38 search results for: The First American West

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38 search results for: The First American West


Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1823-1914) Papers, 1825-1994

…to Simon Bolivar Buckner at West Point, 1841 Folder 3: Buckner Family to Simon Bolivar Buckner at West Point, 1842 Folder 4: Buckner Family to Simon Bolivar Buckner at West


Sheet Music Collection Index

…Geary, T. Mayo American Advance Music Co. 1904 (unknown) 0553 12 Three little words – ‘I love you’ Nathan, Joe American Advance Music Co. 1904 (unknown) 0554 12 Anvil chorus…


Thurman, Edward C. (1882-1950) Collection, 1788-1950

…Duglaless.” Subject Headings African Americans – Kentucky Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 American Home Missionary Society American Party – Kentucky Antislavery movements – Kentucky Business enterprises – Kentucky Calhoun, John…


Campbell Co. (Louisville, Ky.) Minute Books, 1914-1947

…Campbell and Cummings Company but became simply Campbell Co. after WWI. The company processed tobacco for the West African Coast trade and the West Indies and South American trade. The


Jones, Carridder Collection, 2000-2002

…7: Research data, Newburg   Subject Headings African American children – Education. African American churches. African American cooking. African American singers. African Americans. African Americans – Education – Kentucky. African…


Louisville Landmarks Commission Records, 1973-1978

…report. Folder 32: West Main Street file. Walking tour map and brief description. West Main Street Architectural Description – building by building description. Summary of Remarks at hearing for West


Historical Resources on Racial Inequality in Louisville

…limited housing in segregated neighborhoods of the West End. “African American migration to Louisville offers an opportunity to explore the multiple ways African Americans conceived of the South, as a…


James Rees & Sons Company Architectural Plans, 1910-1914

…Main deck plan and west elevation plan for the Memphis Ferry Co. proposed boat (Idlewild), June 1910 Roll 2: Proposed ferry boat for West Memphis Ferry Co., Memphis, Tenn. (Idlewild),…


Research Fellowships

…“Is My North Star also Your North Star? How Borderland Between Canada and the United States Shaped the American Civil War” Dr. Emily West, Professor of American History, University of…

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