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L. C. Priest Sawmills, Bainbridge, Indiana
Mills; Logs; Wooden buildings
View of the L. C. Priest Sawmills in Bainbridge, Indiana. Large logs lie on the ground outside of the main building pictured. There are other wooden buildings in the background.
Dormitory, Mt. St. Francis College, Floyds Knobs, Indiana
Dormitories; Universities & colleges; Beds
View of a dormitory at Mount Saint Francis College in Indiana. Three rows of beds are lined up in the room shown. Five sinks are installed along an outside wall.
High School, Letts, Indiana
Schools; Bell towers; Students
View of a high school in Letts, Indiana. Students are gathered outside next to the building. There is a bell in a cupola centered over the entrance. Written between two windows on the second floor is "04"....
Main Street looking East, Oakville, Indiana
Streets; Buildings; Dirt roads; Benches
View of Main Street in Oakville, Indiana. Various buildings line the dirt road. A lone man sits on a bench outside one of the buildings.
Interurban Station, New Castle, Indiana
Railroad stations; Railroad porters; Railroad passenger cars; Electric railroads; Railroad tracks
View of the interurban station in New Castle, Indiana. The station is a one story red brick building. An interurban car is on the tracks alongside the station. Several employees are waiting outside next...
Country Church, Paris Crossing, Indiana
Churches; Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Fences
View of a small country church just outside of Paris Crossing, Indiana. The one story brick church sits by itself on a hill and is surrounded by a graveyard. A dirt path leads up to the two doors of the...
Church at Paris Crossing, Indiana
Jennings County (Ind.); Churches; Cemeteries
Paris Crossing was built along a railroad line northwest of Paris in 1850. This picture shows the small rural church and cemetery where Russell Booker preached. The church has two doors of which one was...
People and Postmen Outside the Francisco, Indiana Post Office
Gibson County (Ind.); Post offices
Francisco was platted in 1851. According to legend, it was named for a Spanish laborer on the Wabash and Erie Canal who was fired, built a shack, and became the first settler there. A post office was established...
Columbia Hotel Bomb Scene, Montpelier, Indiana
Blackford County (Ind.); Hotels; Storefronts; Explosions; Strikes and lockouts; Labor disputes
A 1923 strike forced two Montpelier factories to bring in strikebreakers and house them at the Columbia Hotel. On January 9, 1924, strikers detonated a bomb outside the hotel, injuring one. The factories...
Women's Cooking Class, Benton County, Indiana
Benton County (Ind.); Cookery; Cooking utensils; Cooks; Women; Kitchens; Students
There were few opportunities for women to work outside the home in the early years of the 20th century. The home economics movement, influenced by advances in science and technology, introduced household...
Globe Stove & Range Company Storefront, Kokomo, Indiana
Howard County (Ind.); Storefronts; Stores & shops; Stoves; Men
Employees of Globe Stove & Range Company, a fixture in Kokomo for over 50 years, take a break to pose for an early 1900s portrait in front of the storefront business. Stove parts and equipment are visible...
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