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Louisville Reference Files: S

Science & Technology

  • Air & Space Academy
  • Louisville Astronomical Society

Social Service Agencies

  • Almost Family, Inc.
  • Americana Community Center
  • Arcadia Community Center
  • Babies Milk Fund Association
  • Bellewood Presbyterian Home for Children (See also: Social Service Agencies-Uspiritus)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Bingham Child Guidance Center
  • Birth Control (See: Social Service Agencies-Family Planning)
  • Boy Scouts
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Boys' and Girls' Haven
  • Braden Center
  • Brick House
  • Bridgehaven
  • Brooklawn (See also: Social Service Agencies-Uspiritus)
  • Brown Foundation
  • Cabbage Patch Settlement House
  • Cedar Lake Lodge
  • Center for Nonprofit Excellence
  • Center for Women and Families
  • Clothesline Project
  • CLOUT (Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together)
  • Community Chest (See: Social Service Agencies-Metro United Way)
  • Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C)
  • Community Farm Alliance
  • Community Foundation of Louisville
  • Community Health Charities
  • Community Living Inc.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Crusade for Children (See: Social Service Agencies--Kosair Charities)
  • Dare to Care
  • Day Spring
  • Disabilities
  • Dismas Charities
  • Dosker Manor
  • Down Syndrome of Louisville
  • Dream Factory
  • Dreams with Wings
  • Easter Seal Society
  • ElderServe (formerly Senior House)
  • Exploited Children's Help Organization
  • Family & Children's Place (formerly Family & Children's Agency and Family Service Organization)
  • Family Planning (includes birth control) (See also: Public Issues--Abortion)
  • Family Scholar House (See also: U of L Buildings-Louisville Scholar House)
  • General
  • Gilda’s Club of Louisville
  • Girl Scouts
  • Goodwill Industries
  • Guardia Care
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Healing Place
  • Highland Community Ministries
  • Hildegard House (See also: Social Services Agencies--Homeless Shelters)
  • Home for Incurables (See: Social Service Agencies--Kings Daughters and Sons)
  • Home of the Innocents
  • Homeless Shelters (See also: Public Issues--Homeless)
  • Housing Partnership Inc.
  • Human Relations Commission
  • Kentucky Harvest
  • Kentucky Refugee Ministries
  • Kentucky Youth Advocates
  • Kings Daughters/Sons (Home for Incurables)
  • Kosair Charities (Crusade for Children)
  • Legal Aid Society
  • Lifehouse Maternity Home
  • Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Louisville Children's Home (See: Social Service Agencies-Ormsby Village)
  • Louisville Central Community Centers (LCCC)
  • Louisville Flower Mission
  • Louisville Service Club (USO)
  • Maryhurst (See also: Religion-Sisters of Our Lady of Charity)
  • Masonic Homes
  • Metro United Way (Community Chest)
  • Morton Center
  • Neighborhood Place
  • Network Center for Community Changes (NC3)
  • New Beginnings Artisans
  • New Directions Housing Corp.
  • One West Corp.
  • Ormsby Village (Louisville Children's Home)
  • Orphanages
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Plymouth Community Renewal Center
  • Presbyterian Community Center
  • Project Warm
  • Recovery, Inc. of Kentucky
  • Red Cross
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Safe Place
  • Salvation Army
  • Seniors
  • Settlement Houses
  • Seven Counties Services
  • St. John Center
  • St. Joseph's Orphanage
  • St. Thomas-St. Vincent Orphanage
  • St. Vincent de Paul
  • Sunrise Children's Services
  • Supplies Over Seas
  • Talbot House
  • Uspiritus
  • Visually Impaired Preschool Services
  • Volunteers of America
  • WaterStep
  • Wayside Christian Mission
  • Wesley House Community Services
  • West Louisville Talent and Education Center
  • Women
  • Youth Commission
  • YMCA
  • YWCA
  • Zoom Group

Sports

  • Arena (See: Sports-NBA or U of L Buildings-KFC Yum! Center)
  • Arena Football
  • Automobile Racing (See also: Sports-Kentucky Speedway, Sports-Louisville Motor Speedway)
  • Baseball (See also: Business and Industry-Hillerich and Bradsby, Cultural and Historical-Louisville Slugger Museum)
  • Basketball
  • Bellarmine University (See also: Education-Bellarmine University)
  • Boxing
  • Breeders' Cup
  • Derby City BMX
  • Extreme Park
  • Fencing
  • Football (See also: Sports-Toy Bowl)
  • General
  • Golf
  • Harlem Globe Trotters
  • High School Sports
  • Horse Racing/Equestrian (See also: Business and Industry--Equine, African Americans--Jockeys)
  • Ice Hockey
  • Kentucky Derby: Early and General
  • Kentucky Derby: 1930s-1950s
  • Kentucky Derby: 1960s-1970s
  • Kentucky Derby: 1980s-2010s
  • Kentucky Speedway
  • Lacrosse
  • Louisville Motor Speedway
  • Louisville Sports Commission
  • Motocross
  • NBA (See also: U of L Buildings--KFC Yum! Center)
  • Roller Derby
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Toy Bowl (See also: Sports-Football)
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

For More Information

Reference files contain newspaper clippings, brochures, flyers, photographs, correspondence, and similar materials that are too small to constitute a collection on their own. Files vary considerably in size, from just a few newspaper clippings to several folders of clippings, letters, memos, photographs, etc. These files may all be accessed on-site in the Archives & Special Collections (ASC) research room. For information on visiting ASC, see our Planning a Visit page.

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