University of Louisville
Professor Richard Kain, who came to the University of Louisville's Department of English in 1940, discusses his formal education, teaching and scholarly career, and community activities. Topics include his research in Irish literature, particularly the work of James Joyce.
Arts and Sciences student (1912-1921) and Woodcock medalist discusses Dean Patterson, effects of World War I, and student memories. Discusses Hattie Bishop Speed as philanthropist.
Keller discusses his father's medical practice in Louisville's Portland neighborhood; his student days in the College of Arts and Sciences (B.A. 1930) and the School of Medicine of the University of Louisville (M.D. 1931); his internship at the Louisville City Hospital; Dr. John Walker Moore, Dean of the School of Medicine from 1929 1949; his residency in psychiatry at John Hopkins University and in New York City; and his career as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Louisville.
Koster (LL.B. 1931) discusses the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Law of the University of Louisville during the 1920s and 1930s; athletics at the University during the same period (he won 16 varsity letters in football, basketball, baseball, and track); coach Tom King; President George Colvin; playing professional baseball in Akron, Ohio, Little Rock, Arkansas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and St. Paul, Minnesota, during the 1930s; and the origins of his business, Koster Swope Buick automobile dealership in Louisville, Kentucky.
An interview with an African student at the University of Louisville about his experiences.
Lampe (LL.B. University of Louisville, 1929) discusses the School of Law during the 1920s. Mentioned prominently: his work on the student magazine, Satyr (advertising editor 1926-1927, business manager 1927-1928, and managing director editor 1928-1929), and changes in the Kentucky bar examination since 1929. (Lampe was serving on the board of examiners at the time of the interview). He discusses the Jefferson School of Law, which operated in Louisville from 1905 to 1950; the case method of legal education and social life at the University of Louisville during the 1920s.
Ms. Landau discusses her days as a student and faculty member in the Department of Economics of the University of Louisville from 1918 until 1928. The interview includes her account of the administration of President George Colvin (1926-1928), who dismissed her from the faculty.
Lane talks about his job as Dean of Louisville Municipal College from 1937 to 1942.
Lyon, a long time professor of brass and music theory at the University of Louisville School of Music, recalls changes within the school and at the University from the time he came in 1938 until his retirement in 1985. During the 1938-1958 years, he headed the University's bands, including the marching band. He has several interesting stories from that experience. He also discusses his role as part-time pastor of Louisville area Churches of Christ from 1943 on.