Vincennes Public Library (Ind.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: SP123
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs affixed to green board, which may have been part of a photograph album depicting interior and exterior views of multiple public library branches in Indiana from Gary, Vincennes, and Allen County, ranging from circa 1919 to circa 1928. Some handwritten notations on the backs of the photographs indicate the cost of the building.
Dates: circa 1919-circa 1928
Collection — Folder: SP121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and postcards from the Vincennes Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1930 regarding local and library events, displays, parade floats, and library programs such as book week and summer reading.One of the photographs shows one of two little girls wearing blackface. They are dressed up as the characters Topsy and Eva from the titular vaudeville play and 1927 film, based loosely on Harriet...