L.S. Ayres and Company
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Aletha Grace Hawk's letters to her family in Indianapolis, Indiana from Washington D.C. and Europe ranging from 1918 to 1919, describing her work with the American Red Cross and as a volunteer working with wounded servicemen at Walter Reed Hospital, as well as her travels through France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Germany. The collection also includes Hawk's 1921 letter describing the visit of Marshall Ferdinand Foch to Indianapolis, two letters sent to her...
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of the genealogical research done by Moore and other members of her family. Edith Moore has collected her own writings, family research, correspondence about her research, and created family trees. The smaller series within the collection consist of personal papers relating specifically to Edith Moore, her early life and career, the entirety of her correspondence and that of other members of her family, family papers, especially of her mother and father,...
Collection — Folder: S3102
Scope and Contents The collection is divided between items relating to L.S. Ayres and Company and items relating to the Johnston family (1898-1908). The materials relating to the Johnston family (1876-1908) includes a pocket edition of the New Testament (distributed by The Pocket Testament League of Philadelphia), a Cradle Roll certificate from the Sixth Presbyterian Sunday School of Indianapolis, one dedal, two pins, and two commemorative crosses. The medal and the crosses commemorate service in the Spanish...
Collection — Folder: S3352
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an L.S. Ayres Tea Room menu from June 22, 1940 and two copies of the Indiana State Museum's L.S. Ayres & Co. Tea Room menu and a menu cover (circa 2000s).
Dates: 1940-circa 2000s
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook featuring newspaper clippings, press releases, and photographs from 1937 to 1938 regarding the introduction of Colonial Williamsburg Crafts to the downtown Indianapolis L.S. Ayres department store. The collection features photographs of the L.S. Ayres showrooms as well as photographs of a model home from the 17th annual Indianapolis Home Show furnished by L.S. Ayres with pieces from Colonial Williamsburg Crafts.
Collection — Object: OBF011
Scope and Contents This collection includes a black-and-white panoramic photograph taken from the top of a building at the intersection of Washington and Illinois streets with a view looking east down Washington Street and mainly south on Illinois Street in Indianapolis circa 1920-1940. Architect Edward D. Pierre's name is handwritten on the back.
Dates: circa 1920-1940