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AfAm. African American Life in Louisville

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Identifier: AfAm

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice F. and Jewel M. Rabb memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 2001_051-UA
Content Description The collection contains plaques, awards, and other honorary items bestowed on Maurice and Jewel Rabb.
Dates: 1954-1983

Red Cross Hospital scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: 1976_467-UA
Content Description The scrapbooks contain clippings and some correspondence related to the hospital and its business manager/administrator, Houston A. Baker. Fund drives in 1945 and 1948, as well as dedicatory exercises for a new addition to the hospital in 1951, are documented. Microfilmed by the University of Louisville, 1976.
Dates: 1945-1952

Redden family papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2018_138
Dates: 1929-1999; Majority of material found within 1929-1939

Simmons Bible College records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987_005-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes school catalogs, yearbooks, promotional literature, scrapbooks, and photographs; together with minutes and other publications of the school's sponsoring agency, General Association of Kentucky Baptists, formerly the General Association of Colored Baptists in Kentucky. Also present is material on Central Law School and Louisville National Medical College, affiliates of the college, and on the history of the General Assocation and black Baptists in Kentucky, African...
Dates: 1869-1971

Smith/McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988_041-UA
Scope and Contents The Smith/McGill family papers is a collection of personal and business documents from James Edward Smith, Verna Smith and Charlotte Smith McGill. The material contains information from 1879 to 1978. The papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal documents, printed and handwritten material, scrapbooks, and a large group of photographs. Specific topics, arranged alphabetically are: Calvary Baptist Church, Domestic Life and Accident Insurance Co., Fidelity Industrial Plan, Kentucky...
Dates: circa 1879-1978

Frank L. Stanley, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: ULRAR010-UA
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Frank L. Stanley, Sr. and the records of the Louisville Defender (1933-), the newspaper for which he served as general manager, editor, and president for thirty-eight years, are intertwined. The collection contains 41.75 linear feet of material, with portions preserved on microfilm. The papers were donated to the University of Louisville in 1983 by Stanley's widow, Vivian Clark Stanley, and his son, Kenneth Stanley. The ...
Dates: 1933-1985

Walter Jr. and Jessie Stokes family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013_104-UA
Content Description Papers include an autograph book, Louisville Municipal College items, clipping scrapbooks, honorary plaques, family photographs including dance materials, performance programs, academic records and school memorabilia, and family memorabilia for the Stokes and Jackson families. Walter and Jessie Stokes were African Americans who attended Louisville Municipal College. Walter was a successful Commonwealth Life Insurance salesman; he died September 9, 2012.
Dates: circa 1920-2012

Student paper "Little Africa: 1891-1960"

 Unprocessed — Box Student papers 1
Identifier: 1981_001-UA

Thomas Washington, Jr. collection

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2017_095

Walls Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ULRAR042-UA
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....
Dates: 1866-1979