Roads -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 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 — 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.
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.
Scope and Contents This collection includes financial records such as account books, daybooks, receipts and tolls collected from the Lafayette and Wild Cat Gravel Company ranging from 1870 to 1891 regarding business and the company's activities.
Collection — Volume V206
Scope and Contents This collection includes an 1876 ledger with owner's names, their land and the land's valuation in Irvington, once a suburb on the east side of Indianapolis, Indiana. The land is described by lot number and a total amount of road tax is listed within the final column.
Collection — Folder S3342
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes from the Board of Directors' meetings, brochures about the National Road, agendas of annual meetings, a letter from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to the Indiana Department of Commerce, and biographies of new Association Board nominees in 2008.