The Filson Newsmagazine
Volume 6, Number 1
Browsing in our Archive - Muhammad Ali and the Louisville Sponsoring Group
Honored by Sports Illustrated as “the Sportsman of the Century” and once named by Time Magazine the “most recognizable person on Earth,” Muhammad Ali is unquestionably Louisville’s most celebrated citizen of the 20th century.
Recent Acquisitions at The Filson
If a picture paints a thousand words, a
portrait surely tells at least one good biography, and
perhaps a detective story as well.
Political Corruption...19th Century Style
When George Washington took office as the first president of the United States in 1789, there were no formal party organizations. He and his compatriots shared a common eighteenth century aversion to political parties, believing them to be too divisive for the stability of a new nation.
American Legion, Jefferson Post #15, Records 1919-1988
Many of The Filson’s recent additions to its twentieth century collection are the records of local clubs and recreational organizations. Consisting of meeting minutes, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items, the collections are often routine in content.
Internships at The Filson are geared
towards eager, hardworking college students from all over
the area. Most recently, three students from Centre
College in Danville, Kentucky accepted and honored their
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