Cities and towns
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and optical disks of compiled photographs and motion pictures from the Attica, Indiana Sesquicentennial Committee and city officials in Attica, Indiana ranging from 2015 to 2017, documenting the city's history from the 19th and 20th century and present-day Attica, using maps, photographs, and textual materials, in preparation for the historical display for the sesquicentennial celebration, as well as to be preserved for future generations. There are...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1850 to 1975 and undated regarding people, buildings, street scenes, illustrations, and events such as Foch Day (November 4, 1921) in Indianapolis, as well as a few shots taken around Indiana.
Dates: circa 1850-1975, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a color landscape drawing by Herman Davis (undated); a drawing of a small street scene by Gaar Williams the appeared in the Chicago Daily News (ca. 1908); a drawing of WWI "doughboy" by Gaar Williams (1918); and a photograph of Gaar Williams (undated). The collection also includes twenty lessons created by Charles Kuhn for an Indianapolis News cartoon course (1934).There are also...
Dates: circa 1908-1934, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE010).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album with snapshots from Claude Mason in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1901 to 1914 and undated regarding his day-to-day life, family, friends, holidays, recreational activities, and various sites concerning his work as a civil engineer. There is also an envelope with loose photographs from the album.
Dates: 1901-1914, undated
Collection — Folder S2818
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies of Golda Clay Walter's historical sketch, "Wakarusa, Indiana Was 100 Years Old in 1952". Written circa 1952, Walter's sketch is a nine page typewritten article that relates the early history of Olive Township and the establishment of Wakarusa. The article mentions early settlers, local businesses and town physicians, and also relates "the one outstanding tragical event of the Town", a fire that occurred on October 29, 1899 and burned down the south east...
Dates: circa 1952
Collection — Folder SP119
Scope and Contents The collection includes double-sided black and white printed photographs from Huber, Hunt and Nichols, Inc., general contractors, of the City-County Building in Indianapolis, Indiana under construction, ranging from 1960 to 1961.
Collection — Folder S2173
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials, including transcriptions, personal notes, letters, a poll book, a tax table, financial statements, bonds covering public officials, legal agreements, a political platform, a map, and a newspaper clipping, ranging from 1873 to 1970, regarding the town of Irvington, Indiana.Generally, the materials all relate to the civic and political affairs of the town of Irvington, now a neighborhood of Indianapolis. Topics covered include early...
Dates: 1873-1970; 2008-2016
Collection — Folder S1141
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed manuscript, with handwritten edits, entitled "Echoes" by Oscar Schmidt in Spencer, Indiana regarding a story about narrator Dick Wheeler, who along with several friends, visits the estate home of Mrs. Ellen Gilbert in southern Indiana, presumably in New Harmony. The story provides a detailed narrative of the immigration of George Rapp and his followers from Germany to western Pennsylvania in 1803, and their move to Harmony, Indiana in 1814.
Scope and Contents This collection includes broadsides (series 85, 87-98, 100, 109) from Public Service Company of Indiana in Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1956 and undated, regarding the company's activities and sights and scenes of interest around Indiana.
Dates: 1955-1956, undated