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Notice of Estate Sale at the Residence of the Late Roger Clements
Estate sales; Advertisements; Farms; Slavery
The notice reads: Public Sale. There will be exposed to sale on the 15th of September next at the late residence of ROGER CLEMENTS decd. all the property, both Real and Personal, belongnig to said dec'd....
Shortridge High School
Schools; Towers; Automobiles
View of Shortridge High School, formerly known as the Old Indianapolis High School. A pointed tower tops the main entrance. Automobiles are parked along the curbs of the surrounding streets.
Social & civic facilities; Cultural facilities; Athenaeums
View of Maennechor Hall. The brick building has a tile roof. The building is also known as the Athenaeum.
Looking East on Washington Street Between Meridian and Pennsylvania Streets
Aerial views; Streets; Towers; Business districts; Fire lookout stations
View along a portion of Washington Street. The building with a tower on top was known as "Glenn's Block". The tower served as the Fire Watchman's Tower.
John Herron Art Institute
John Herron Art Institute; Galleries & museums
Exterior view of the first location of the John Herron Art Institute, from 1901-1905. Known as the Tinker House at Talbott Place, this building was demolished to make room for the new building.
Baseball Stadium and the Indianapolis Power and Light Company along Washington Street
Stadiums; Baseball; Power industry; Public utility companies; Rivers; Railroad tracks
An aerial view of the Indianapolis Power and Light Company, which can be seen towards the bottom of the photograph near the railroad tracks. In the center of the photograph a baseball stadium can be seen...
Tinker House - Home of T.C. Steele, then First Home of the John Herron Art Institute (1901-1905)
Tinker House; John Herron Art Institute; Steele, T, C. (Theodore Clement), 1847-1926
Known as Tinker House, in Talbott Place, the building was demolished to make way for the new building dedicated November 20, 1906.
First Marion County Courthouse
Courthouses; Capitols; Government facilities; Cupolas
On December 11, 1830, a "large and respectable" meeting that included more than half the members of the Indiana General Assembly, plus other distinguished Indianapolis residents, met at the Marion County...
Industrial facilities; Link-Belt Company; Railroad tracks
Ewart Manufacturing Company was a subsidiary of Malleable, and in 1906 the company built a plant across the street known as the Link-Belt Company. Most Slovenes worked for either Malleable or Link-Belt,...
Thomas R. Marshall Portrait
Whitley County (Ind.); Marshall, Thomas R. (Thomas Riley), 1854-1925; Portraits; Vice Presidents; Governors; Politicians
Thomas R. Marshall, an Indiana governor and U.S. vice president under Woodrow Wilson, began his law practice in Columbia City in 1875. He was known for his dry sense of humor and his remark, “What this...
Plat of the Town of Indianapolis
Maps; City planning; Plats; Planning drawings
Commonly known as 'the Mile Square," the original plat of Indianapolis was created in 1821 by surveyor Alexander Ralston. Ralston assisted with the surveying and mapping of Washington, D.C. and his plan...
Monument Circle (Indianapolis, Ind.); Circle Theater (Indianapolis, Ind.); Stables; Carriages & coaches
Wood's transport was well known in the community. It's thought that when Booth Tarkington mentioned hiring a carriage in one of his novels he was thinking of Wood. [ca.1890]
Monument Circle, 1948
Monument Circle (Indianapolis, Ind.); Christ Church Cathedral (Indianapolis, Ind.); English Hotel (Indianapolis, Ind.); Transportation; Business districts; Office buildings
During WWII and for a few years beyond the war, Christ Church offered a social hour to service men and women who were passing through Indianapolis. The event later became known as the Christ Church Canteen....
Governor Noah Noble
Portraits; Governors; Politicians; Clothing & dress; Noble, Noah, 1794-1844
Governor Noah Noble, 1831-1837. Through his two terms as governor Noble is best known for promoting internal improvements. As the 5th governor of the state he supported the development of canals and roads,...
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