Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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....
Dates: 1920s-2006; Majority of material found in 1970s-2006
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Collection — Box 1
Content Description The typescript is Schroerlucke's reflections concerning his ministry in an inner-city church and his growing involvement in seeking racial justice in Louisville.
Unprocessed — Box Owen/Clay Student Papers (Originals): Box 1
Collection — Box 1
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.
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....
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.