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Greater Louisville Home Magazine

 Collection — Box: Newspapers (1), Folder: Greater Louisville Home Magazine
Identifier: 2019_017
One issue (volume 1, number 1) of Greater Louisville Home Magazine, "published in the interest of the News Boys' Home." Consists primarily of photographs and other images, along with narrative characterizations of Louisville, sometimes in comparison to London. Includes a sketch of 4th Street of the future, featuring airships (literally ships lifted by balloons). The remainder of the issue consists of features of unknown origin and the program (including some song lyrics) from a benefit "Carnival of Musical Romances." This publication contains many pages of advertisements for local businesses, as well. The Newsboys' Home offered lodging, clothing, bathrooms, and a library to children who sold newspapers, shined shoes, etc. in the streets of Louisville.


  • February 1911

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This item is open to researchers.


.1 linear feet (1 folder)

Physical Location

UARC 58-6-6 (filed in "Newspapers 1" box)
Greater Louisville Home Magazine
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Language of description note
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
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