During the early 1960s, Charles Castner produced a public affairs series called "Kentucky Profiles" for WHAS radio. Later, Castner, a longtime railroad history enthusiast, worked as a public relations and information officer for the L & N Railroad Company, subsequently the Seaboard Systems Railroad.
1889-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1980
The Betacam commercial stock videotape is a dub of 16 mm movie film of streetcars in Louisville recorded by Dr. Howard Blackburn. Another copy, on 16 mm (U-matic) tape is also held in the Archives. The recording is silent.
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of material relating to Yater's interests in the history of Louisville, Kentucky and the history of rail transportation. There are also some personal papers and records from George and Marjory Yater. The vast majority of these materials date to the 20th century. The topical files that make up a large portion of this collection contain newspaper clippings, brochures, photocopied materials, research notes, and photographs. Also included in the collection are images in...