Louisville (Ky.)

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Wilson W. Wyatt Sr., born in Louisville in 1905, attended the University of Louisville. While working for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, he attended evening classes at the Jefferson School of Law; he was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 1927. Wyatt married Anne Kinnaird Duncan in 1930 and...

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This series includes interviews with architects in Kentucky during the twentieth century. Topics generally include various projects worked on by the architects (including the Humana building in Louisville), funding, reaction from the community, and working. The complete collection record can be...

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In this series, important people and events in Kentucky Sports are discussed. Some sports mentioned include basketball and football. Interviewees include Lyman T. Johnson, who discusses athletics in a segregated society and how that affected the quality of players and the sports they played. The...

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In this collection of interviews, interviewees discuss growing up in a segregated Louisville, the nature and extent of this segregation, the nature and palpability of race-based discrimination in Louisville juxtaposed against the more intense discrimination experienced in the Deep South, and...

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Black residents of Louisville discuss their history from 1900 to 1940, especially their participation in education, politics, business, and community development. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: <a href="...

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The purpose of this project was to gather and preserve information about the home during the period 1920-1940. Residents, teachers, social workers, and an administrator of the facility discuss daily life at the Ormsby Village school, the teachers, classes, social life, religious instruction,...

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Mae Street Kidd, a native of Millersburg in Bourbon County, Kentucky, has been a successful African-American businesswoman and politician. As a young woman she worked for a black-owned cosmetics company out of Chicago; later she served as public relations director and as a sales representative...

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