Louisville Neighborhoods - Butchertown
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Mrs. Barnett was born and raised near Butchertown and the couple lived in Butchertown for 38 years and Mrs. Barnett is working there until present (1985).
Mr. Bowles (Ed) was born in Butchertown. He owned grocery in same area for 13 years. Now has realty office in Butchertown-1985. Couple related to Butchertown for nearly 50 years.
The narrator lived in Butchertown since 1943. At time of interview, he lived ni a renovated house that was re-done for the Wallis family ni 1979 with money from Community Action Commission. Mr. Brickles' nephew purchased the house from the Wallis family after Mrs. Wallis died, and Brickles was renting it from his nephew. Mr. Brickles moved to Louisville from Ohio after serving in the US Navy. He had already been interested in local politics and was instrumental in obtaining voting rights for many Butchertown residents and then on each voting date was sure that everyone who wanted to do so voted. He speaks of his local political interests.
The narrator was born and raised in Butchertown, now raising young family in same.
The narrator was born and raised in Butchertown. Son and grandchildren now being raised there.
The narrator lived in Butchertown for 42 years and now living in on of the renovated houses that had been a grocery and tavern.
The narrator worked in Butchertown for 34 years, and was baptized 60 years ago in now The Grace United Church of Christ on Story Avenue.
The narrator was born and raised in Butchertown. She is 79 years old now and lives in home she and her husband bought after the 1937 flood.
The narrator is the Director of Wesley Community House from 1979 to present (1985). Gives history of the social service agency in Butchertown.
Memories of the Butchertown Neighborhood prior to WWII.
The narrator was first family-owned slaughter house.
The narrator was born and raised in Butchertown and lived in same house on Story Avenue for over 50 years.
The narrator lives in Wesley Community House for 18 years. Worked at Wesley House from 1938-1979. Involved in Butchertown from 1938 to present (1985).
The narrator was a former teacher at Washington School from 1928-1960.
The narrator was born and live in Butchertown for 38 years, and still active at St. Joseph Church and works in brother's Plumbing store and is in the Realty business.
The narrator lived in Butchertown since 1937, owns home to present. Worked for 21 years in neighborhood.
The narrator is The General Manager of Bourbon Stock Yards.
The narrator lived in Butchertown for 73 years, and now she is 83. Never owned property, lives on social security.
The narrator lived in Butchertown for 35 years. She worked at Cohen Dry Goods for 23 years.
The narrator lived in Butchertown all of her 83 years.
The narrator lived in Butchertown during elementary and high school days, from 1940's and still related (1985) thru volunteer work grand children in Day Care at Wesley House.
The narrator worked at Stock Yards Bank beginning in 1941. At the time of the interview, he was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. The Stock Yard Bank was founded by a group of businessmen who had their livelihood in Butchertown: Oertel Brewery, Logan Company, Fischer Packing, etc. and the Stock Yards. Among its claims to fame is having the first drive-in facilities in the city of Louisville.
The narrator was born and raised in Butchertown and "Point" area. Worked as Adm. Assistant at Wesley Community House for 33 years. Married John Trunick, A lifetime resident of Butchertown and they raised 2 daughters in area.
The narrator was born and live in Butchertown all her life, from 1909 to present (1984).
The narrator was born on Point, she had "Mom and Pop" store on Story Avenue for 20 years. Now 84 years old and she a member of Wesley Community House.