Photograph credits

Liberace at Luvisi's
Photo: Courtesy of Lee Luvisi

Authors’ note: We were lucky to have access to the extensive photographic archives of the University of Louisville and the Library of Congress. We are grateful to the University of Kentucky and Boston Public Library for sharing their postcard collections. We also thank Louisville photographer, John Nation, as well as Bim Deitrich, Susan Seiller, Laura Leong, Lee Luvisi, Kathy Cary, Denis Kitchen, Nancy Shepherd and Alan Rupp, for sharing their photographs and restaurant memorabilia.

Chapter 1: Kolb’s Tavern

Kolb’s, where baseball’s National League was formed (p. 14): R 08629 00, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 2: Bauer’s

Bauer’s patio (p. 16):  John Nation.

Bauer’s sign (color insert):  John Nation.

Chapter 3: Cuscaden’s

The third Cuscaden’s Happyland (p. 20): CS 083567, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 4: Mazzoni’s

Mazzoni’s, home of the rolled oyster (p. 22): John Nation.

Mazzoni’s-style rolled oysters (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 5: Vienna Restaurant

Vienna Restaurant, 1970s (p. 26): HABS KY, 56-LOUVI,24-, Vienna Restaurant, 133-135 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, Historic American Buildings Survey, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Vienna Building, 1970s (color insert): HABS KY, 56-LOUVI,24-, West (Front) Elevation, From Northwest, Vienna Restaurant, 133-135 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, Historic American Buildings Survey, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

Chapter 6: Miller’s

Site of Miller’s Cafeteria (p. 29): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 7: Benedict’s

Benedict’s, circa 1924 (p. 33): P 03242, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Jennie Benedict-style luncheon rolls (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Jennie Benedict’s grave, Cave Hill (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 8: Senning’s

Senning’s Park postcard (p. 37): P 05209, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 9: Kunz’s

Kunz’s, with its “quaint Dutch motif” (p. 39): CS 013545, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

J. Kunz & Co.’s the Dutchman, at 619 South Fourth Street, with a picture of Jacob Kunz (p. 40): CS 182868, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Kunz’s, 1949 (p. 40): R 11153, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Kunz’s the Dutchman, 526 South Fourth Street, 1960s (p. 41): P 00745, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 10: Colonnade Cafeteria

The Starks Building stairway to the Colonnade Cafeteria (p. 45): CS A 1338 1, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 11: Cunningham’s

Cunningham’s, 1926 (p. 49): MSD 024.117, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 12: Little Tavern

Little Tavern No. 6, looking a lot like White Castle (p. 52): CS 111433, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 13: China Inn

China Inn (p. 54): CS 219138, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 14: Canary Cottage

Canary Cottage in the “old English inn” phase (p. 57): P 03118, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Ladies lunching at Canary Cottage (p.58): P 03116, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Site of Canary Cottage (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 15: Blue Boar

Blue Boar Cafeteria line (p. 61): P 03240, R.G. Potter Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Fourth Street postcard, with the Blue Boar Cafeteria on the left, circa 1942 (color insert): 2008ms016, Fourth Ave., Looking North, Postcard Collection, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Chapter 16: Stebbins

Stebbins Grill (p. 67): 05.021.256, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Swizzle, 1951 (p. 67): R12479 00, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Stebbins Grill postcard (color insert): 2008ms016, Louisville’s Choice For Steaks, Chops and Sea Food, Stebbbins Grill, 412 W. Chestnut Street, Postcard Collection, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Swizzle postcard (color insert): 89498, Swizzle, Louisville’s popular steak and seafood restaurant, Tichnor Brothers Collection, Print Department, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA.

Site of Swizzle (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 17: Kaelin’s

Kaelin’s and St. Agnes School (p. 70): CS 223591, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Kaelin’s sign (color insert): Stephen Hacker.

Chapter 18: Hasenour’s

Hasenour’s bar (p. 75): John Nation.

Ed Hasenour with his wife and daughter (p. 77): John Nation.

Hasenour’s (color insert): John Nation.

