The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects

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  • Tudor Terrace Infographic.jpg

    Infographic on Tudor Revival design elements created for the Olde England on the Ohio exhibit at the Filson Historical Society.
  • MssAR_H225_3107_1.jpg

    Residential drawings for Good Housekeeping Magazine by Louisville, Kentucky architect Stratton O. Hammon.
  • MssAR_H225_F008_3504.jpg

    Front elevation drawing for Paul M. Kendall Co. residence on Transylvania Avenue.
  • MssAR_H225_3309_1.jpg

    Front elevation and plot plan for Mr. and Mrs. Dillman Rash's residence on Cherokee Gardens lots 66 and 67 in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • MssBA_P738_F09_001_OCR.pdf

    The "Report of Activities of Plymouth Settlement House: 'A Community Chest Agency' 1938-1939" is a nine-page pamphlet documenting the management, staff, policies, and how the house provides aid to the surrounding community in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, through pictures and descriptions. The pamphlet also documents the enrollment and organizations of the settlement house, with a detailed weekly schedule included. The Plymouth Settlement House conducted a survey of the surrounding community and found the economic background, interest, and recreation of the people interviewed.
  • MssBA_P738_F06_001.pdf

    The Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ Centennial Year book is a 70-page volume documenting the history of the historically Black church and centennial celebration in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. The book includes pictures and descriptions of the current and former members and leadership of the church, individual committees and their members, and organizations and photos of participants. Former politicians and national church leadership's letters are included, congratulating the Plymouth on its centennial year. The book narrates the community involvement of the members, music, contributions (both individual and collective), and stained glass windows. The book ends with advertisements and congratulatory notes from local businesses and organizations.
  • MssBA_P738_F01_004.jpg

    The blueprint of Plymouth Congregational Church of Louisville, Kentucky on the 366 block of Chestnut Street and the corner of 17th street is a one-page blueprint of the property owned by Plymouth Church. The blueprint includes the dimensions of both the church and settlement house.
  • 999PC35_662.jpg

    Photographs of the exterior of Samuel Plato's (1882-1957) and Elnora Plato's (1891-1975) Tudor Revival style home at 2509 West Walnut Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 999PC35_659.jpg

    Photographs of Samuel Plato (1882-1957), Elnora Plato (1891-1975), and other family members outside of the couple's Tudor Revival style home at 2509 West Walnut Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 999PC35_649.jpg

    Photographs of the construction of Samuel Plato's (1882-1957) and Elnora Plato's (1891-1975) Tudor Revival style home at 2509 West Walnut Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_001.jpg

    Sheet inventory:
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_001 - Northern and Southern elevations of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_002 - Light drawing of the Sixth & Main Parking Garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_003 - Drawing of the Sixth & Main Parking Garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_033 - Drawing of the Eastern side of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_034 - Drawing of the parking garage from Sixth Street
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_035 - Drawing of the Sixth & Main Parking Garage with the addition of a child care center on the ground floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_036 - Drawing of the parking garage from Sixth Street with the addition of the third bay.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_038 - Drawing of the Sixth & Main Parking Garage with the addition of a child care center on the ground floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_040 - Aerial drawing of the original parking garage prior to any additions.
  • MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_006.jpg

    Sheet inventory:
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_006 - Planned location for the third bay addition.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_016 - Site of the third bay extension.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_017 - Plans for the entrance and exit to and from Market Street.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_018 - Intended site of the third bay addition to the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_020 - Topographical survey of the site of the third bay extension.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_021 - Plan for the alley leading away from the parking garage towards Seventh Street. Note that in this page the cardinal orientation is rotated 180 degrees.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_022 - Exit from the parking garage towards Seventh Street. Note that in this page the cardinal orientation is rotated 90 degrees.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_023 - Longitudinal section of the alley leading out of the parking garage towards Seventh Street.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_024 - Drawing of the Floor Plan of the Third Bay addition.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_025 - Plan for the alley between the Republic Bank and a potential child care center.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_027 - Planned parking spots for the first floor of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_028 - Planned parking spots from the second floor to the eighth floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_030 - Drawing of the fa├žade for the alley that faces Seventh Street.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_031 - Gateway for the Seventh Street Alley entrance/exit.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_039 - Drawing of the ground floor of the parking garage prior to any additions.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_001 - Drawings of various sections of the parking garage, including the front stairwell.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_002 - Scheme A of the ground floor of the original parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_004 - Scheme B ramp. Features a curved ramp with curved walls. Marked as void.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_006 - Scheme A ramp. Features a curved ramp with straight walls. Marked as void.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_007 - Cross section of the original parking garage facing East.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_010 - Overview of a possible future addition of a third bay to the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_011 - Cross section of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_026 - Floor plan for a potential Day Care Center located between the Sixth & Main Parking Garage and Republic Bank.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_008 - North-South cross section of scheme A of the original parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_009 - Layout of the ground floor of the parking garage and surrounding buildings.
  • MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_004.jpg

