Victor K. and Peggy Perry Papers, 1936-1980s

Accession: 1999-117
Extent: 3 linear feet
Restrictions: None
Copyright: Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville


Victor K. Perry (ca. 1905-1996) taught physics at Central High School from the 1920s to the 1950s, as well as coached the football team. His wife Peggy worked for the Defense Mapping Agency. Victor was grandson of William H. Perry, Sr. for whom Louisville's Roosevelt-Perry Elementary School was named. The Perrys were prominent members of the African American community in Louisville.

Brief Description of the Collection

These papers include letters, class notes, clippings, honors, and ephemera from civic and social organizations.

Contents by box

Box 1

  • Mid-West Officials Association-dates: n.d-1980's
  • Photo book of Mackinac Island, Michigan 1949
  • Manuals
  • Picture frames
  • Plaque of Appreciation
  • Brown Scrapbook

Box 2

  • Victor Perry's personals
  • Congrats Card for Bell award
  • Central High School 1948-1970
  • Central High school Basketball & Football
  • Books: Football training books
  • Physics at Central High school
  • Class Reunions of Central High School 1936-1976
  • Photos
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Obituaries
  • Red Cross
  • McMillian report
  • Nice letters

Box 3

  • Books

Box 4

  • Books

Box 5

  • Peggy Anne Wright Black scrapbook
  • More scrapbooks