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Louisville (Ky.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Arts and Sciences student papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 1991_053-UA

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...

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.

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.

James N. Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987_042-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes Cunningham's personal correspondence, his Last Will and Testament, and personal and business tax records. The tax records include detailed monthly profit and loss statements from Cunningham's Cafe dating from September 1943 to December 1967 when it was sold (possibly because it was no longer profitable). Also in this collection are a menu from Cunningham's, photographs - some by Potter - of the Cunningham family and the Louisville Police force, and a daybook of...

Warren Kellar Frederick papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1977_143-UA
Scope and Contents The material includes an autobiography of Frederick; information on old homes in Jefferson County; cemeteries, marriages; land sales; family histories; historical topics including Old Louisville, floods and markets. Frederick's notes concern local history from 1780 to the 1950s. An additional scrapbook, covering Louisville churches, was received separately.

Geography 550 - Greater Louisville student papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1985_036-UA