Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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....
Unprocessed — Box 1
Dates: circa 1866-1979
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.