Bill Carner

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Sat November 3, 2012

UofL's 'Photo Wrangler' Curates Final Exhibit

Stocking the Beer Cooler 1959, printed 198_ Stern Bramson as Royal Photo Company Gelatin Silver Print Royal 17670.01

For Bill Carner, it's been a decades-long career surrounded in nostalgia -- black and white photos, often, of a Louisville that may be forgotten without the visual evidence he's spent a career collecting.

Carner is ending a 35-year run as the curator -- or, as he's called, "photo wrangler" -- for the University of Louisville Photographic Archives. To celebrate, the exhibit "Bill Carner's Swan Song: A Final Curatorial Exercise" will open Thursday and run through Jan. 25 at U of L's Ekstrom Library.

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