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Business History 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.

University of Louisville reference files

Files on topics relating to business and industry and the University of Louisville include but are not limited to:

  • Business & Professional Women
  • Business, School of: 1950's
  • Business, School of: 1960's
  • Business, School of: 1970's
  • Business, School of: 1980's
  • Business, School of: 1990's
  • Business, School of: 2000's
  • Business, School of: Center for Management Development

Louisville reference files

Files that document business and industry in the Louisville area include but are not limited to:

Blacks:

  • Business:
    • Directories
    • General
    • Leaders
    • Mammoth Life
  • Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Urban League
  • Walnut Street Business District

Business & Industry

  • Accounting
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Aegon (Providian)/Capital Holding
  • Agriculture
  • Airport Industrial Center (formerly Technology Park)
  • American Air Filter
  • American Commercial Barge Lines
  • American Printing House for the Blind
  • American Standard
  • Architects
  • Atlas Machine and Supplies
  • Atria
  • Automotive
  • Bacon’s Department Store
  • Bakeries
  • Banking
  • Belknap
  • Bell South
  • Biomedical
  • Bluegrass Industrial Park
  • Bookstores
  • Bourbon Stock Yards
  • Breweries
  • Bricks
  • Brinly Hardy
  • Brown and Williamson
  • Brown-Forman Distillers Corp.
  • Cable Television
  • Caldwell Tanks
  • Carrell-Rogers Company
  • Chewing Gum
  • Citigroup
  • Clark Maritime Centre
  • Coal
  • Coatings
  • Coca - Cola
  • Coffee
  • Colgate-Palmolive Co.
  • Commonwealth Industries, Inc.
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Corhart Refractories
  • Courier–Journal and Times
  • Dairies
  • Data
  • Distilleries
  • Duke Energy
  • East Point Business Center
  • Economic Development
  • Elevators
  • Engineers and Architects Club
  • Euler Hermes UMA Inc.
  • Financial
  • Fire King International
  • First National Bank
  • Florists
  • Foods
  • Ford
  • Fourth Street Live
  • Funeral Homes
  • Furniture
  • Galt House
  • Gamble Brothers Incorporation
  • Gatchel’s
  • General Electric
  • General Information
  • Goodman and Son’s
  • Greater Louisville Inc./One Southern Indiana
  • Hadley Pottery
  • High Tech
  • Hillerich and Bradsby
  • Hilliard and Lyons
  • Hotels
  • Hubbuch and Co.
  • Insurance
  • ISCO Industries
  • Jeff-Boat
  • J.V. Reed & Co.
  • Kentucky Manufacturing Company
  • Kosmos Cement Company
  • Lantech, Inc.
  • Law
  • Liberty National Bank &Trust Company
  • Louisville Bedding Company
  • Louisville Bridge and Iron
  • Louisville Cement Company
  • Louisville Crushed Stone
  • Louisville Gas and Electric
  • Louisville Industrial Exposition
  • Louisville Industrial Foundation
  • Louisville Paper Company
  • Louisville Press Club
  • Louisville Stoneware
  • Louisville Trust Company
  • Magazines
  • Manufactures
  • McConnell Technology & Training Center
  • Media
  • Mengel Company
  • Music
  • Naval Ordinance (See: Technology Park)
  • New Vision Enterprises
  • Newspapers
  • Nugent Sand Company
  • Office Products
  • Papa John’s
  • Peter-Burghard Stone Co.
  • PharMerica
  • Philip Morris
  • Photography Studios
  • Pilcher Organ Company
  • Printing
  • Products
  • Promotions
  • Publishing
  • Quarries
  • Radio Stations
  • Rally’s
  • Real Estate
  • Reliance Universal
  • Republic Airlines
  • ResCare, Inc.
  • Restaurants
  • Retail Trade
  • Reynolds Metals
  • Riverport
  • River Ridge Commerce Center
  • River Road Asset Management
  • Riverside Mortgage Professionals Corp.
  • Robinson Nugent Inc.
  • Rubbertown
  • Shippingport Centre
  • Shopping Centers
  • SHPS
  • Small Business
  • Southern Exposition
  • Standard Gravure
  • Stoll Oil Company
  • Tattoo Parlors
  • Taxi
  • Technology
  • Television Stations
  • Texas–Kentucky Oil Company
  • Thermo View
  • Thomas Industries
  • Tobacco
  • Tourism
  • Tube Turns
  • TubeMaster
  • United Glass
  • United Parcel Service
  • US World Meds
  • Vencor
  • Venture Capital
  • Vermont American
  • Vogt Machine
  • Waste
  • Yum

Labor

  • American Federation of Labor
  • Child Labor
  • Employment Information
  • Newspaper
  • Unions

Women

  • American Assoc. of University Women
  • Business

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