Chapter 19: Luvisi Restaurant

Luvisi’s, “The Spaghetti Specialist” (p. 81): R 14957, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Luvisi’s interior (p. 82): Courtesy of Lee Luvisi.

Luvisi’s menu, 1948 (p. 83): Courtesy of Lee Luvisi.

Ernest Luvisi shaking hands with Liberace (p. 84): Courtesy of Lee Luvisi.

Chapter 20: Kupie

Kupie Lunch (p. 86): CS 222918, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 21: Plantation

Plantation at the Seelbach (p. 89): CS 021970, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 22: Leo’s Hideaway

Leo’s Hideway postcard (p. 92 and color insert): 2008ms016, Leo’s Hideaway“On Huckster’s Row,” Postcard Collection, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

Chapter 23: The Old House

Old House and staff (p. 96): R 11190, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Old House entryway (p. 98): Michelle Turner

Chapter 24: Stewart’s Orchid Room

Fourth Street, with Stewart’s on right, 1961 (p. 102): R 17662, Royal Photo Company Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Stewart’s Cook Book (color insert): Courtesy of Kathy Cary.

Chapter 25: C-54 Grill

The only known photo of the C-54 Grill, badly damaged (p. 106): CS 223973, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Chapter 26: Hick’s, Southwind and Pryors

Hick’s interior (p. 108): CS 234159, Caulfield & Shook Collection, Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Hick’s postcard (color insert): PC 85.44.7, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.

Southwind postcard (color insert):  83573, Southwind Drive-In Restaurant, Tichnor Brothers Collection, Print Department, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA.

Chapter 27: Melrose Inn

Mr. Kern making pie at the Melrose Inn (p. 110): Courtesy of Alan Rupp.

Derby-Pie®, created at the Melrose Inn (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 28: Li’l Abner’s

Longchamps’ rendering of a L’il Abner’s (p. 114 and color insert): Courtesy of Denis Kitchen.

Chapter 29: Hoe Kow

Bowman Field, site of Hoe Kow (p. 117): Michelle Turner.

George Leong at Hoe Kow (color insert): Courtesy of Laura Leong.

Hoe Kow-style war sui gai (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 30: simmons

Site of simmons (p. 124): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 31: Ferd Grisanti’s

Ferd Grisanti’s (p. 128): John Nation.

Ferd Grisanti and sons (color insert): John Nation.

Chapter 32: Jay’s

Jay’s diners (p. 133): John Nation.

Jay’s sign (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 33: The Fig Tree

Weissinger-Gaulbert Building, site of Fig Tree (p. 135): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 34: Sixth Avenue

Site of Sixth Avenue, 600 West Main Street (p. 139): Michelle Turner.

Sixth Avenue in its Mexican/Southwest phase (color insert): John Nation.

Chapter 35: Cafe Metro

Cafe Metro mural (p. 142): Stephen Hacker.

“That is not I. It is Julia.” –Nancy Shepherd (color insert): Stephen Hacker.

Chapter 36: Afro-German Tea Room

St. Martin of Tours (p. 147): Michelle Turner.

Afro-German Tea Room-style apple crisp (color insert): Michelle Turner.

Chapter 37: De La Torre’s

De la Torre’s sign (p. 151): Michelle Turner.

Miguel and Maggie de la Torre (color insert): John Nation.

De la Torre’s paella (color insert): John Nation.

Chapter 38: Timothy’s

Timothy’s white chili (p. 154): John Nation.

Tim Barnes (suited) at Timothy’s with chef James Aydlett (color insert): John Nation.

Chapter 39: Deitrich’s

Deitrich’s (p. 157): Bim Deitrich.

Deitrich’s interior (color insert): John Nation.

Deitrich’s menu (color insert): Courtesy of Bim Deitrich.

Deitrich’s exterior (color insert): Bim Deitrich.

Chapter 40: La Paloma

La Paloma (p. 161): Susan Seiller.

 

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6 thoughts on “Photograph credits

  1. What a legacy to leave – people still talk about their fondest memories of restaurants that were family owned for over 100 years +. Wow!

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