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Anne McCarty Braden papers

 Collection
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....

Louisville Human Relations Commission scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: 2005_070-UA
Content Description Consists of two books of newspaper clippings relating to race relations in Louisville, Kentucky in the early 1960s. Many of the clippings relate specifically to the Louisville Human Relations Commission, but others describe or provide opinions on local and national events and situations. The primary focus is on Louisville, but there are articles on state-level legislation and other actions that affected civil rights. In addition to open housing and accomodations in restaurants, there are some...

Bruce Tyler firefighter interviews

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2018_135
Content Description This collection consists of 241 pages of typed transcriptions of phone and taped interviews conducted by Bruce Tyler with Louisville firefighters and their families, 1989-1997. No audio available. Transcripts only.

Walls Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ULRAR042-UA
Scope and Contents The Murray B. Atkins Walls papers mainly document her 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. Less fully-documented is 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' father Dr....

Frederick W. Woolsey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_013-UA
Scope and Contents Woolsey's papers consist of a small amount of correspondence and a speech, copies and drafts of feature articles, reporters notes, reference materials on African Americans in Kentuckiana (i.e., the areas of Kentucky and Indiana in the Louisville metropolitan area) and miscellaneous newsclippings.