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Above: the 2016 Founders Award honoree: Nathalie Andrews
Above: Emily Bingham addresses the League after accepting the 2016 Samuel W. Thomas Book Award.
ABOVE: Sam Thomas was a widely respected Louisville historian who authored some of the best books on local history. He was a recipient of the League's Founder's Award as well as numerous Heritage Awards. Sam was a dedicated League member who passed away in October 2012. To commemorate his wonderful legacy to Louisville history, the League established this award in his name.
Named for the League's co-founders Allan Stenberg and Clyde Crews, this award recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to Louisville history efforts for many years.
The 2016 Founder's Award honoree is Nathalie Andrews. Nathalie is Executive Director of the Portland Museum, in the Portland neighborhood. She has been involved in numerous civic improvement projects and preservation efforts over the past 35 years. For previous Founder Award recipients, click here:
Samuel W. Thomas Book Award
Beginning in 2013, the League recognizes an author who published a book in the previous year that continues the legacy of Sam Thomas, who wrote over 20 exceptional history books on local history topics.
The 2016 recipient was Emily Bingham for 'IRREPRESSIBLE: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham' Refer to info below. And, click here to view info on past recipients:
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This award recognizes individuals and groups that contributed in a significant manner to Louisville history in the previous years. Below are the 2015 recipients.
For previous Award recipients, click here: