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AfAm. African American Life in Louisville

 Popular Topic
Identifier: AfAm

Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:

Action PACT magazine

 Collection — Box Non-UL periodicals 1
Identifier: 2017_039
Content Description A monthly publication of Action Pact Magazine, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky. The primary, stated goal of the ActionPACT organization was "to promote a positive image of Louisville's Black Community," and the magazine was focused on "a positive perspective," and was to serve as "a tool to focus and direct our leadership, and coordinate opportunities, training and financial support to assist dedicated minority entrepreneurs." Topics covered included arts and culture, sports, spirituality,...
Dates: 1993-1995

African Heritage Weekend collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2015_205-UA

Charles W. Jr. and Victoria McCall Anderson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018_163
Content Description

Personal scrapbooks/newspaper sheets, honoraria, diplomas, photos, family papers, political and social publications, and legal, legislative and business files belonging to Charles W. Anderson, Jr. and Victoria McCall Anderson as well as clippings and condolence materials associated with Attorney Anderson's tragic death.

Dates: 1926-1960

Black Is...interview with Muhammad Ali

 Collection — Box Single item DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes
Identifier: 2017_028-UA
Content Description

Interview conducted by Ken Clay with Muhammad Ali on his show Black Is... which appeared on WAVE-TV in Louisville. They discuss Ali's refusal to serve in the Vietnam War, his conversion to Islam and following the teachings of Elijah Muhammad.

Dates: 1974

Black scene magazine

Identifier: 2017_041
Content Description A monthly general-interest magazine covering all aspects of life in Louisville, from a Black perspective. Includes pieces on music, dance, business, sports, history, politics, goings-on in scouting and in the churches, and profiles of Louisvillians. Edited by C. Milton Young, III, MD. Most issues are undated, but appear to be from 1974. One is dated September/October 1983. Several issues are subtitled "community commentary," and the 1983 issue is subtitled "a city magazine for Louisville's...
Dates: 1974-1983; Majority of material found in 1974

Black Student Union records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1980_049-UA
Scope and Contents

Records contain newsletters, clippings, a recruiting proposal, fact sheets and press releases. The material documents the BSU's effort to persuade the university to expand academic course offerings, financial aid, and tutorial programs. It also documents a subsequent confrontation and occupation of a university building and the arrest, expulsion and reinstatement of some of the participants.

Dates: 1968 - 1969

Harvey W. Carman World War II scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2015_211
Content Description A scrapbook created by Harvey W. Carman, a member of the 302nd Fighter Squadron (part of the Army Air Forces 332nd Fighter Group), documenting his experiences in the European Theatre. The 332nd Fighter Group, along with the 477th Bombardment Group, were segregated African American units, and were also known as the Tuskegee Airmen. The 332nd Fighter Group was nicknamed the "Red Tails"; a brief typescript history of the 332nd Fighter Group is included with the scrapbook. The scrapbook...
Dates: 1944-1945

Community (Red Cross) Hospital records

Identifier: RG110-UA
Scope and Contents

The collection of materials from Red Cross Hospital, founded by a group of Louisville's Black physicians contains correspondence, minutes of the board of directors and its committees, and minutes of medical staff meetings. Also included are financial records and patient records. Additional material includes matters relating to administration, fund drives, professional achievement, and integration of Louisville hospitals.

Dates: 1902-1976

Cultural Center scrapbooks and Black Diamond Choir records

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014_095-UA

Davis trade school and African American portraits

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1993_001-PA