Through a Soldier’s Lens, Part 4: Images from the Front

Through a Soldier’s Lens: Jack Speed’s WWI Photography is currently on exhibit in the Filson’s Nash gallery. The exhibit is open through July 27, 2018 and showcases the photographs of Jack Speed, a young soldier from Louisville, Kentucky who served in World War I. In this final installment of a four-part series, we look at photographs Jack took near the front […]

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Through a Soldier’s Lens, Part 2: Rooming with Napoleon

Through a Soldier’s Lens: Jack Speed’s WWI Photography is currently on exhibit in the Filson’s Nash gallery. The exhibit runs through July 27, 2018 and showcases the photographs of Jack Speed, a young soldier from Louisville, Kentucky who served in World War I. In this second installment of a four-part series, we look at several images Jack captured during cycling […]

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Through A Soldier’s Lens, Part 1: Château de Fontainebleau

We’re excited to announce the opening of Through a Soldier’s Lens: Jack Speed’s WWI Photography at the Filson, this Friday, April 6. The exhibit will run from April 6-July 27, 2018 and will showcase the photographs of Jack Speed, a young soldier from Louisville, Kentucky who served in World War I. In this first installment of a four-part series, we […]

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A Kentuckian in Paris: the Travel Diary of Dr. Thomas Sanders, Jr.

The Sanders family papers represent only one of the many valuable sources on early Kentucky life available for research at The Filson Historical Society. Dating from 1799 to 1928, the collection includes letters, receipts, and legal instruments from the Sanders family of Shelby and Hart Counties, Ky., including items from related families, the Hardins and Todds. The earliest letters include […]

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