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The Beanery: a village named Ormsby, James W. Settle memoirs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2002_039-UA
Content Description Two copies of Dr. Settle's memoir concerning his early childhood as a charge of Ormsby Village children's home, his schooling at the Kentucky Military Institute, his Navy service during World War II, and his life since that time. The memoir also documents his participation in marching bands and his service as a flight inspector during the war for Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, also known as Consairways Transport Service. Dr. Settle became a dentist after the war and settled in California.

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_042_B-UA
Scope and Contents Louisville philanathropist Isaac Bernheim, a native of Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1867, followed within two years by his brother Bernard. Isaac and Bernard established the Bernheim Brothers Distillery in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1888 they moved the company to Louisville where Isaac became known as a civic leader in the local Jewish community and in the city of Louisville. His philanthropic works included the establishment of Bernheim Forest, a vast nature preserve south of...

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...

Boom Louisville

Identifier: 1973_515-UA
Content Description "A special interest publication promoting downtown Louisville published by LEO Publishing" -- Boom Louisville webpage (

Anne McCarty Braden papers

Identifier: 2006_050-UA
Scope and Contents This collection contains 153.375 linear feet of materials related to or collected by Louisville social justice activist Anne Braden from early childhood until her death in 2006. While the collection includes a significant amount of personal materials from Anne and her husband Carl, the bulk of this material relates to their roles as civil rights activists, including its expression in Anne's writings, teaching materials, and correspondence. Also included are materials written about the Bradens....

Frank W. Burke papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_083-UA
Scope and Contents This small collection (.5 linear feet) of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia dating from 1958 to 1980 consists mainly of invitations to important events such as inaugurations, correspondence regarding special events, and notes of congratulations. The collection was organized chronologically according to Burke's career, with congressional material first, followed by mayoral material. General and miscellaneous material is the last grouping.The correspondence includes signed...

C.H. Burkholder papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1989_087-UA
Scope and Contents These papers contain manuscript material relating to the 1937 flood in Louisville, as documented in newspapers, magazines and miscellaneous sources.

Floyd Smith Carpenter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_050-UA
Scope and Contents The personal papers of Floyd Smith Carpenter contain approximately 600 letters to him from his family concerning events going on in the neighborhood, high school, and Rose Polytechnic Institute, predominately in the period 1912-1922. Additional correspondence relates to birds and birding. The collection also includes published material, news clippings, broadsides, photographs, and artifacts which belonged to Carpenter. One set of portrait photographs appears to be of Carpenter in his military...

Caufield and Shook collection

Identifier: 1976_001-PA
Content Description This collection consists of approximately 47,000 nitrate negatives and 235,100 safety negatives, prints, and associated records of Caufield & Shook, Inc. studio of Louisville, KY. Caufield & Shook operated in Louisville, Kentucky from around 1903 to 1978 but the bulk of the photographs in this collection date from 1930 to 1965 (many items from before 1937 were lost in the 1937 Ohio River Flood). Subjects include Louisville businesses and events, with wide coverage of the 1937 Ohio River...

Charles Castner regional history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_251-UA
Scope and Contents 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.

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Heritage Corporation of Louisville and Jefferson County 2
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Owen, Thomas L., 1939- 2
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Atkins, Calvin 1
Beckner, Lucien 1
Beechmont Neighborhood Association (Louisville, Ky.) 1
Bernheim Brothers Distilleries 1
Bernheim, Isaac W. (Isaac Wolfe), 1848-1945 1
Bonds For Progress Committee (Louisville, Ky.) 1
Bowers, Will 1
Braden, Anne, 1924-2006 1
Braden, Carl, 1914-1975 1
Bridwell, Margaret M. (Margaret Morris), 1905- 1
Burke, Frank W. (Frank Welsh), 1920-2007 1
Burkholder, C.H. 1
CSX Corporation 1
Caron Directory Co. 1
Carpenter, Floyd Smith 1
Castner, Charles B. 1
Caufield & Shook 1
Citizens Advisory Council (Louisville, Ky.) 1
Coady, Jean Howerton, 1924-1991 1
Crume, John B., 1920- 1
Cunningham Family 1
Cunningham, James N., 1902-1969 1
Democratic Party (Louisville and Jefferson County, Ky.) 1
Duncan, Dick 1
Farnsley, Charles P. (Charles Rowland Peaslee), 1907-1990 1
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Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948 1
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Isaac W. Bernheim Foundation 1
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Kentucky Alliance against Racist and Political Oppression 1
Kentucky Military Institute (1845-1971) 1
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Louisville Historical League 1
Louisville Industrial Foundation (Louisville, Ky.) 1
Louisville Inter-Neighborhood Coalition (Louisville, Ky.) 1
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Museum of History and Science (Louisville, Ky.) 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
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Owen, Newton P. 1
Patricia Updegraff 1
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Portland Development Organization 1
Price, Glenn A., 1908-2000 1
Pruitt, Earle E., 1902-1955 1
Runyon, Keith 1
Schmied, Kenneth A. 1
Schnitzelburg News 1
Schroerlucke, Gilbert 1
Seaboard System Railroad 1
Settle, James W., 1913- 1