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Jay County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1676

Scope and Contents

The collection includes 16 total items in 3 folders. Folder one includes 13 original undated political cartoon liquor advertisement cards. Twelve of the thirteen cards include advertisements of John F. Garey Wines and Liquors, Portland, Indiana; the thirteenth provides an advertisement for the publisher of the cards, A. H. Linaweaver, Findley, Ohio, posting a charge of $2 for 1000 cards. The cards also portray Folder two includes a one page original $25,000 stock certificate to Mrs. Anna Gay for 1000 shares of Redkey Citizens’ Natural Gas, Light, Fuel and Petroleum Oil Company, Redkey, Indiana, 26 October 1907. Folder three includes a copy of the two page report titled, “Portland’s First Well by Jeff Bowen, Portland Junior High History Club”.


  • 1907, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The thirteen original advertising cards were published by A. H. Linaweaver for John F. Garey Wines and Liquors of Portland, Indiana. Albert Harold Linaweaver was a physician and painter, wood engraver, and publisher from Findlay, Ohio. He was born in Springfield, Ohio, in 1856, and married Emma Gear in 1881. He died in 1937.

Source: Weidman, Jeffrey, Artists in Ohio, 1787-1900: A Biographical Dictionary.


0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/04/27 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/04/27 by Linda Gellert.
Jay County collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.