Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder SP122
Scope and Contents This collection includes loose pages of a scrapbook containing photographs and postcards of library buildings and book deposits for the Allen County Public Library and the Gary Public Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 1930 in Gary, as well as Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. There are also a few interior views. Many of the building images are accompanied by a handwritten figure denoting the cost of the building at the time of construction.
Dates: circa 1904-1930
Collection — Folder SP015
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from circa 1877 to 1925, regarding buildings, businesses, houses, and other places in Blackford County as well as events that occurred there. Collection includes an item-level inventory.
Dates: circa 1877-1925
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, clippings and other ephemera; architectural drawings and blueprints; photographs and photograph albums; scrapbooks and illustration boards from Edward D. Pierre and his architectural firms, Pierre and Wright and Edward D. Pierre and Associates, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1925 to 1962. The materials cover a surfeit of topics such as Pierre's architectural projects and contests, including the Indiana State Library and Historical...
Dates: circa 1925-1962
Collection — Folder SP123
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs affixed to green board, which may have been part of a photograph album depicting interior and exterior views of multiple public library branches in Indiana from Gary, Vincennes, and Allen County, ranging from circa 1919 to circa 1928. Some handwritten notations on the backs of the photographs indicate the cost of the building.
Dates: circa 1919-circa 1928
Collection — Folder SP121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and postcards from the Vincennes Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1930 regarding local and library events, displays, parade floats, and library programs such as book week and summer reading.One of the photographs shows one of two little girls wearing blackface. They are dressed up as the characters Topsy and Eva from the titular vaudeville play and 1927 film, based loosely on Harriet...