Linda Wilson Louisville Municipal College Collection, 1930-2009 (bulk: 1931-1951)

Accessions: 2000-133, 2009-053
Extent: 6.5 linear feet
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to this collection.
Copyright: Copyright has not been transferred to the University of Louisville.

Brief Description of the Collection

Memorabilia of Louisville Municipal College, including a LMC sweater, jacket, beanie, banners, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, football programs, some issues of the student newspaper (the Bantam), and obituary clippings for class members. There are also items from an exhibit on African American soldiers, as well as videotaped and transcribed oral history interviews with alumnae/i.

Box List

Box 1: Oversized memorabilia

  • LMC "Municipal" pennant (David White)
  • LMC "L" sweater (David White)
  • LMC "L" jacket (poor condition)
  • LMC beanie
  • LMC ribbons with football pendant
  • LMC "L"

Box 2: memorabilia from David White

  • 1. LMC Student Handbook, 1950-1951
  • 2. Commencement – invitation, program, photograph, 1951
  • 3. Football program, LMC vs. Miles College, October 23, 1948
  • 4. Football program, LMC vs. Lane College, October 15, 1949
  • 5. Kappa Alpha Psi Black and White Ball, 1949
  • 6. Kappa Alpha Psi Black and White Ball, 1950
  • 7. LMC Choir – Program and photograph, 1951
  • 8. Alumni Dance program, 1951
  • 9. Photographs of LMC students, [1949-1951]
  • 10. Photographs of LMC campus, [1949-1951]
  • 11. Photographs of fraternities and sororities. [1949-1951]
  • 12. LMC reunion, "Together Again," program, photographs, clippings, July 1-3, 1977
  • 13. LMC reunion, "Together Again," program, July 18-20, 1980
  • 14. Photographs – unknown event
  • 15. Minority Voices, vol. 4, #1, Spring 1981
  • 16. Printed material on Charles Henry Parrish, Sr., n.d.

Box 3: War II Soldier’s Exhibit

  • 1. Robert Leon Miller's World War II Scrapbook (reproduction)
  • 2. Linda Wilson collection of individual photographs from the 1940s
  • 3. Camp Zachary Taylor photographs, 1940s
  • 4. 727th Sanitary Company, Camp Patrick Henry, Virginia, photograph and legend, 1945
  • 5. Miscellaneous World War II photographs and program from A Soldier's Play, University of Louisville, October-November, 1999

Box 4: Scrapbook of Horace P. Wise, 1947-1951

  • Includes programs, printed material, and clippings related to commencement and baccalaureate, sorority and fraternity activities, athletics, and other college events.

Box 5: Louisville Municipal College programs

  • 1. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1932
  • 2. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1933
  • 3. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1934
  • 4. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1935
  • 5. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1936
  • 6. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1937
  • 7. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1938
  • 8. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1939
  • 9. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1940
  • 10. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1941
  • 11. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1942
  • 12. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1943
  • 13. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1944
  • 14. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1945
  • 15. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1946
  • 16. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1947
  • 17. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1948
  • 18. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1949
  • 19. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1950
  • 20. Commencement and/or baccalaureate program, 1951
  • 21. Athletic programs and clippings, 1938-1951 (mainly photocopies)
  • 22. LMC Newspaper, 1933, 1947 (photocopies)
  • 23. Musical and Dramatic programs, 1935-1951 (originals and photocopies)
  • 24. Pan Hellenic programs, 1945-1949 (originals and photocopies)
  • 25. Scrapbook materials (photocopies)

Box 6: Photographs

  • 1. Alpha Kappa Alpha, no date
  • 2. Athletics, no date
  • 3. Botany Club, 1939
  • 4. Fraternities, 1935 and n.d.
  • 5. Class photograph, 1935, original, negative, newsclipping
  • 6. Class photograph, 1937, print and negative
  • 7. Class photograph, 1938, prints
  • 8. Class photograph, 1939, originals
  • 9. Class photograph, 1942, original and negative; Amelia Ray, original and photocopy
  • 10. Class photograph, 1943, print
  • 11. Class photograph, 1944, print
  • 12. Class photograph, 1945, prints
  • 13. Class photograph, 1946, photocopy
  • 14. Class photograph, 1947, original and photocopies
  • 15. Class photograph, 1949, photocopy
  • 16. Class photograph, Photocopies of photographs at Photo Archives

