Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Daniel Glazier tribute
Collection — Folder OBC018
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten tribute to Daniel Glazier, chief fire engineer of the Indianapolis Fire Department, presented by Frank Ingersoll, William O. Sherwood, and Cicero Sibert.
Dates: circa 1873
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Daniel Glazier tribute
Elizabeth R. McRae New letter
Collection — Folder S1011
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter and envelope sent to Elizabeth R. (McRae) New (Mrs. John C. New) from the Indianapolis Firemen's Benefit Association and dated February 19, 1885. The letter is a thank-you for her "kind remembrance" and "bounteous repast" she supplied to the firemen.
Harold Brown Adkinson Indianapolis Fire Department photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection comprises over 900 photographs collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1939, include images fire trucks and other vehicles, fire stations, group photos, fire scenes, and daily life of the Indianapolis Fire Department.
Harold Brown Adkinson papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and negatives; Indianapolis Fire Department event programs; Indianapolis Fire Department records, procedures and scrapbooks; an index to Ohio and Mississippi River steamboat images; newspaper clippings and brochures about steamboats and flatboats, newspaper clippings from Indianapolis Fire Department collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1943 regarding the Indianapolis Fire Department, steamboats and flatboats....
Dates: 1877-1943, undated
Lucille Lipps Gaynor photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lucille Lipps Gaynor in Indiana and Illinois ranging from circa 1850 to 1944, including snapshots Lucille with friends including Bert Forrest, portraits of soldiers from World War I and family members, group portraits of schoolmates, a memorial composite of the Knightstown firemen who died in the masonic temple fire on October 13, 1899, an image of a streetcar with war bonds advertisements, and a group portrait from the Red Cross Ambulance Company No....
Dates: circa 1850-1944
Nikki Stoddard Schofield, Bowen-Merrill fire collection
Collection — Folder S2304
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items compiled by Nikki Stoddard Schofield regarding the March 17, 1890 Bowen-Merrill Company stationery and bookstore fire in Indianapolis, Indiana, including two essays from the Crown Hill Cemetery archives. The first essay, "'Horror of Horror': The Bowen-Merrill Fire," is six-page narrative about the fire and has Howard Stahl's signature on the last page (undated.) The second essay, "The Bowen-Merrill Fire," lists the ten firemen killed in the fire that are...
Dates: 1929-1930, undated
Robert G. Bradshaw, Delphi, Indiana photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white print photographs, many taken by photographer A. W. Wolever, with extensive typed descriptions from Robert G. Bradshaw on the backs. The images are from Delphi, Indiana ranging from circa 1864 to 1933, showing public buildings and spaces, businesses, churches, homes, streets, and the public square. There are also a few photographs with people, including a group portrait of the Graham brothers and a reunion of Civil War veterans from the 72nd Indiana...