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African American Life in Louisville: Reference Files

Reference Files

The University Archives and Records Center keeps vertical reference files on a variety of topics relating to the university and to Louisville and the surrounding area. Files that document the African American experience at the university include but are not limited to:

  • Affirmative Action
  • African American Theater
  • Athletics
  • Black Affairs
  • Black Diamond Choir
  • Black History Bowl
  • Black Students
  • Black Student Union
  • Bond Issues
  • Desegregation
  • Diversity
  • Louisville Municipal College
  • Minority Affairs
  • Pan-African Studies
  • Race

Files that document African American life in the Louisville area include but are not limited to:

  • Action Now
  • Action Pact
  • African American Life - Documenting
  • African American Photo Exhibit
  • Artists
  • Biographies
  • Black Scene
  • Bourgard College
  • Business - Directories
  • Business - General
  • Business - Leaders
  • Business - Mammoth Life
  • Catholic Colored High School
  • Cultural Events
  • Desegregation - Public Accommodations
  • Desegregation - Public Schools
  • Economic and Social Conditions
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Health
  • History
  • Housing
  • Indiana
  • Jockeys
  • Journalism
  • Jug Bands
  • Juneteenth Celebration
  • Kentucky Alliance Against Racism
  • Kentucky Center - AfroAmerican Heritage
  • Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
  • Kentucky School for the Blind (Colored)
  • Lincoln Foundation
  • Louisville Defender
  • Louisville National Medical College
  • Muhammad Ali Museum
  • Music
  • NAACP
  • Physicians
  • Political Issues
  • Political Leaders
  • Publications
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Slavery
  • Social Services
  • Urban League
  • Violence
  • Walnut Street Business District
  • Western Branch Library

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