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    • Public Library, Anderson, Ind.

    • Libraries; Anderson, Ind.
    • A public subscription library was established in Anderson by 1879, but it led a nomadic existence for many years. It found a home on the second floor of the Masonic Temple Building on Meridian Street in the 1890's. After the city voted to support...
    • 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...
    • 161. Borden Tavern

    • Taverns (Inns); Commercial facilities; Historic buildings
    • The building on the left is the focus of this image. It is a simple, federalist style building of the 1820's. White hitching posts are still evident in front of the building. On the left is a commercial building circa 1890's with a more ornate and...
    • 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...
    • 334. Women shopping Court Avenue

    • Commercial Streets; Electric railroads; Street railroads
    • This image shows a street scene in the late 1880's or early 1890's. The street is Court Avenue on the west side of Spring Street. On the right hand side of the image the trolley is at Stop 13. A passenger is boarding the trolley. Behind the...
    • 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.
    • Fire House

    • Fire stations; Horses; Horse teams;
    • Fire house and city building on Cherry Street between market and West State looking west from site of the Lafontaine Center. City building was later moved to Lincoln Avenue and Washington Street and converetd to a home? Huntington, Indiana.
    • Warren Terry Farm at Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Barns; Farmhouses; Carriages & coaches; Post offices;
    • The farmhouse of the Warren Terry family was also the location of the Post Office at Winona in the 1890's. Mail was delivered to the Post Office on horseback and held there for pickup by residents.
    • 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...
    • 613. The New Shallcross

    • Steamboats
    • Pictured is the Ferry, New Shallcross, at dock on the Jeffersonville side of the Ohio River. The buildings of downtown Louisville can be seen in the distance, as can the Big Four Bridge. The Jeffersonville Pier/Dock is a muddy area with puddles...
    • 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
    • Indiana History Bulletin, volume 17, number 9, September 1940

    • Indiana--History--Periodicals; Indiana--Description and travel.; Maumee River Valley (Ind. and Ohio); George Rogers Clark Sesquicentennial Commission (Ind.); Eleutherian College; Jefferson County (Ind.); Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen;...
    • Publication of the Indiana Historical Bureau reporting on activities that promote state and local history. Issued September 1940.
    • 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...
    • Riverside Park, Anderson, Ind.

    • Parks ; Anderson, Ind.
    • Riverside Park was located between East Ninth and Twelfth Streets, on the west side of the White River, where the former Power & Light Company stood. The land for the park was donated in the 1890's.

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