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Thomas Washington, Jr. collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2017_095

Content Description

More than 204 photographs predominantly taken by Thomas Washington Jr. (8/14/1927 – 2/13/1989), former Louisville Defender photographer, plus newspaper clippings and other associated material. Subjects of photos include Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Sammy Davis Jr., 1963 March on Washington, 1964 World’s Fair, Kentucky Derby race finishes, various (yet unidentified) musicians and performers, etc.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply


Use Restrictions

Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.


  • 1940s-1980s



.375 linear feet (1 flat box)

204 photographs