Frazier History Museum

Dec
9
11:00 am11:00

Cornelia Fort - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

One of the founding members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squardron (WAFS), civilian flight instructor Cornelia Fort gives her airborne perspective of the attack on Pearl Harbor, when she nearly collided with a Japanese aircraft heading for Hawaii. In her own words, Ms. Fort also describes the trials and tribulations of being a female aviator in the WWII era.

Dec
9
3:00 pm15:00

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
10
1:00 pm13:00

Shakespeare and the Art of Fencing - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

Frazier Teaching Artists are joined by members of the Louisville Fencing Center in a demonstration of weaponry and fight techniques from Shakespeare's day, their medieval influences, and the differences and similarities to modern-day sport fencing. For more information on the sport, visit louisvillefencing.org.

Dec
11
1:00 pm13:00

Shakespeare and the Art of Fencing - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

Frazier Teaching Artists are joined by members of the Louisville Fencing Center in a demonstration of weaponry and fight techniques from Shakespeare's day, their medieval influences, and the differences and similarities to modern-day sport fencing. For more information on the sport, visit louisvillefencing.org.

Dec
11
3:15 pm15:15

Sara Entrikin - In-Gallery Performance

Army nurse Sara Entrikin had just transferred to Hickam Air Base in Honolulu only days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on her letter about the event, this in-gallery performance reveals a nurse's perspective on the tragedy. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
12
12:00 pm12:00

Virginia Keith Snawder - In-Gallery Performance

This in-gallery interpretation is based on a local woman who grew up in Shively, KY, but moved to Louisville at the start of WWII to find work as a welder at the Reynolds Metal Company, Plant 12, on South Third Street. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
13
11:30 am11:30

The Bootleg King - Prohibition Speakeasy, 3rd Floor

Told from the point of view of a local bartender, this interpretation chronicles the rise and fall of George Remus, “King of The Bootleggers,” who built a multi-million dollar operation from bootlegging and speakeasies during the early years of Prohibition. He is reputed to have supplied liquor to the Seelbach Hotel as well. 

Dec
13
2:00 pm14:00

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
14
11:45 am11:45

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
15
11:30 am11:30

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
15
1:15 pm13:15

The Bootleg King - Prohibition Speakeasy, 3rd Floor

Told from the point of view of a local bartender, this interpretation chronicles the rise and fall of George Remus, “King of The Bootleggers,” who built a multi-million dollar operation from bootlegging and speakeasies during the early years of Prohibition. He is reputed to have supplied liquor to the Seelbach Hotel as well. 

Dec
15
2:00 pm14:00

Cornelia Fort - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

One of the founding members of the Women's Auxiliary Ferrying Squardron (WAFS), civilian flight instructor Cornelia Fort gives her airborne perspective of the attack on Pearl Harbor, when she nearly collided with a Japanese aircraft heading for Hawaii. In her own words, Ms. Fort also describes the trials and tribulations of being a female aviator in the WWII era.


Dec
8
2:00 pm14:00

Kathryn Kelly - Prohibition Speakeasy, 3rd Floor

Wife to Public Enemy No. 1, George “Machine Gun” Kelly, Kathryn Kelly tells the story of how she and her notorious husband almost pulled off the kidnapping and ransom of Oklahoma oil tycoon,Charles Urschel under the regime of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover in 1933. *****

Dec
7
1:45 pm13:45

Doris Miller - In-Gallery Performance

While serving as a Mess Attendant aboard the USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor in 1941, Doris Miller abruptly discovered that life in the Navy was more than just when the battleship was attacked by Japanese planes and submarines on December 7th. Based on several official accounts from junior officers, as well as newspaper articles written about Miller, this in-gallery interpretation imagines what Miller experienced on that fateful day. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
6
3:30 pm15:30

The Bootleg King - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

Told from the point of view of a local bartender, this interpretation chronicles the rise and fall of George Remus, “King of The Bootleggers,” who built a multi-million dollar operation from bootlegging and speakeasies during the early years of Prohibition. He is reputed to have supplied liquor to the Seelbach Hotel as well. 

Dec
6
2:30 pm14:30

Sara Entrikin - In-Gallery Performance

Army nurse Sara Entrikin had just transferred to Hickam Air Base in Honolulu only days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on her letter about the event, this in-gallery performance reveals a nurse's perspective on the tragedy. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
6
11:30 am11:30

York - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

William Clark's slave played a significant role in the Corps of Discovery. He tells of the expedition's preparations to cross the Rocky Mountains and their meeting with the Shoshone Indians.

Dec
6
9:30 am09:30

York - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

William Clark's slave played a significant role in the Corps of Discovery. He tells of the expedition's preparations to cross the Rocky Mountains and their meeting with the Shoshone Indians.

Dec
5
12:00 pm12:00

Sara Entrikin - In-Gallery Performance

Army nurse Sara Entrikin had just transferred to Hickam Air Base in Honolulu only days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on her letter about the event, this in-gallery performance reveals a nurse's perspective on the tragedy. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
4
2:45 pm14:45

Sara Entrikin - In-Gallery Performance

Army nurse Sara Entrikin had just transferred to Hickam Air Base in Honolulu only days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on her letter about the event, this in-gallery performance reveals a nurse's perspective on the tragedy. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)

Dec
4
1:30 pm13:30

Shakespeare and the Art of Fencing - Brown-Forman Theatre, 1st Floor

Frazier Teaching Artists are joined by members of the Louisville Fencing Center in a demonstration of weaponry and fight techniques from Shakespeare's day, their medieval influences, and the differences and similarities to modern-day sport fencing. For more information on the sport, visit louisvillefencing.org.

Dec
3
3:15 pm15:15

Sara Entrikin - In-Gallery Performance

Army nurse Sara Entrikin had just transferred to Hickam Air Base in Honolulu only days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on her letter about the event, this in-gallery performance reveals a nurse's perspective on the tragedy. (performed in the exhibit: Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor)