Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Jefferson County and the City of Louisville maintained separate school districts until they were merged in 1975. These are directories of school officials, individual schools, and all faculty and staff, preceding the merger.
The files include correspondence, memoranda, reference materials, demographic data, briefs, pleadings, and other materials generated in defense of the Louisville city school board in the desegregation suit brought against the board in the early 1970s. Triplett served as the attorney for the Louisville city schools during the desegregation lawsuit and subsequent merger of the city schools with the Jefferson County public school system.
This collection contains printed material, publications, notes, news clippings, and correspondence related to Walker's job as a UPI reporter covering events in Louisville during this time. There are also taped interviews and tapes of speeches and rallies in Louisville in the mid-1970s. The bulk of the collection relates to the issue of desegregation and busing of the Louisville/Jefferson County School System. Due to the small size of the collection, it was not organized by series.