The microfilm contains the meeting minutes of the Real Estate Exchange of Louisville from 1910 to 1914, and the meeting minutes of the Louisville Real Estate Board, later the Louisville Board of Realtors. Included are both the board's regular meeting minutes and the minutes of the special meetings of its board of directors. A brief history of the board is included in the introduction to reel one. See also Oral History Center - Business Interviews.
A collection of photocopied excerpts from the National Real Estate Journal, all relating to the Louisville Board of Realtors, 1910-1925. The copies were made during the research for The Louisville Board of Realtors: A History, 1892-1979, by U of L archivist Pamela Hess. See also Oral History Center - Business Interviews, and Microfilm Project 75: Minutes of the Louisville Board of Realtors, 1910-1976.
Directories of manufacturers and other businesses in Louisville. This collection consists of two different directories that were published in Louisville in the 1920s. The Louisville trade directory and merchants buyer's guide was published by the Merchants and Manufacturers Association. Louisville "at the falls of the Ohio" directory of manufacturers and products was published by the Louisville Industrial Foundation.
The papers contain a small amount of correspondence, but the bulk is composed of typescripts of his "Money Talks" articles, written during the opening years of World War II, and a clippings notebook from 1946 to 1950.