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.