Browse Collections (34 total)

Bourbon Label Collections

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Henry Miller Scrapbook, 1850s (Mss. M647a): A scrapbook of samples of engravings used by Henry Miller and Co. The family name at an earlier date was…

Simmons Photograph Collection


These images are from a collection of photos donated to the Filson that in part document areas of Louisville razed by urban renewal. They focus on the…

Camp Zachary Taylor Collection

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In 1917, nearly three thousand acres of farmland and open fields outside of the city of Louisville, Kentucky were transformed into an active military…

Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Photograph Collection, 1882-1905


The Mountain Photograph Collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky,…

Presidential Elections

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Materials from the Filson's collections concerning Presidential elections

Carrie Douglas Dudley Ewen Paper Doll Collection

This unique collection of hand drawn and painted paper dolls was created by Kentucky artist Carrie Douglas Dudley Ewen. Ewen was born in Flemingsburg,…


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Caroline Hancock Preston Recipe Book, circa 1808-1827.

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Recipes for food and home remedies collected by Caroline Hancock Preston (1785-1847). Preston was born in Fincastle, Virginia and was married to…

World War I Posters

Seven days after America entered the war, President Woodrow Wilson issued Executive Order 2594, creating the Committee on Public Information. Led by…

Stratton Hammon Architectural Collection, 1929-1996


Stratton Owen Hammon (1904-1997) was a Louisville architect who gained national recognition after starting his own business in 1929.

During World…