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Walls Family Papers

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Identifier: ULRAR042-UA
Scope and Contents The Walls Family papers document Murray Atkins Walls' 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. To a lesser degree it documents 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'...
Dates: 1866-1979

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Atkins, Calvin 1
Burke, Frank W. (Frank Welsh), 1920-2007 1
Cowger, William O. (William Owen), 1922-1971 1
Farnsley, Charles P. (Charles Rowland Peaslee), 1907-1990 1
Faulstich, Anastasia 1