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Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Louisville Leader was established in 1917 by I. Willis Cole. Original copies of the newspaper were first housed in the Cole Publishing Company building where they were badly damaged by a fire in 1954. Eventually, the family gave the badly deteriorated bulk of the collection to Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky, who loaned them to the University of Louisville in 1978 for microfilming. The series was supplemented by personal copies graciously donated by the editor's widow,...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description Three issues (volume 1, numbers 1-3) of The Louisville Messenger Newspaper. In the inaugural issue, the staff described the Messenger as "a newspaper published by students of the University of Louisville, with emphasis on the African-American, and our social, political, and economic concerns." The Messenger was free, distributed on campus and to area churches and businesses, and sought to be a forum for African-American analysis, culture, history, and events. It was housed in the Office of...
Dates: 1991 April - August