Dedication to public use
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Folder SP106
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs related to the dedication of the Henry W. Lawton statue in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 30, 1907. Two of the images are from the dedication of the statue in front of the old Marion County Courthouse, one showing James Whitcomb Riley reading poetry to the crowd below. There is also a photograph of the prominent attendees, including President Theodore Roosevelt, gathered at Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks' house. This image is a copy of...
Collection — Folder S2275
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of "My Most Thrilling Experience," a handwritten account of Jimmie Doolittle's biplane performance at the dedication of the Indianapolis Municipal Airport. Donated by Ina E. Kestner, the personal account has a few notations added to the margins and was likely a school assignment written by her son, Elmer. Please note that the document mentions that the event was "Last October 30," but the airport dedication took place September 26-27, 1931.
Dates: circa 1932
Collection — Folder SP143
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken during Marshall Foch Day in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 4, 1921, regarding Foch's arrival in the city, him congratulating the winner of the 25-mile race, the parade, and the cornerstone dedication for the American Legion National Headquarters. There is also an undated clipping of a photograph from the event.
Dates: 1921/11/04, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and film negatives from Otis R. Bowen in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1945 to 1980, mainly regarding his time as governor of Indiana. The images depict him fulfilling his executive duties, including swearing in ceremonies for judicial and political appointees, the presentation of awards and proclamations, bill signings, and dedications of highways, buildings, and institutions. Other photographs show award ceremonies, Republican Party functions, and...
Collection — Folder OBC197
Scope and Contents This collection contains a hand-colored photograph of Theodore Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of the General Henry W. Lawton statue on May 30, 1907 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Collection — Folder SP151
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken during the Henry W. Lawton statue dedication in Indianapolis, Indiana. The photographs show the dedication ceremony in front of the courthouse and President Roosevelt addressing the crowd, as well as the parade and procession to or from Vice President Fairbanks' house. The images also include snapshots from the gathering at the house earlier in the day. There are also 3 clippings from newspapers showing scenes from Roosevelt's 1907,...
Dates: 1907/05/30; 1957-1971