University of Louisville - History

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Brian Buford was a student at the University of Louisville in the 1990s and earned a master’s degree from that institution. Mr. Buford took a leading role in establishing the University of Louisville’s LGBT center and in establishing the university as a welcoming place for LGBT students. Brian Buford discusses his life growing up in a military family and his early days in university. Mr. Buford goes on to discuss his experiences as a gay student at the University of Louisville in the 1990s as well as the establishment of an LGBT center at the university and his role as an LGBT leader at the university and in the community.
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Dario Covi was born in a coal mining town and grew up in a working class family. Early on in his life he showed an aptitude for art. Dario served in the Army during World War 2 as a typist. After leaving the army he earned his PhD in Art History from NYU. He taught Art History at the University of Louisville from 1956-1969 and again from 1975-into the 1980s. Dr. Dario Covi discusses growing up in a coal mining town and life in an Italian immigrant family. Dr. Covi relates his experiences as a soldier in World War 2 and his subsequent attainment of a PhD in Art History from NYU. Dr. Covi then goes on to talk about his experiences teaching at the University of Louisville from the 1950s to the 1980s, as well as experiences during the Civil Rights movement.
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Mrs. Davis briefly described growing up in Louisville. The major part of the interview concerned her years at UofL. She described her relationship with other, primarily white, students, and with faculty. She discussed her two mentors, Charles Parrish and Harvey C. Webster at length. She told the story of how she and her friends picketed restaurants in the neighborhood surrounding the university and succeeded in getting them open to African Americans. She also discussed meeting with Dr. Philip Davidson, president of the university, and getting his support to accomplish other changes to equalize treatment for black students. At the end of the interview she briefly described her post-UofL career.
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Mr. DiBlasi was born in Syracuse, New York to a military family. Mr. DiBlasi attained a Masters degree from the University of Louisville and currently teaches archaeology. He has worked on various projects locally, particularly involving historic cemeteries. Mr. DiBlasi discusses growing up in a military family and growing up in various places around the country. Mr. DiBlasi relates his experiences as a student at the University of Louisville in the 1970s as well as his time as a teacher and archaeologist. Mr. DiBlasi discusses the changes to the University of Louisville over the years, particularly with the archeology department, and the facilities changes over the years. Mr. DiBlasi discusses several campus incidents, including a massive sewer explosion and a hostage situation in the 1990s.
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Sister Lucy is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth and a university professor. She is a feminist activist and was instrumental in the founding of women's studies at the University of Louisville. Summary available.
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Sister Lucy is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth and a university professor. She is a feminist activist and was instrumental in the founding of women's studies at the University of Louisville. Summary available.
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Sister Lucy is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth and a university professor. She is a feminist activist and was instrumental in the founding of women's studies at the University of Louisville. Summary available.
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Sister Lucy is a Sister of Charity of Nazareth and a university professor. She is a feminist activist and was instrumental in the founding of women's studies at the University of Louisville. Summary available.