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

Dr. Eleanor Young Love

(1922-2006)

 
 
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By Steve Masler, March 10, 2018
1. Dr. Eleanor Young Love Marker
Inscription. Scholar and educator, Dr. Love became the first black librarian at the University of Kentucky in 1955 and, a decade later, became the first director of Project Upward Bound and an assistant dean at the University of Louisville. A faculty member in the School of Education, Dr. Love also chaired the Black Faculty and Staff Association in the late 1970s.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 38° 13.215′ N, 85° 45.641′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on W. Cardinal Boulevard just west of S. 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1911 S. 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (here, next to this marker); Dr. Rufus E. Clement (here, next to this marker); Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Anne M. Braden (a few steps from this marker); Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Exposition (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsEducationWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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