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    • Matthews carvers in mill

    • Employees--Stone carvers; Stone carving--Friezes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • While certain stoneworkers engaged themselves in the backbreaking work--from hoisting and cutting to transport--normally associated with the limestone industry, others found work as cutters and carvers. This image depicts one such group working on...
    • Stone carvers detailing carved basins

    • Stone carving; Employees--Stone carvers; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Stone carvers work on the floor of the interior of the factory, adding painstaking detail to these ornately carved basins. This is a fine chisel dowel hole for the iron dowel to lift the stone. Notice the hay in that is ready to pack the stone in...
    • Cherub panel carvings

    • Stone carving; Employees--Stone carvers; Limestone mills; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Here, stone carvers can be seen putting the finishing touches on some cherubs adorning panels intended for the facade of a building. Notice the man sitting on an old nail keg. Typically, carvers did not sit but stood.
    • Letter from Fred Matthews to Roger Morigi, 1985

    • Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Fred Matthews sent this letter to Roger Morigi, one the nations premier stone carvers who carved many of the elaborate figures for the Cathedral, on April 24, 1985, following the 1984 release of the film "Stone Carvers" about the stoneworkers of...
    • Shop Notes 1917

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Showers Brothers Furniture Factory (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- History; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County;...
    • Newsletter created for and by employees of the Showers Brothers Company, a furniture manufacturer in Bloomington, Indiana. Covers topics on worker safety, entertainment, recreation, and local and personal news.
    • Hoosier Minuteman, Volume 2, Number 6, December 1975

    • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Indiana -- Periodicals; Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission -- Periodicals
    • Newsletter of the Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (IARBC). The purpose of the publication was to arouse interest and participation in the nationwide American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration by reporting on resources and the...
    • Example of a frieze

    • Employees--Stone carvers; Stone carving--Friezes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • In this image, carver Harold Elgar shows off a frieze destined for the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, MD, alongside mill owner Fred Matthews.
    • Letter to builders of the Washington National Cathedral

    • National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.); Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • This document, and those that follow, give a sense of the fanfare that accompanied the completion of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Although seating as limited, tickets were available to a predetermined number of quarry workers and...
    • From Quarry to Cathedral

    • Quarries and quarrying; National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.); Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Describes the quarrying and production of stone for the Washington Cathedral; with aerial view of Matthews quarries.
    • Hoosier Minuteman, Volume 3, Number 11, December 1976

    • American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 -- Indiana -- Periodicals. Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission -- Periodicals.
    • Newsletter of the Indiana American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (IARBC). The purpose of the publication was to arouse interest and participation in the nationwide American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration by reporting on resources and the...
    • Letters of thanks

    • National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.); Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • This document, and those that follow, give a sense of the fanfare that accompanied the completion of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. Although seating as limited, tickets were available to a predetermined number of quarry workers and...
    • Shop Notes 1920

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Showers Brothers Furniture Factory (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- History; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County;...
    • Newsletter created for and by employees of the Showers Brothers Company, a furniture manufacturer in Bloomington, Indiana. Covers topics on worker safety, entertainment, recreation, and local and personal news.

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