September 1, 2011 - 10:00am
One of the most prominent baseball stadiums in Louisville's baseball history has since been demolished but I'd like to take a little bit of time to remember our athletics history.
Near the University of Louisville at third and eastern parkway there used to sit a stadium that built a grand tradition in it’s over sixty years of existence until it’s eventual demolition.
August 30, 2011 - 11:01am
Whether he was grading (harshly) the state of the nation's medical schools or sparking academic ambition in a roomful of hesitant high-schoolers, Louisville-born Abraham Flexner proved to be the educational lion of the early 20th century.
This article appears in the August 2011 issue of LouisvilleMagazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
July 29, 2012 - 7:59pm
The Great Steamboat Race has only been rescheduled a few times since racing began in 1963.
This evening, the historic Belle of Louisville will be racing the Belle of Cincinnati on the mighty Ohio River beginning at 6 p.m.Traditionally, the race is held during the Kentucky Derby Festival, but high water on the river forced KDF officials to postpone the race.
June 22, 2011 - 8:00am
Photos from the archive on exhibit through September 9
Sometimes it’s easy to forget that photography has been around since the 1800s, with Louisville edging it out with its founding in 1778. The University of Louisville Photographic Archives blends these two thriving institutions in “Two Centuries of Black Louisville: A Photographic...
May 31, 2011 - 12:26pm
Share, learn history at UofL-for free
Not all history is taught in textbooks—and so UofL’s Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research is organizing a 25-member community group to delve into local racial and social justice history and to share knowledge across Metro Louisville. The Healing History Academy invites...