Browse Collections (48 total)

Helen Humes Papers and Photographs

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This collection consists of material related to the career and personal life of Louisville jazz and blues singer Helen Humes. Professional material…

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Edwin H. Ferguson Residence Architectural Collection, 1902

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Edwin Hite Ferguson (1852-1924) was a Louisville industrialist who made his fortune in the cottonseed oil business. His company, the Kentucky Refining…

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The Sanders-Bullitt Family Papers

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A reworking of the Bullitt family papers to highlight the people enslaved by the Bullitt family on the Oxmoor plantation and the Cottonwood plantation…

Contributors: Johansen, Emma

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Kentucky COVID-19 Poster Project

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The Kentucky COVID-19 Poster Project at the Filson Historical Society was inspired by the COVID-19 Poster Project, a bold and innovative collecting…

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Stow Family Photograph Collection

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This small photographic collection documents the family of Uzziel Hayward Stow (1809-1890) and Catharine Manser Stow (1811-1899) of Switzerland…

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Henry Clay Letter Collection

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Henry Clay was one of Kentucky's most prominent political figures. He was born in Virginia in 1777 but moved to Lexington, Kentucky to practice law in…

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Novia James White Photo Collection

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The Novia James White Photograph Collection consists of two folders of black and white photographic items, one of which has been hand-tinted. The…

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