A typescript of Bloom's personal reflections on life in Louisville during the Civil War era.
This collection of medical instruments includes a Lebenswecker, large brass lancet, small lancet in case, silverplate bleeding bowl inscribed W.J. Baird, bone saw with black handle, horse-shoe tourniquet, Johnson and Johnson aseptic guaze in package, and a set of bone cutting forceps marked Charriere-Paris.
These papers document Salem Ford's athletic interests at Male High School and at the University of Louisville through photographs and scrapbooks (created using stenographers' notebooks). The collection also contains photographs documenting Ford's experiences during World War I, and images of the Ford family. Also included is a typescript copy of "Reminiscences of S.H. Ford, Capt. CSA, 1861-1865."
Records of the court-martial of Joseph W. Benson of Louisville for fraud and negligence for supplying bad feed for military animals during the Civil War.
One VHS videotape. This episode examines the Civil War myth that a woman was impregnated by a bullet fired through the groin of a soldier.
The Ruddell family papers document the lives of a Louisville family with correspondence, financial and legal documents, journals, and scrapbooks. Some of the correspondence includes letters to Ruddell's mother from her uncle, a Union soldier in the Civil War. Also present are letters to Ruddell's friends and family serving abroad during World War II. The financial and legal documents include estate and inheritance papers, deeds, bank statements, and insurance policies.
Collection includes correspondence (originals and use copies) from David W. Voyles to his wife, Susie, 1862-1864, while he served with the 66th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War; photographs of Dr. Voyles and a woman, most likely his wife; correspondence from his time as postmaster of New Albany, IN in the 1880s and while in St. Louis; a copy of “Report of Surgeon Voyles” Martinsburg, Washington County, Indiana, September 20, 1865.