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    • 19. Carworks

    • Architecture; Industry; Railroads
    • The American Car Company was a major employer in Clark County from the mid 1800's through the early decades of the 1900's. The business built the cars for trolley's and railroad stock. Beside the sheds, there were a number of buildings that...
    • 232. Recreation fashions of the 1890's

    • Education; Fashion design drawings
    • The 1890's saw an increase in the idea that life could include hobbies and recreation, at least for the middle classes. Fashions of the 1890's reflected the leisure activies. These included a bicyling costume for women, using bloomers, a military...
    • 237. Remains of Corn Island

    • Dams; Islands; Rivers; Education
    • This picture, taken in the early 1890's, shows two features that are no longer visible. The top arrow points to the possible remains of Corn Island. The bottom arrows points to the oldest of the attempts to dam the Ohio River at the falls. The dam...
    • 238. Early Clark County Hospitals

    • Hospitals; Health care; Education
    • Two early hospitals are pictured in this image. The one to the left, Mercy Hospital, has a ground level floor with side entrances built of limestone, the main entrance, with a magnificent limestone entrance, required climbing steps to it's 2nd...
    • 24. 312 East Market Street

    • Architecture
    • This was built by a Mrs. Frank after the death of her husband in 1890. The windows on each of the six foward facing sides of the home represent a wider variety of window framing then is evidenced on most modern homes. In 1983, Bob Gosnell was the...
    • 242. Trolley #2

    • Transportation; Horses
    • This image of Spring and Market Streets in downtown Jeffersonville, Indiana shows some of the buildings on Spring Street. It features Trolley #2, it's driver, Jack Blythe, two passengers and the horse that pulled the trolley. In this picture it...
    • 272. Reeder's Grocery Store, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Food industry; Commercial streets
    • This two-story building had a fixed awning over the ground floor front. On the side of the awning was the name of the store. Between two of the porch supports was a wooden counter piled with groceries, underneath the counter were stacked barrels of...
    • 278. The Eaken Block, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Grocery stores; Grocers
    • This building was the site of the original entertainment hall of Jeffersonville. The Mozart Hall took the upstairs, two story tall area for dances, shows, and plays in the middle of the 1800;s. By the later part of the 1890's, it was taken over by...
    • 38. 323 East Chestnut Street

    • Architecture; Education
    • Homer Frank built this Classical Revival style home for his family. He also built another building in the Historic Homes slideshow, his dry goods business at 355 Spring Street (item 72). This home has 2 full stories with an attic dormer window,...
    • 39. 209 East Chestnut Street

    • Architecture; Education
    • This home was built in the 1890's by Holzbach. There no listing in the city directory for a resident/owner in 1983. In 2015 the house is occupied by the law firm of Smith, Carpenter, FondrisI & Cummins, LLC. and Pamela K. Thompson, Attorney at Law
    • 57. 340 Stansifer Avenue, Clarksville

    • Architecture; Education
    • 340 Stansifer Avenue, Clarksville, Indiana is a storefront, wood framed building, Known as the Graninger Family store, it's proper name is the Heritage Florist and Gifts." The house is a one story building wooden building. The front has two large...
    • 65. 240 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commercial art galleries
    • There are three levels to the building. A ground floor commercial establishment, in 1982 reflects the large plate glass display windows of the mid-century modern style. The second floor could have been storage for the store below or an apartment,...
    • 66. 249 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets; Architectural elements
    • According the Clark County Historian, Jeanne Burke, this building served as John Schultze's Tailor store in the 1890's. The building is representative of the Italiante style of architecture and was a product of the 1860 to 1870 building boom in...
    • 67. 310 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building opened with Schwartz's Dry Goods Company in the ground floor in the 1890's. In 1982, it was the location of Finn's Carpet & Linoleum Store. In 2015, Horner's Novelty Store occupies the premises.

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