University of Louisville--Alumni and alumnae
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A 1917 graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Louisville, Bowman discusses his academic and athletic career at U of L from 1914 until graduation. Prominently mentioned are faculty and curriculum; social life at the University; and Bowman's career as a college football player, manager of the basketball team, and member of the track team. He also discusses his participation in Boyd Martin's University Players and his career with the Louisville and Nashville Railroad from 1921 until 1961.
Dr. Burton discusses her childhood and early education at the Louisville Girl's School; her student days in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Louisville (BA 1922 and MA 1924); her graduate education at Cornell University (PhD 1934); and her subsequent research and teaching career in the Department of English of the University of Louisville. Recollections include Burton's research and publication on the English poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
Franz discusses his student days at Manual Training High School (class of 1924), the Speed Scientific School of the University of Louisville (Class of 1929), and the Jefferson School of Law (Class of 1933).
Hudson discusses the history of the Black Student Union at the University of Louisville during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His narrative stresses events leading up to and following the occupation of two university offices by BSU members and others during April and May, 1969.
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.
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.
Overstreet (M.D. 1923) discusses life in the medical school at the University of Louisville from 1919 to 1923, his residency at Louisville City Hospital during the mid-1920s, and experiences in over fifty years of medical practice in 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.