University of Louisville
Schmied (B.S. in chemical engineering, Speed Scientific School, 1932; M.A. in chemistry, 1933) discusses his parents, who immigrated from Switzerland to Kentucky; growing up in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood of Louisville; studying at the Speed School; and later working as an engineer and executive for Reynolds Aluminum in Louisville, Kentucky, and Richmond, Virginia, Cochran Foil in Louisville, and Anaconda Aluminum in Louisville. Special subjects include Dean B.M. Brigman, Professor R.C. Ernst, and the cooperative program through which Speed School stresses practical experience in industry.
This interview focuses on the growth of the college library through the recollections of Schneider, Librarian Emerita of the University of Louisville.
A 1928 graduate of the Speed School with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Schnur discusses his father's confectionary business at 218 East Market Street; recollections of the University of Louisville from 1924 until 1928; and his later work with the Lion's Eye Bank, the Speed School alumni, and his elevator business in Louisville, Kentucky.
The President of the University of Kentucky discusses the state affiliation of the University of Louisville.
The former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences discusses developments at the University of Louisville, primarily during his deanship from 1974 until 1977.
Turner discusses her career at the University of Louisville as the secretary to the president.
This interview was conducted by Mr. Yater for an article that appeared September, 1980 in Louisville Magazine.
Recollections of the University of Louisville from 1949 to 1951. Mr. Wyatt served on the Board of Trustees of the University at that time.