From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Royal Photo Company Collection

The Royal Photo Company was founded in Louisville, KY in 1903 by Louis Bramson. It was operated as a commercial photography studio until 1972.

The photographic collection is a valuable source of information about commerce, industry, and major construction during this important period. In addition, there are significant groups of photographs showing workers, family groups, and minorities in Louisville.

The collection is available at the University of Louisville Libraries Photographic Archives.

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“Royal Photo Company Collection,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 20, 2024,

Last modified: 2021-08-11 17:26:36