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Thomas A. Hendricks
Shelby County (Ind.); Hendricks, Thomas Andrews, 1819-1885; Portrait paintings
Thomas A. Hendricks was raised in Shelbyville, Indiana. He held state offices and served as a U.S. congressman and senator, and was governor of Indiana from 1873-1877. He was vice president for Grover...
Renner Stock Farm with Bosworth family members near Hartford City, Indiana
Blackford County (Ind.); Farms; Farm life; Families; Horses; Children & adults; Children's clothing
Outside of Hartford City the county is largely an agricultural area. Stock farms, like the Renner Stock Farm pictured here, provided quality livestock such as cattle and horses. In addition, Montpelier...
Don't you think me "Some Pumpkin?"
Blackford County (Ind.); Children; Wit and humor; Photographers; Humorous photography; Pumpkins
The postcard shows a small child sitting inside a giant pumpkin with his head sticking out the top. The photograph was taken by Clay Hodge Tuttle, a shoe salesman with an interest in commercial photography....
Packet "Lizzie Bay"
Steamboats; Transportation; Commerce (Ship); Horses; Carriages & coaches; Ohio River
The ship was built in Madison, Indiana in 1886. For many years the Lizzie Bay traveled back and forth from Madison, Indiana, to Cincinnati. This view shows it near Madison.
Cabin of the "City of Cincinnati"
Steamboats; Steamboats--Passenger accommodation; Dining rooms; Ohio River
The City of Cincinnati was 300 feet long 38 feet wide and 6 feet deep.
"City of Cincinnati" at Madison, Indiana
Steamboats; Transportation; Boats; Ohio River
The ship was built in 1899 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, by the Howard Shipyard. It was lost in the ice at Cincinnati in January, 1918.
"Betsy Ann" in Lock #17 on the Ohio River
Steamboats; Boats; Rivers; Transportation; River engineering--Ohio River; Ohio River--navigation
The Betsy Ann was built in Dubuque, Iowa, in 1899. She primarily sailed in the Natchez-Bayour Sara trade and carried mail. She participated in 3 staged races at Cincinnati in 1928, 1929, and 1930. Note...
Students Relax at Nearby Garfield Park
University of Indianapolis; Students; Hats; Clothing & dress
In September 1905 the University opened its doors with 74 students enrolled in nine programs. That first building served as the entire campus: classrooms, dormitory, dining hall, and more. At first the...
Ayres Shoe Department
Department stores--Indiana--Indianapolis; L.S. Ayres and Company; Retail trade; Display of merchandise; Displays (Retail trade); Shoes
Lyman Ayres died in 1896 and his son Frederic M. Ayres I became president. In 1904 he announced the construction of a new store at the corner of Washington and Meridian Streets. It would be the first fireproof...
Ayres Tea Room with Staff
Department stores--Indiana--Indianapolis--Employees; Table settings & decorations; Restaurants; L.S. Ayres and Company
Ayres built a new store on the corner of Washington and Meridian Streets which opened in 1905, tripling the size of the business. The old store closed on Saturday, September 30th, and employees moved the...
L. Strauss and Company Building
L. Strauss and Company; Department stores; Business districts; Show windows; Advertising; Display of merchandise; Transportation; Bicycles; Clothing & dress; Shopping; Men's clothing
The store was located at 33-37 West Washington Street. It operated at this location from 1905-1946. Leopold Strauss, a young tailor from Chronberg, Germany worked for the company as a clerk. By 1879 he...
Montani Grocery Store in Indianapolis City Market
Grocers; Grocery stores; food; Food industry and trade; Food supply; Italians --Indiana --Indianapolis
John T. McCutcheon
McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949; Illustrators; Portrait photographs
George R. Carter Leather Works
Automobile industry and trade--Indiana--Connersville; Factories
Lexington used components in their automobiles from other local companies in Connersville, such as lights from the Indiana Lamp Company, engines from Ansted, and upholstery from the George R. Carter Leather...
Sunday in Lincoln Park
Caricatures and cartoons; McCutcheon, John T. (John Tinney), 1870-1949; Illustrators
One of John McCutcheon's styles was a humorous composite type of drawing from various locations. "Sunday in Lincoln Park" was one of several he drew of Chicago that appeared in the first book of his illustrations...
F.C. Ball Automatic Machines in Glass Plant Blowing Room
Factories--Indiana--Muncie; Glass factories--Indiana--Muncie; Ball Brothers Company, Inc.
In 1898 Ball patented the first automatic glass jar machine, which greatly increased production. The company continued to improve methods and expand, with plants in several states, zinc mills for lid production,...
Haynes Model T, 60 H.P.
Haynes Automobile Company; Transportation; Automobiles
The body was made of aluminum and wood. The car seated 5 people and was available in green or maroon.
Herman Lieber, Art Patron
Lieber, Herman, 1832-1908; German American families--Indiana--Indianapolis
By 1877 local interest in art had grown. Steele and others started an art association and an art school was established by two Indiana artists with European training. Steele wanted to study art in Europe...
Handwritten Music Score: Mansion of Aching Hearts
Musicians; Songs and music; Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946
The music is by Harry Von Tilzer. Lyrics are by Arthur J. Lamb.
Harry Von Tilzer
Musicians; Music publishers; Portrait photographs; Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946
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