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WWI. World War I and Louisville

 Classification
Identifier: WWI
Holdings relating to the first World War and how it affected Louisville. Includes material from and relating to Camp Zachary Taylor.

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Avery Insurance, Inc. Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG_187-UA
Scope and Contents The records date from 1889 to 1948 and occupy 9.75 linear feet.Account ledgers and packets of correspondence created by the Avery Insurance Company (under a number of different names) were discovered on the otherwise empty second floor of the building at 515 West Market that housed Avery Savings & Loan Association until demolition in August 1980. The insurance company had occupied that site from 1924 to 1966. Both companies were offshoots of B. F. Avery & Sons, one of the...
Dates: 1889-1948

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_042_B-UA
Scope and Contents Louisville philanathropist Isaac Bernheim, a native of Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1867, followed within two years by his brother Bernard. Isaac and Bernard established the Bernheim Brothers Distillery in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1888 they moved the company to Louisville where Isaac became known as a civic leader in the local Jewish community and in the city of Louisville. His philanthropic works included the establishment of Bernheim Forest, a vast nature preserve south of...
Dates: 1852-1971

Charlotte Wimp and Donald M. Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990_101-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes World War I servicemen's letters, newspaper clippings of the U of L Women's and Men's basketball games during the years the Butlers were playing, photographs, Charlotte's high school memorabilia, and items from U of L. Included are papers containing University of Louisville memorabilia collected by the Butlers, particularly Charlotte, who attended the University of Louisville from 1912 to 1917 and played on the women's basketball team. The major topics contained in this...
Dates: 1905-1980

Camp Taylor nurses panorama

 Accession
Identifier: 2000_141-PA

Camp Taylor records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2005_032-UA
Scope and Contents This collection came to the University Archives from the Louisville Free Public Library in 1995, and consists of 4.5 linear feet of material divided into two series, Employment Lists and Library Records. The Employment lists consist of names and, in some cases, employment information. The Library records include correspondence, reports, and financial information relating to the American Library Association's library at Camp Taylor, which was overseen by George Settle, director of the Louisville...
Dates: 1917-1920

Camp Zachary Taylor panoramas

 Accession
Identifier: 2000_093-PA

Camp Zachary Taylor postcards

 Accession
Identifier: 2001_013-PA

Floyd Smith Carpenter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_050-UA
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Floyd Smith Carpenter contain approximately 600 letters to him from his family concerning events going on in the neighborhood, high school, and Rose Polytechnic Institute, predominately in the period 1912-1922. Additional correspondence relates to birds and birding. The collection also includes published material, news clippings, broadsides, photographs, and artifacts which belonged to Carpenter. One set of portrait photographs appears to be of Carpenter in his military...
Dates: 1905-1961; Majority of material found in 1913-1940s

Craik-Lord Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_099-UA
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, a photo, legal records, and miscellany documenting the lives of descendents of James Craik, physician to George Washington. Among them were prominent clergymen James Craik and Charles Ewell Craik of Louisville, both deans of Christ Church Cathedral in and active in the national Episcopal church in the nineteenth century. Also Nathan and Samuel Lord, Louisville businessmen. Some of the records concern activities of the Lord and Stitzel families in operating the Stitzel...
Dates: 1818 - 1950s