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Bonds For Progress campaign film

 Collection — Box: Single item DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes
Identifier: 1999_022-UA
Content Description The one minute and 48 second 16mm film was presumably produced for use on television to advocate the bond issue promoted by the Bonds For Progress committee. Jesse Hopewell, a Louisville cinematographer, created the film, which includes a panoramic shot of expressway construction on the city's waterfront. The film highlighted the projects to be funded and included a group shot of University of Louisville and city leaders. Among the latter were mayoral candidates Kenneth A. Schmied and Marlin...
Dates: 1965

Louisville town charter

 Collection — Case: 1
Identifier: 2022_062
Scope and Contents A holograph two-page document, written on recto and verso, signed by Thomas Jefferson, notes, "Whereas Sundry Inhabitants of the County of Kentucky [Kentucky was then a county of Virginia] have at great expense and hazard, settled themselves upon lands at the falls of Ohio" then places one thousand acres in the hands of trustees to "divide into Lots of an half acre each, with convenient streets and public lots, which shall be of the same is hereby established a town by the Name of...
Dates: May 1780

City of Louisville Reports, Surveys, and Plans

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1998_064-UA
Scope and Contents These are copies of printed reports, studies, and surveys commissioned by the governments of the city of Louisville (Ky.) and Jefferson County, Ky. Subjects of these materials include government, education, housing, mental health care, and traffic. Additional items, including "identification material" (1948-1949) and another copy of the 1953 survey report, were added to the collection in September 2004. These materials were found on the shelf during an inventory made in December...
Dates: 1948-1953, 1965

Cooperative Compact...between city of Louisville...and Jefferson County

Identifier: 1992_067-UA
Content Description

"Cooperative Compact...between city of Louisville...and Jefferson County; 1986." Draft, 1 volume.

Dates: 1986

Fire alarm boxes of the fire department

Identifier: 2000_105-UA
Content Description

The booklet provides box locations for fire alarms in Louisville by intersections. There is also information on code of subsequent alarm signals. The book lists the name of the mayor, William B. Harrison, the director of public safety, Colonel Roy Easley, and officers of the fire department.

Dates: circa 1930