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    • 20/50.

    • 20/50.

    • Rooms & spaces; Windows; Industrialization; Industrial facilities; Industry; Deterioration; Building deterioration

    • Installation: used sump oil, steel; "The oil uncannily mirrors the ceiling of the gallery, leaving the spectator, figuratively speaking, in mid-air. Although currently installed in the Saatchi Gallery, the work was originally located in Matt's...
    • 4th: 100 BS, W side.

    • 4th: 100 BS, W side.

    • Streets; Buildings; Stores & shops; Commercial facilities; Financial facilities

    • 100 block of south 4th Street on the west side. Row of multi-story brick buildings, including one with a sign reading Urban Building. Businesses include Meffert Equipment Company and Lincoln Building and Loan Association.
    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • Oral history interview with Frances Smith.

    • African Americans; African American churches; African American single mothers ; African American teenage mothers; Nursing homes; Nursing home administrators; People's Baptist Church (Louisville, Ky.); Single mothers; Teenage marriage; Teenage...

    • Oral history interview conducted on May 9, 1979 with Frances Smith by Mary Bobo. Mrs. Smith, a former nursing home owner and administrator discusses her childhood in Russellville, Kentucky, moving to Louisville at age twelve to tend to an aunt,...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Bryant.

    • 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. ...
    • Athletic and Ticket Office.

    • Athletic and Ticket Office.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Ticket offices; Offices;

    • The Athletic and Ticket office was located next door to the present day Office of Minority Affairs. It was razed to make way for the Student Activities Center. Location: Belknap Campus: Brook & Brandeis Streets. Current uses: This building was...
    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Baptist Student Center, Louisville, Kentucky, 1967?

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Religious facilities;

    • Baptist Student Center (former) prior to its destruction, through urban renewal, to make way for the Life Science building. This stone and brick building has a concrete sidewalk leading up to its front doors, and has the words "Baptist Student...
    • Brigman Hall with surveyors, 1926.

    • Brigman Hall with surveyors, 1926.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Surveyors; Surveying equipment; Educational facilities;

    • Several surveyors (presumably engineering students) work in front of Brigman Hall, during the time when it served as the home of the Speed Scientific School. The Steam/Chilled Water Plant is visible to the side of Brigman. Brigman Hall was formerly...
    • Brigman Hall, 1926.

    • Brigman Hall, 1926.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Educational facilities; Smokestacks;

    • Front of Brigman Hall at the University of Louisville. The entrance and the building's two "towers" are visible. The Steam/Chilled Water plant, with its smokestacks, stands beside it. Brigman Hall was formerly known as the Leathers...
    • Brigman Hall, 1926.

    • Brigman Hall, 1926.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Parkway Field (Louisville, Ky.); Automobiles; Educational facilities; Smokestacks;

    • Brigman Hall with the Steam / Chilled Water Plant and Parkway Field in the background. The Steam / Chilled Water Plant's smoke stack is visible, and Parkway Field is seen in the background, across Eastern Parkway. There is a car in front of Brigman...
    • Brigman Hall, 1936.

    • Brigman Hall, 1936.

    • Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Educational facilities; HVAC systems; Smokestacks;

    • Brigman Hall seen from across the Oval, with the Steam and Chilled Water Plant beside it. The Steam and Chilled Water Plant has a large smoke stack. At the time of the photograph, Brigman Hall was known as the Speed School Building, and served as...
    • Brigman Hall, between 1958 and 1974.

    • Brigman Hall, between 1958 and 1974.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Educational facilities;

    • Brigman Hall at the University of Louisville, from the period when it housed the School of Business (1958-1974). The building is seen at an angle and McCandless Hall is partially visible in the background. A figure stands under the street light in...
    • Brigman Hall, interior of strength of materials laboratory, circa 1920s.

    • Brigman Hall, interior of strength of materials laboratory, circa 1920s.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; University of Louisville. Speed Scientific School; Laboratories; Pipes (Conduits); Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Laboratory in Brigman Hall with various pieces of engineering laboratory equipment. Pipes run along the ceiling. This image dates to the period when the Speed Scientific School (now the J.B. Speed School of Engineering) was housed in Brigman Hall....
    • Britain Seen from the North.

    • Britain Seen from the North.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Maps; Recycling; Conservation of natural resources; Economics; Economic & political systems; Political issues; Politics & government

    • "It was not until the end of the 1970s, in the work of a new generation of sculptors including Tony Cragg, Richard Deacon, Anish Kapoor, and Bill Woodrow, that the sculptural object as such, in relation to human or urban themes, reassumed...
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