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Commemorative wooden nickels and Confederate bill facsimile

 Collection — Folder: S2228
Identifier: S2228
Scope and Contents This collection includes three "wooden nickel" certificates created to commemorate the Wabash County, Indiana Centennial (1935) and the Decatur, Indiana Centennial (1936). The collection also contains a facsimile of a five hundred dollar Confederate note memento from the Civil War Centennial Exhibit held at the L.S. Ayres & Company auditorium in Indianapolis from April 11 to April 22, 1961.
Dates: 1935-1961

LaGrange County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1683-01
Identifier: S1683
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three items from LaGrange County, Indiana, including an undated advertising card for the Lima Manufacturing Company's Queen windmill in Lima, Indiana (currently Howe); a short, typed history of the LaGrange courthouse of 1843 and an account of a gavel made of the wood from the 1843 courthouse, which the LaGrange de Lafayette chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) returned to LaGrange County, after 1923; and a seven-page, typed narrative by Dan Wisel...
Dates: 1843-1934