Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Richard Vissing, the first full-time mayor of Jeffersonville, Indiana, across the Ohio River from Louisville, served five terms from 1960 to the 1980s. This collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, and news clippings concerning Vissing's political career. There is also correspondence and personal papers, newsletters, printed material, and framed certificates.
Dates: circa 1960s-1980s
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description This collection contains printed material, publications, notes, news clippings, and correspondence related to Walker's job as a UPI reporter covering events in Louisville during this time. There are also taped interviews and tapes of speeches and rallies in Louisville in the mid-1970s. The bulk of the collection relates to the issue of desegregation and busing of the Louisville/Jefferson County School System. Due to the small size of the collection, it was not organized by series.
Scope and Contents The Murray B. Atkins Walls papers mainly document her career as a leader in the struggle for integrated facilities, open housing and civil rights in Louisville, Kentucky from the mid-1930's through the 1970's. Less fully-documented is the life and career of her husband, Dr. John H. Walls, a black physician who practiced in Louisville for over 50 years, who was also very active in the cause of civil rights. The papers also include a small series on the Atkins family and Mrs. Walls' father Dr....
Scope and Contents Mike Ward represented Kentucky's third district in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1997. These files concern efforts to prevent the Naval Ordnance Station in Louisville from being closed.
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The collection of records from We the People consists of newsletters, public relations materials, a newspaper ad, printed material, and signed petitions, dating from October 1973 through September 1974. The materials were donated to the University Archives and Records Center by one of the group's organizers.
Scope and Contents The majority of this collection documents her legal career in Louisville, in addition to her professional and civic affiliations. A small portion of the collection illustrates her college years. The correspondence is arranged in reverse chronological order and the remainder of the collection has been left in the order created by Westerfield's office.Five linear feet depict her extensive efforts as co-chair of the committee to investigate gender fairness in Kentucky. The task force...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This 1.25 linear foot collection documents civic activist Ray Whitener's involvement with various local organizations including the Citizen's Advisory Board (1972-1982), Louisville InterNeighborhood Coalition (1983-1985), the South Louisville Neighborhood Council (1983-1985), the Iroquois Civic Club (1970-1985), South Louisville Community Ministries (1973-1985), and the Beechmont Neighborhood Association (1983-1985). Each organization has its own series, followed by a series of miscellaneous...