    Sheet inventory:
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_004 - Architectural plans index for the third bay addition to the Sixth & Main Parking Garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_005 - Plans for the demolition of the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_007 - Initial plans for the first floor. This layout was not used, but rather the layout on A-2A & A-2B was used.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_008 - Plans for the roof of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_009 - Eastern and Western elevations of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_010 - Revised first floor plans. Also see A-2B which features the grading plan for the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_011 - Typical floor plans for the other floors of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_012 - Grading plan for the first floor. Also see A-2A for the plan for the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_013 - Southern elevation of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_014 - Interior of the parking garage from the Southern side.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_015 - Interior of the parking garage from the Eastern side. Additionally, there are various details concerning the roof curbs.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_019 - Exit from the parking garage (featured on the right) past Greenberg Lot (positioned towards the bottom right of the plan) onto South Seventh Street.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_012 - Features various cross sections and elevations.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_003 - Structural layout scheme A of the original parking garage. Marked as void.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f60_1985_005 - Scheme B of the original parking garage. Marked as void.
  • MssAR_W259_015AR3_f59_018.jpg

    Sheet inventory:
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_019 - Beam diagrams and schedule listing details based on marking.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_021 - Guardrail plans and section drawings of the columns.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_022 - Notes regarding various parts of the parking garage design.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_023 - Plans for the first floor of the parkings garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_024 - Plans for the second through eigth floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_025 - Plans for the roof of the parking garage.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_026 - Elevation drawings from the East and the West.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_027 - Elevation drawing from the South.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_028 - Elevation drawing from the North.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_030 - Section drawings of the front stairs, the elevator, and the ramps.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_031 - Elevation drawing of the rear stair enclosure and section drawing of the rear stairs.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_033 - Floor plan for the rear section of the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_034 - Floor plan for the front section of the second through eigth floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_035 - Section drawings of the rear ramp, elevation and section drawing of the ladder, drawing of the roof hatch, and elevator door details.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_036 - Section drawing of the building and various details.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_038 - Plans for the landscape outside of the front of the parking garage and various detail drawings.
  • MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_001.jpg

    Sheet inventory:
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_001 - An index for the original Sixth & Main Parking Garage containing the meaning of abbreviations, symbols, and drawings.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_002 - Plat survey of the Sixth & Main Parking Garage and surrounding plots.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_004 - Foundation plans for level 1A & 1B.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_006 - Several variations for control joint designs.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_007 - Slab framing for both sections of the second floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_008 - Slab framing for both sections of the third through eighth floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_009 - Slab framing for both sections of the ninth floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_010 - Section drawings of the front stairs, the elevator, and the ramps.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_011 - Section drawings of the rear stairs.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_012 - Partial foundation plan for the front of the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_013 - Partial foundation plan for the rear of the first floor.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_014 - Roof Plans for the front of the parking garage, including the top of the stairwell. See 029.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_016 - Section drawings of the rear ramp and other miscellaneous areas.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_017 - Section drawing of the front ramp.
    MssAR_W259_015AR3_f61_018 - Column plans and schedule listing details based on marking and level.
  • MssSM_B261_sec2_010.jpg

    Black and white facsimile of sheet music entitled "Greater Louisville Exposition March, Dedicated to the First Kentucky."
  • Gabby_001.jpg

    Selection of two illustrations for the book Gabby Gaffer by Louisville, Kentucky artist Carrie Douglas Dudley Ewen.
  • 1926-christmas-seal_4797541946_o.jpg

    5 annual Christmas seals sold by the Louisville Tuberculosis Association as a fundraiser.
  • MssSB_L888_V3_SealsArticle.jpg

    Newspaper clipping on the Louisville Tuberculosis Association's 1931 Christmas Seals Campaign poster. Text on the poster reads "Buy Christmas Seals / Fight Tuberculosis / 25th annual seal sale / 1931." The poster design features a snowy scence of a stage coach passing by two Tudor-style buildings.
  • Christmas Cards001.jpg

    Sample of Christmas cards sent to Louisville, Kentucky, couple Walter and Elizabeth Shackelton over the course of several holiday seasons in the late 1920s. Cards like these could be ordered from catalogs in pre-printed sets with the sender's name or in smaller batches to sign personally.
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