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L.S. Ayres and Company

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aletha Grace Hawk collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0612
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...

Edith Moore collection

 Collection
Identifier: L654
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,...

Johnston family collection

 Collection — Folder: S3102
Identifier: 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...

L.S. Ayres and Company Tea Room menus

 Collection — Folder: S3352
Identifier: 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).

L.S. Ayres scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: L505
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.