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Dr. Bruce M. Tyler

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Dr. Bruce M. Tyler 

Associate Professor
Department of History
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky 40292
502.852.6817 (O)
502.852.0770 (Fax)
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Fields of Specialty: U.S. History, African American, popular culture, photographic history, urban and African American wartime home front activities, Oral History and Zoot-suit culture.

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Courses Taught: 

  • African-American History I

  • African- American History II

  • Black Culture & U.S. Democracy:  From Slavery to Freedom             

  • Modern Black Radicalism

Fall 2008

American History I

Black Culture and & US Democracy

African American History II



  • African-American Life in Louisville (Charleston:  Arcadia Publishing, 1998)

  • From Harlem to Hollywood:  The Struggle for Racial and Cultural Democracy, 1920-1943 (New York:  Garland Publishing, 1992)

  • Bruce M. Tyler and Robin D.G. Kelley, Black Leaders from Los Angeles:  Celes King (Los Angeles:  UCLA Oral History Project, 1988, two volumes











World War I soldier, Colon Page of Louisville, Kentucky

    Mr. Page opened and ran Page's Ice Cream Parlor


















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