Frazier History Museum

Feb
23
12:30 pm12:30

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. 

Feb
24
1:30 pm13:30

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. 

Feb
24
2:30 pm14:30

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. *****


Feb
21
3:30 pm15:30

Dorie 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)

Feb
21
1:45 pm13:45

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)

Feb
21
11:40 am11:40

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.

Feb
20
3:30 pm15:30

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)

Feb
20
2:30 pm14:30

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. *****

Feb
20
11:25 am11:25

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.

Feb
20
9:30 am09:30

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.

Feb
19
1:00 pm13:00

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)

Feb
18
3:45 pm15:45

Dorie 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)

Feb
18
3:00 pm15:00

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)