Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Indianapolis
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2540
Scope and Contents This collection contains business and trade cards ranging from 1887 to 1908 and undated from businesses, proprietors and local agents for out-of-town companies that engaged in commerce in Indianapolis, Indiana. The cards advertise a variety of businesses, including dry goods stores, clothing stores, shoe stores, florists, druggists, dentists, coffee dealers, and wagon and farm implement dealers. Some products advertised on the cards include the Esterly binder, Fleichmann & Co. yeast, the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Collection — Folder OBD047
Collection — Folder S1034
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal business papers of the Ott family, receipts, price lists and inventories of furniture for the L.W. Ott Manufacturing Company, and a clipping from a German language newspaper ranging from 1864 to 1905. Related materials to this collection include three account books for Ott's furniture company, with one volume also containing his daybook of personal accounts ranging from 1858 to 1907.
Collection — Folder S2026
Scope and Contents This collection is an assortment of items, dated from 1883-1926, possibly used for a speech on oral and family history. The items relate to the Cox and Clark families. Included is a French post card; Professor Paul Sebring of Vincennes University song recital program; two tickets for the 1924 Indiana Democratic State Convention at Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis, Indiana; a Paramount Artists Service business card; Jeffersonville, Indiana, First Christian Church bulletin; Vincennes University...
Collection — Folder S2547
Scope and Contents This collection includes thirteen trade cards from the Schnull-Krag Coffee Company of Indianapolis, Indiana (circa 1880s). Varying in size, most of the cards promote the company's Standard Coffee, touting it as the "Best Package Coffee on Earth." Two cards of special note have pictures of ladies in formal gowns, wearing white gloves and holding fans and were used to promote the company's "High Grade Windsor Mocha and Java" and "Best Java" coffees.