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

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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

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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

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

Shantyboats

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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

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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

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

During World…