The Lippincott Glass Chimney Factory had located in Alexandria by 1894, when it is first listed in the city directory. It was a steady employer of 400-600 people until the early 1920's. Efforts to save the business failed and it went into...
Many glass factories located in Madison County during the Gas Boom Era (1887-1915); most left quickly. The Penn-American Plate Glass Company in Alexandria was one of the longer-lived businesses. In 1912, it employeed 470 workers.
Blackford County (Ind)--Biography; Blackford County (Ind)--Genealogy
Biographical memoirs of Blackford County, Ind. : to which is appended a comprehensive compendium of national biography ... embellished with portraits of many well known residents of Blackford County, Indiana.
Delaware County (Ind.)--Biography; Delaware County (Ind.)--History
Two volume history of Delaware County, Indiana. Volume I is an historical account of early settlement and the development of local government and social organizations within the county. Volume II contains biographical sketches of the residents.
Jay County (Ind.)--Biography; Jay county (Ind.)--History
Two volume illustrated history of Jay County, Indiana. Volume I contains a reprint of M. W. Montgomery's History of Jay County printed in 1864 along with a general history of the county with emphasis on the county's participation in World War I....