Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents John Ward worked as a salesman for the Aluminum Home Products Corporation, manufacturer of aluminum windows, doors, awnings and aluminum siding under the trade name Alhom, from 1958 to 1960. This one linear foot collection contains his sales records, price lists and sample books and provides a portrait of the early history of the aluminum home products business. Also included are forms used for home improvement loans from several banks in the Louisville area.
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Content Description The collection includes correspondence, reports, and reference materials generated or compiled by the association. There are also many photographs, primarily created in the 1930s but including some produced in the following decades. These images include prints of fish and furniture packed in barrels and the filling of barrels in distilleries. In addition to the printed photographs, the collection contains 1760 photographic slides depicting barrel-making and associated subjects as well as two...
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...
Scope and Contents The records of this large national hardware distribution company were donated to the University Archives in 1986. The firm was one of Louisville's most important from the 1880s until the 1970s, when it experienced difficulties. Following two changes in management, the company finally ceased operations in 1985.In addition to the board minutes, stockholder ledgers, annual reports, financial records, newsletters, photographs, and employee manuals, the donation included a selection of...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection from the Blue Grass Cooperage Company of Brown-Forman Distillers Corporation consist of two bound copies of job analysis for all employees and one folder of black and white photographs. Written in 1948, the job analysis book includes detailed descriptions of every job in the company from Finishing Department foreman to janitors and food workers. Although pay rates are not included, basis of pay and routes of promotion and training are listed. The two books are identical in text,...
Summary The Bourbon Stock Yards records consists of the general business records of the company including bank records, correspondence, customer records, insurance reports, legal documents, newsletters, publications, reports, and tariff statements. The records document activities ranging from data from cattle shows, railroad and transportation matters, the American Stock yard Association, the Louisville Livestock Exchange and Feeder Calf Sales. The Bourbon Stock yard Records date from approximately...