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    • Oral history interview with Vivian Clark Stanley.

    • African Americans; Social workers; Journalists; African American journalists; African American social workers; Beauty contests; African American newspapers; Newspapers; Louisville Defender (Louisville, Ky.); Civil rights demonstrations; Civil...
    • Oral history interview with Mrs. Vivian Clark Stanley conducted on August 5, 1985 by Janet Hodgson. She discusses her career as a social worker and her life with Frank Stanley, Sr., editor, manager, and publisher of the Louisville Defender. She...
    • ALMA and launch of barge, 1900.

    • Barges; Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Men riding wooden barge named "Maud" down the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana in 1900. Stern wheel packet ALMA is under construction at the bank of the river. ALMA (Way #0189), a stern...
    • ALTON, 1906.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ALTON, a side-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (241.1 ft. x 38 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, ALTON operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Alton, Illinois. She had a...
    • AMERICA (Way #240), 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • AMERICA (Way #240), a sternwheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1898 at Howard Ship Yard and Dock Company in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Owned by Capt. LaVerrier Cooley, AMERICA operated on the Ouachita River from...
    • ARTHUR HIDER, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • ARTHUR HIDER, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (163 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1898. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, the tugboat operated on the lower Mississippi River until 1935 when she was sold to A. O. Kirschner...
    • B.J. and J.B. (Ferries), circa 1900.

    • Ferries; Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • It appears the photographer labeled two of these three images "B.J. Ferry" and the other "J.B.", but no other information is available. They may have been sister ships built around the same time, or they may actually be the same vessel.
    • Barge launch, 1894.

    • Barges; Stern wheelers; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • About ten men ride a barge as she slides off the ways and onto the Ohio River at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana. Stern wheel packet CLYDE (Way #1202) is under construction at the bank of the river. According to the...
    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500
    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • BLUFF CITY, 1896.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BLUFF CITY, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (225 ft. x 42 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1896. Owned by Anchor Line, she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. BLUFF CITY was the last boat, and the only...
    • BOB BLANKS, 1903.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Tugboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • BOB BLANKS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (175 ft. x 35 ft. x 5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1903. Owned by J.P. Parker, she operated on the lower Mississippi River between New Orleans and the Red River. A handsome cotton style packet with...
    • BONANZA, at Howard Shipyard, 1894.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Port stern view of BONANZA unloading people at Howard Shipyard in Port Fulton (now Jeffersonville), Indiana, prior to launch of the CITY OF LOUISVILLE, which is on ways on left side of photograph. BONANZA, a side wheel packet with a wood hull...
    • CAPE GIRARDEAU, 1923.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • Starboard side of CAPE GIRARDEAU, under construction on ways at Howard Shipyard. CAPE GIRARDEAU, a stern-wheel packet with steel hull (210 ft. x 38 ft. x 6.5 ft.), was built in 1923. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, CAPE GIRARDEAU...
    • CHICOT, 1924.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHICOT, a stern-wheel towboat with steel hull (107.2 ft. x 23.5 ft. x 4.8 ft.), was built at Howard in 1925. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Vicksburg district, she operated on the lower Mississippi River. In 1941, CHICOT was sold to...
    • CHISCA, 1897.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CHISCA, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (160 ft. x 30 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Mississippi River Commission, CHISCA operated on the lower Mississippi River in the Memphis area. Her wood hull was replaced with a steel...
    • CITY OF HICKMAN, 1890.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF HICKMAN, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (285 ft. x 44.5 ft. x 9.5 ft.), was built at Howard in 1890. Owned by Anchor Line, CITY OF HICKMAN operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and New Orleans. She sank on August 23, 1896...
    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, 1894 - 1918.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF LOUISVILLE, a side-wheel packet with wood hull (301 ft. x 42.7 ft. x 7 ft.), was built at Howard in 1894. Owned by Louisville & Cincinnati Packet Co., CITY OF LOUISVILLE operated on the Ohio River between Louisville and Cincinnati. She had...
    • CITY OF MEMPHIS, 1898.

    • Stern wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company
    • CITY OF MEMPHIS, a stern-wheel packet with wood hull (200 ft. x 36 ft. x 6 ft.), was built at Howard Shipyard in 1898. Owned by St. Louis & Tennessee River Packet Co., she operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Memphis initially,...

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