Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pencil drawings, negatives, 35mm slides, and family photographs from Christian Schrader in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1842 to 1987, regarding Schrader’s family, friends, and early Indianapolis. Schrader includes rough dates for the subjects he depicts in the drawings, but many of them were created from his recollections later in life. There are also oversize drawings (OBE017).Negatives are available for most of the drawings. In...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, magazines, manuals, brochures, pamphlets, and advertisements from the Hoosier Railroad Club in Indiana spanning from 1868 to 1992. Items outline the evolution of railways throughout the United States and internationally. There are how-to manuals for learning about trains, learning how to operate trains, and how to tell them apart. There is also a full set of photos from the development of the Union Pacific Railroad up to and including the picture of "The...
Scope and Contents This collection includes specifications, blueprints, resolutions and photographs from the Indianapolis Union Railway Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1904 to 1925 regarding track elevation construction at the Union Station in downtown Indianapolis and bridge construction at the Kentucky Avenue and Missouri Street intersection as well as Eagle Creek.
Collection — Folder S2385
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by John B. Elliott of Harrison County, Indiana while he served with Company K, 59th Regiment, Indiana Infantry. The entries begin on October 4, 1862 during the Battle of Corinth and ends on April 30, 1863 with his regiment near Vicksburg. His diary provides a view of camp life and the labor of war.The collection also includes an undated clipping of an illustration of one of the locomotive engines built by Hinkley and Drury of Boston,...
Collection — Folder SP107
Scope and Contents This collection contains black-and-white photographs taken by Foster Photos of the Monon Railroad centennial on July 30, 1947, which included a parade and ride on the Monon railroad to New Albany, Indiana.