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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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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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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