The following documents have been researched and compiled by museum staff. Please contact the Museum if you have any questions about these documents.
- Italian Surnames of Louisville
- World War II Servicemen - Compiled from the DVD "Our Boys and Girls in the Armed Forces, 1943-1944"
- Roster and Christmas Menu for Federal Troops in Louisville, 1914-1915
- Blast: The 1936 Monarch Mine Explosion - Read a detailed narrative by William M. Cohen of this explosion that killed eight coal miners, as well as its possible causes.
Louisville Pioneer Awards
The first Louisville Pioneer Award was given to J.J. Steinbaugh in 1985. Each year, the Louisville Historical Commission selects the recipient of the Louisville Pioneer Award. The recipient is a person who through business or personal activities, is recognized as a significant contributor to the past or ongoing success and welfare of the community.
- 2019 Leon Wurl
- 2018 Don Buffo
- 2017 Anthony “Joe” Madonna
- 2016 Ted & Carolyn Manzanares
- 2015 Dick DelPizzo
Obituary and Cemetery Records
The Museum collects obituaries of Louisville residents from all time periods. These aid members of the public conducting family history research and help the Museum staff in writing historic building reports.The Museum’s obituary collection contains about 2,500 obituaries and includes a maiden name index.
- Search Louisville Cemetery - plot and monument location
- Louisville - Coal Creek - Superior- Lafayette Cemetery Guide
- Find-a-Grave - Louisville Cemetery
- Sacred Heart of Mary Cemetery - Boulder, Colorado