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Linda L. Wilson collection of Louisville Municipal College memorabilia

Repository: University of Louisville. University Archives & Records Center

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes video recordings of oral histories. LMC was the separate college for African Americans that was part of the Univ. of Louisville until 1951, when U of L integrated.

Collection Description (Extant): This collection is made up of memorabilia of Louisville Municipal College (LMC) collected by Linda L. Wilson. There are scrapbooks, yearbooks, football programs, issues of the student newspaper, photographs, a sweater, a jacket, a beanie, banners, and obituaries for deceased alumni. This collection includes a series of oral history interviews conducted by Linda Wilson; these interviews have been transcribed. There are also some items from an exhibit on African American soldiers.

Access Copy Note: The videotaped interviews are digitized, but, as of October 2010, not yet available online.

Date(s): 1930-1999

Digital Status: Yes

Extent: 7.75 linear feet

Finding Aid URL: External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The Documenting African American Life in Louisville subject guide provides information on related primary sources at the University of Louisville:

Interviewees: Maude Alexander, Jesse Alexander, Elmer Lucille Allen, Willa Brown, Lattimore Cole, Newton McCravy, Jr., Joe McMillan, Hattie Morton, Horace Wise, Margaret Wright

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African American college students--Kentucky
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African Americans--Education--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Segregation in education--Kentucky--Louisville




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