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WWI. World War I and Louisville

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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 43 Collections and/or Records:

James N. Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987_042-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes Cunningham's personal correspondence, his Last Will and Testament, and personal and business tax records. The tax records include detailed monthly profit and loss statements from Cunningham's Cafe dating from September 1943 to December 1967 when it was sold (possibly because it was no longer profitable). Also in this collection are a menu from Cunningham's, photographs - some by Potter - of the Cunningham family and the Louisville Police force, and a daybook of...
Dates: 1918-1968

Davidson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_112-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials documenting the life and career of Philip Grant Davidson, Jr. as well as the entire Davidson extended family. There are journals, correspondence and writings by Davidson, his parents, his sister, his wife and some of her family members, their children, and various other relations. They are divided into 6 series. Philip Grant Davidson served as the twelfth president of University of Louisville from 1951 to 1968. These papers include correspondence from...
Dates: 1888-1996

Ethel Wilson Ewen papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2007_111-UA
Scope and Contents

This small collection (.10 linear foot) consists of her school records from Berea College, her Army Nurse Corps paperwork, some other World War I memorabilia, and her copies of the Kentucky State Board of Health Certificate of Birth from when she practiced midwifery. These materials were donated to the University of Louisville Archives and Records Center by her daughter, Mary Frances Meadows, in 2007. There is a short biography of Ethel Wilson Ewen in the donor file.

Dates: 1906-1981; Majority of material found within 1906-1919

Salem Ford papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1979_101-UA
Content Description

These papers document Salem Ford's athletic interests at Male High School and at the University of Louisville through photographs and scrapbooks (created using stenographers' notebooks). The collection also contains photographs documenting Ford's experiences during World War I, and images of the Ford family. Also included is a typescript copy of "Reminiscences of S.H. Ford, Capt. CSA, 1861-1865."

Dates: 1896-1976

Eva Rice Gaunt collection of theatre playbills, clippings, and memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1981_072-UA
Content Description The collection contains playbills, clippings, and memorabilia from Louisville at the turn of the twentieth century. Included are items from Macauley Theatre and Temple Auditorium. Also present are a 1901 typing textbook; a 1900 commencement program from the Louisville College of Pharmacy; and a 1901 program printed for opening day at the Churchill Downs spring racing meet. Newspapers and newspaper clippings include: a Christmas anniversary issue of the Pikeville (Ky.) Mountain Monitor,...
Dates: 1890-1919

Howard C. Griswold papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979_187-UA
Summary The Howard Clifton Griswold papers consists of two major components: material relating directly to Griswold himself, and material relating to his brother-in-law, Henry Clay Bretney. The first series includes printed materials from work-related subjects as well as memorabilia, oversized materials and a few items from his years as chief of the John P. Morton and Company. There is also printed material from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Iron and Steel Institute, and the...
Dates: 1889-1931

Mattie Jenkins Papers/American War Mothers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994_006-UA
Scope and Contents

This collection contains records of the American War Mothers, a patriotic women's organization, and some personal papers of Mattie Jenkins, a Louisville resident who was active in the organization.

Dates: 1918-1988

Jewish Community Center records

 Collection
Identifier: 1977_179-UA
Scope and Contents

The institution's records include printed materials dating from the 1890s, scrapbooks from the 1920s, minutes of meetings and correspondence - some from the predecessor organizations - from 1860s, photographs dating from the early twentieth century, financial records from the 1910s and 1920s, and organizational and legal records dating from the 1910s.

Dates: 1864-1959; Majority of material found within 1890-1959

Willard Rouse Jillson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ULRAR023-UA
Scope and Contents The collection contains a variety of material reflecting Jillson's varied life. The collection contains photographs and other memorabilia of his fraternity's fiftieth anniversary celebration in 1959. There is extensive business correspondence from the periods of oil surveys in the Kansas-Oklahoma area; correspondence concerning state and federal appointments from the 1920s; and letters dealing with daily life. There are also notes and manuscripts compiled as his research for his many...
Dates: ca. 1910-1970's

James A. Kennedy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1976_138-UA
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials of two types. The largest portion of the collection is the group of pamphlets concerning public health and medicine. These pamphlets are of two categories. There are numbered pamphlets found in boxes 1 to 124 whose partial index is located in boxes 125 to 131. A group of unnumbered pamphlets is found in boxes 167 to 175. There is, however, no index for this group of pamphlets.The materials collected here represent the personal collection of Dr....
Dates: circa 1934-1970