Roads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
A. Emmett Bly, "Toll Gate System for the U.S.A." plan
Collection — Folder S2471
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Toll Gate System for the U.S.A.," a plan copyrighted May 10, 1937 by A. Emmett Bly of Plainfield, Indiana. Bly believed his plan would create employment for thousands of workers and eliminate real estate taxes, stop theft and crime, cut down on speeding, decrease automobile accidents, and pay off the national debt in 10 years.
Albert Sahm reminiscences
Collection — Folder S1752
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 8-page, typewritten letter written by Albert Sahm on June 28, 1934 and sent to Miss Esther U. McNitt at the Indiana State Library regarding his reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Avenue in Indianapolis, Indiana. The collection also contains two copies, one handwritten and one typewritten, of Sahm's "Reminiscences of Ft. Wayne Ave Continued." Accompanying the letter are a map of the intersection of Walnut and Delaware Streets and Ft. Wayne Avenue and 6 clippings of Kate...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert Sahm reminiscences
Benjamin S. Parker papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Benjamin S. Parker papers
Cyrus R. Clevenger collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-drawn surveyor and plat maps, drawings, and papers from Cyrus R. Clevenger in Bartholomew County, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1962 regarding Bartholomew County and surrounding counties, including Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Lawrence counties.
Dates: 1870-1962, undated
Eugene Bainbridge papers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers relating to Eugene Bainbridge's career in the Indiana Senate ranging from 1953 to 1975. Included are correspondence, legislation, reports, and other papers relating to issues before the Indiana Senate, including public employee' and teacher' retirement funds, the highway department, reapportionment, development of port facilities (1969), abortion, and education reform and school financing (1965-1971); papers relating to Lake County issues before the senate,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Eugene Bainbridge papers
Fountain County collection
Collection — Folder S1663
Scope and Contents This collection has several items related to Fountain County, Indiana, including an August 17, 1925 handwritten letter sent by Karl Van Devanter of Veedersburg to Kate Milner Rabb at the Indianapolis Star regarding the preservation of the old state road that was used by pioneers from Cincinnati and other eastern points to travel to the Fountain County; two letters from September 1925 that were sent to Rabb from J. Wesley Whicker of Attica in response to the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Fountain County collection
Frank M. Hohenberger, Indiana State Department of Geology photograph album
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the Indiana State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana. The images largely depict natural sites, such as caves and rivers, but also mills, stone quarries, cemeteries, and other historic buildings.
Good Roads Day, Indiana centennial photographs
Collection — Folder SP128
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs taken of the president, Indiana governor, and city mayor at "Good Roads Day" during the Indiana centennial on October 12, 1916.
Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) highway dedication photographs
Collection — Folder SP116
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs from the dedication of the Grand Army of the Republic Highway on May 20, 1946 taken by Graves Spotshot Service in Dyer, Indiana. Pictured in the photograph by the highway sign are: Mrs. J. J. Roberts; two Civil War veterans John C. Adams and Frank C. Barton; Governor Ralph F. Gates; John H. Lauer; State Highway Commission chairman; Herman Hartman, commission member; and F.M. Crapeau.
Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, periodicals, advertisements, and financial records from Hugh A. Barnhart ranging from 1898 to 1964 regarding his business ventures, his personal life, and his political career. The first series includes papers regarding Barnhart's family life, business ventures, and state government positions. Major topics include family correspondence; World War I correspondence; News-Sentinel newspaper; State Highway Commission;...