
    • A view of the Theatre Realty Building located in the 600 block of Fourth St. in Louisville, Ky. The multi-story Beaux Arts style building features decorative elements on the front facade, including stylized friezes of urns and faces. The roof is...
    • Seelbach Hotel and Walgreens, Louisville, Kentucky, 1929.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Public accommodation facilities; Hotels; Seelbach Hilton (Louisville, Ky.); Automobiles; Street railroad tracks; Pedestrians
    • The Seelbach Hotel and Walgreens at the corner of 4th and Walnut (now Muhammad Ali Blvd.) as seen from across the street. Pedestrians are along the sidewalk and cars are parked alongside 4th St. The Walgreens, located on the first corner floor of...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This photograph captures the building of the Rialto Theatre. You can see the rounded edge of the stage as well as the tiered seating. Numerous workmen are shown, but the picture is centered on two...
    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene from the construction of the Rialto Theatre shows workmen standing on beams and four men in suits. We are fairly certain that the two men in the middle are Alfred Joseph (left) and his...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)
    • Original address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building). This photo shows the corner of Walnut and Fifth Streets where the Atherton Building stood. Horses and carriages are driven on the brick streets and signs show "T.P....

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