Roads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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;...
Collection — Folder SP007
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of personnel of the Indiana Highway and Road Commission. Most of the photos are portraits of individuals; however, there are also a few group photographs. Some of the groups in the photographs are identified fully, but there are a couple of groups that only a few members were known. There are thirty-seven photographs identified within the collection and twenty-eight unidentified photographs. These photographs seem to cover the 1930s through the 1940s, as...
Dates: circa 1930-circa 1940
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings from newspapers around the state of Indiana regarding a series of scandals that occurred during the highway building program that was started after the passage of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The articles range from September 26, 1957 to June 10, 1958 and relate information about improper land buying, bribery, and fraud and cover the criminal trials of those implicated in the scandals.