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Name Ruby, Earl

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

Rough and final drafts of a story on Basil Caummisar and the history of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Basil Caummisar worked for the Louisville Courier Journal in the nineteen thirties and became promotional director in nineteen fifty-five. There is a letter to Basil Caummisar from Jim Bolus.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

Rough and final drafts of Jim Bolus' interview with Earl Ruby. Earl Ruby was the sports editor for the Louisville Courier Journal in the nineteen thirties. Includes a Christmas card from Earl Ruby to Jim Bolus and a nineteen ninety-five Derby Festival Program.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

Letters from Earl Ruby to Jim Bolus. Earl Ruby's comments on an interview of Basil Caumissar done by Jim Bolus. Handwritten notes by Earl Ruby and Jim Bolus. Newspaper articles on the Kentucky Derby Festival.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

Barn lists for the Kentucky Derbys, Preakness, Oaks, and Jim Beam Stakes. Barn lists tell where the horses, jockeys, and trainers are housed. Also includes an article on the reorganization of barn numbering at Churchill Downs during the late nineteen fifties.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

Papers collected by Jim Bolus on foaling dates. The file contains periodical articles, book photocopies, statistics and correspondence. Also included in the file are typed and handwritten notes.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

This folder contains personal notes, horse pedigrees and newspaper articles on luck in the Kentucky Derby.

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Jim Bolus Collection - Audiocassette

This cassette tape was created by Jim Bolus and includes several interviews of people who were instrumental in the creation of the Kentucky Derby Festival. Side 1: The early start of the Festival events are covered, from its start in the 1930's to the end of the Festival due to the 1937 flood, and the resumption in the 1950's. Early facts about the parade having floats made by the participants, the first budget was $640, and how the name Pegasus came to be used. Side 2: More discussion on the parade, it had to cancelled in 1967 due to civil rights protests. The tradition of the Festival coats, which were supplied by Bacons. NOTE 10/9/14: Side B audio starts after 10 min or more of si

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Jim Bolus Collection - Audiocassette

This cassette tape is the recording of a television program "Putting It All Together," hosted by news-anchor Jackie Hays. Side 1: Interviews of people who currently work on the Festival committee. The history of many of the events are chronicled. Also on the tape is a conversation between Jim Bolus and Earl Ruby. Side 2: This side is blank.

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Jim Bolus Collection - Audiocassette

This cassette tape was made by Jim Bolus. Side 1: Jim Bolus interviewed Earl Ruby, a sports journalist for The Courier Journal. Ruby told of his early years in school and the newspaper. Ruby was a sports journalist since he was a freshman in high-school. Side 2: Side two is blank.

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Jim Bolus Collection - Audiocassette

This cassette tape was made by Jim Bolus. Side 1: Jim Bolus interviewed Earl Ruby, a sports journalist for The Courier Journal. Ruby told his version of how the Kentucky Derby Festival had its beginning. Ruby covered the founding fathers of the Festival. Side 2: Ruby told of how much credit should go to Dan Mangeot, for the success of the Festival in the 1980's and 1990's. Ruby covered his great desire for the correct history of the Derby Festival to be written by Jim Bolus.

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Jim Bolus Collection - Audiocassette

This cassette tape was made by Jim Bolus. Side 1: Jim Bolus interviewed trainer Ken Martin on his Derby hopeful. Woody Stephens discussed his career in horse racing. Side 2: Bolus spoke with Dr John Chandler, who discussed his hopes for the Derby. Ex-newspaperman Earl Ruby, discussed the progress of Bolus recording the history of the Kentucky Derby Festival.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

The folder contains periodical articles, personal notes and correspondence used by Jim Bolus in his writing career.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

The folder contains periodical articles, personal notes and correspondence used by Jim Bolus in his writing career.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

The folder contains periodical articles, personal notes and correspondence used by Jim Bolus in his writing career.

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Jim Bolus Collection - File, Document

The folder contains periodical articles, personal notes and correspondence used by Jim Bolus in his writing career.