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    • 13. 222 West Riverside Drive

    • Architecture
    • 222 West Riverside was built by Nora Lyon (Mrs. James) Wathen (Mrs. John) Adams, the daughter in law of the Wathen who owned the Jeff Ferry Company. She had no descendents. The home burned sometime between 1980 and 1982. There were no residents...
    • 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...
    • 228. Tornado of 1890.

    • Disasters; Tornadoes; Advertisements; Newspapers;
    • A brief article on the 1890 Tornado that damaged Jeffersonville, Indiana appears in the March 6, 1897 Supplement to the Jeffersonville News. There are advertisements from 1897 that appear alongside the article.
    • 229. Stauss Hotel Tornado Damage, 1890

    • Disasters; Education; Hotels; Tornadoes
    • An image showing the damage to the Stauss Hotel of Jeffersonville, Indiana, after being hit by a tornado on March 27, 1890. The scene depicts in the front left, a covered van with two horses, a horse wagon marked with the words "Express" being...
    •  23. 304 East Market Street

    • Architecture; Photographers
    • In 1890, a lawyer by the name of Melchiort Stannard built this home. While used for a home for many years, in the later part of the twentieth century it became the home of Walter L. Whyland and where he operates his photography studio, Whyland...
    • 230. Ransom Residence Tornado Damage

    • Disasters; Education; Houses; Tornadoes
    • The home of Mrs. Sarah A. Ransom was heavily damaged by the March 27, 1890 tornado. The home was located on the corner of Front Street, now Riverside Drive, and Mulberry Drive, northwest side. She was the widow of Mr. Hyatt C. Ransom. The picture...
    • 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...
    • 245. The Dinky Railroad, circa 1890

    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Transportation; Education
    • Photograph showing a small locomotive on the left and a man, possibly the conductor, looking at what appears to be a schedule. The New Albany Railroad station is on the right. The one-storey, red brick and limestone station is set up from the...
    • 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
    • 5. 325 East Riverside Drive

    • Architecture
    • The original address was Front Street. This Victorian home was built sometime between 1890 and 1900. Miss Mary A. Kennedy was a resident at least through 1983. In 1983 Helen M. Knight was also listed as a resident.

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