James Quilliam was born in the late 1800’s near Elmore Township in Daviess County. He later worked for Baker’s Medicines out of Montgomery, Indiana. He was a door to door salesman selling flavoring extracts and spices from his wagon. Quilliam...
Daviess County (Ind.); Traveling sales personnel; Selling; Carts & wagons
Interior view of the C. A. Kidwell Barber Shop in Washington, Indiana. There are five chairs for customers, each with a towel draped over the headrest. The wooden chairs have carvings on the armrests. A long mirror lines the wall in front of the...
This building, the third courthouse for Daviess County, was completed in 1878 and designed by architect George W. Bunting of Indianapolis. On August 27, 1927 it was destroyed by fire and replaced with a new early 20th century style building in 1929.
Daviess County (Ind.); Courthouses; Government facilities
This flour mill was built in 1857 by J.C. Spink, one of the first city councilmen of Washington. He operated it with his partner until he gave up his share in 1875 after flood losses. It was destroyed by a fire in 1885 at a loss of 12,000 dollars....
Daviess County (Ind.); Mills; Mills and Mill-work; Farmers; Carts & wagons