Box 7: Textbooks

  • Dana, James D. Manual of Mineralogy and Lithology. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1880
  • Elson, Henry W. Modern Times and the Living Past. New York: American Book Co., 1935
  • Holy Bible. New York: American Bible Society, 1872
  • Hotze, C.L. First Lessons in Physics. St. Louis: Central Publishing Co., 1875
  • Key to Ray’s New Higher Arithmetic. Cincinnati: Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., 1881
  • Prescott, William H. Biographical and Critical Miscellanies. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1875
  • Steele, J. Dorman. Fourteen Weeks in Physics. New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1878

Box 8: Scrapbook materials

  • Homecoming Football Game program, 1947
  • Kappa Alpha Psi initiation certificate for Thomas Irvin Moxley, December 6, 1947
  • Folder of memorabilia, Kirby Marshall Hall
  • Scrapbook page with photographs and wedding announcements
  • LMC Diploma, Dalton Mark Childress, June 5, 1940
  • "College Blab," vol. 1, ed. 2, January 1933
  • Publicity Photograph for Neighborhood College, Mrs. Katie Hudson and Mrs. Mary E. Ford, 1948
  • Scrapbook pages, 1932-1946

Box 9: LMC Exhibit and Reunion, September 17-18, 1993

  • 1. History of LMC
  • 2. Exhibit planning
  • 3. Alumni lists
  • 4. Program and Registration
  • 5. Mystery photographs project
  • 6. Correspondence
  • 7. Graduate questionnaires – alphabetical
  • 8. Graduate questionnaires – chronological
  • 9. Photographs
  • 10. Clippings
  • "Louisville Municipal College: Exhibit and Related Overview," (multiple copies)
  • 11. Planning, correspondence, program, clippings, and notes
  • 12. Homecoming photograph, 1995

Box 10: Videotapes

  • Maude and Jesse Alexander oral history, July 29, 2004
  • Elmer Lucille Allen oral history, April 3, 2003
  • Willa Brown oral history, May 9, 2003
  • Lattimore Cole oral history, June 23, 2004
  • Newton McCravy, Jr. oral history, April 11, 2003
  • Joe McMillan oral history, April 18, 2003
  • Hattie Morton oral history, June 24, 2004
  • Horace Wise oral history, April 9, 2003
  • Margaret Wright oral history, April 16, 2003
  • Unlabeled oral history, possibly McMillan
  • "Louisville Municipal College – A Video Tribute" (8 copies)

Box 11: Oral history project files

  • 1. General information and generic question sheet
  • 2. Maude and Jesse Alexander
  • 3. Elmer Lucille Allen
  • 4. Willa Brown
  • 5. Lattimore Cole
  • 6. Newton McCravy, Jr.
  • 7. Joe McMillan
  • 8. Andrew Morton
  • 9. Hattie Morton
  • 10. Horace Wise
  • 11. Margaret Wright

Box 12: Annual bulletins and reports (photocopies)

  • 1. Annual Bulletin, May 1940–1941
  • 2. Annual Bulletin, May 1942-1943
  • 3. Annual Bulletin, June 1944-1945
  • 4. Annual report of the Dean, February-June 1931
  • 5. Annual report of the Dean, 1931-1932
  • 6. Annual report of the Dean, 1932-1933
  • 7. Annual report of the Dean, 1933-1934
  • 8. Annual report of the Dean, 1934-1935
  • 9. Annual report of the Dean, 1935-1936
  • 10. Annual report of the Dean, 1936-1937
  • 11. Annual report of the Dean, 1937-1938
  • 12. Annual report of the Dean, 1940-1941
  • 13. Annual report of the Dean, 1941-1942
  • 14. Annual report of the Dean, 1944-1945; Annual report of the Libraries, 1944-1945
  • 15. Annual report of the Dean, 1945-1946

Box 13: Winifred Wise Scrapbook

  • Scrapbook materials documenting Louisville Municipal College 1938-1948 including photographs, coursework, clippings, programs, and written "History of the Class of 1947."

Box 14: Scrapbook

  • Clippings, programs and photographs, mainly of football; Bantam, "College Blah," theatre program.

Box 15:

  • LMC Reunion Exhibit

Box 16

  • Open housing scrapbook, 1967
  • Million Man March, 1995
  • Information on "Graduation," a short play by Alfred Wiggins

Box 17

  • Photographic negatives from LMC reunions

Box 18: Oral history transcripts

  • Alexander, Jesse & Maude oral history transcript
  • Allen, Elmer Lucille oral history transcript
  • Brown, Willa oral history transcript
  • Cole, Lattimore oral history transcript
  • Gleason, Elizabeth Atkins oral history transcript
  • McCravy, Newton (Jr.) oral history transcript
  • McMillan, Joe oral history transcript
  • Morton, Andrew oral history transcript
  • Morton, Willie oral history transcript
  • Wise, Horace oral history transcript
  • Wright, Margaret oral history transcript