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Sam H. McMeekin Scrapbook

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 1993_050-UA

Content Description

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings covering the term of McMeekin as Safety Director (December 1937 - January 24, 1941). Topics covered include police reform, alleged police violence against strikers, strong opposition to vice and prostitution, and issues such as loud speaker noise, sound trucks and parking problems on Derby Day. Prior to his tenure as safety director, McMeekin served as sports editor for the Courier-Journal and as racing steward at Churchill Downs and, on stepping down from the city, he returned to the race track.

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Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.


  • 1937-1941



.375 linear feet