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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thelma French Schneider

 
 
Thelma French Schneider Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. Thelma French Schneider Marker
Inscription.
Columbia Building Cornerstone
Thelma French Schneider
Is an example for all young people of today that anything can be accomplished with hard work and determination. In 1928 her first job was at this site when it was known as the Columbia Building, then the tallest skyscraper in the South. Earning twelve dollars a week at the time of her death April 20, 1995 she owned the now present building debt free.
In Loving Memory From
Her Husband and Family

 
Location. 38° 15.409′ N, 85° 45.409′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of W Main Street and N. Fourth Street, on the right when traveling west on W Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 W Main Street, Louisville KY 40201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evan Williams (a few steps from this marker); Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (within shouting distance of this marker); The Columbia Building (within shouting distance of this marker); D.X. Murphy & Bro., Architects (within shouting distance of this marker); Al J. Schneider
Thelma French Schneider Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Thelma French Schneider Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); York (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Evan Williams (about 800 feet away); Irene Dunne (1898-1990) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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