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    • Ernest Schleicher Civil War Letters

    • United States--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers--correspondence; Correspondence; Fortune telling; Love letters; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--letters and diaries; Military life
    • Ernest Schleicher, a soldier in Company I 38th Regiment Indiana Infantry, wrote letters home during the Civil War to Harriet Jackson of New Providence, Indiana. Ernest mustered in as a private in 1861 and was discharged in 1865 as a sergeant. These...
    • 1922-1923 Bloomington City Directory

    • Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Advertisements -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Churches -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Cities and towns -- Indiana -- Monroe...
    • A List of Inhabitants, Their Residence and Occupation, A Classified Commercial Directory, A Complete Directory of Householders Arranged by Streets and Consecutive Numbers on Houses; A complete record of churches, schools, secret and benevolent...
    • 216. Editorial, 1878

    • Courthouses; Propaganda
    • The moving of the Clark County Seat from Charlestown, Indiana to Jeffersonville, Indiana produced argumentative editorials on both sides of the issue. This slide is a sample of a circular passed around the county in 1878.
    • 223. The Flood of 1884 Newspaper Article

    • Floods; Disasters; Newspapers; Advertisements;
    • This slide contains a brief article on the Ohio River Flood of 1884 from the February 20, 1897 Supplement to the Jeffersonville Evening News. There are also a variety of advertisements from Jeffersonville merchants for the year 1897 including: G....
    • 5 Club Liquor, South Whitley, Ind., Nov. 1959

    • Electric signs; Bars -- Indiana -- South Whitley; Commercial streets -- Indiana -- South Whitley
    • Photo documenting the "5 Club / LIQUOR / BEER / WINE" sign made by the Johnson Brothers Sign Company. The tavern was located at 111 S. State St. The photograph is timestamped "NOV 59" looks north at the second floors of several buildings in the...
    • "An Honor Roll in Wood"

    • Wood Mosaic cross, originally displayed at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia City IN
    • A preface to "An Honor Roll in Wood"; It was in June 1945, that the idea of obtaining a piece of wood from each of those serving on our Swrvice Roll, was suggested. For over two years we have been unfolding this idea until suddenly we find it has...
    • "Avalon"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; "Belle of Louisville"; "Idlewild"; "Avalon"; Rivers
    • The "Idlewild" was sold to J. Harold Gorsage in 1947 and the name was changed to "Avalon". She became the most widely traveled excursion boat on the rivers. During her tramping days she made stops at Omaha, Nebraska; New Orleans; Stillwater,...
    • "Cotton Blossom"

    • Steamboats; Showboats; Riverboats; "Grace Devers"; Towboats; Tugboats; Levees; Otto Hitner
    • The "Cotton Blossom" began life in 1896 as a raft for a lumber company working out of St. Paul. She handled the large excursion barge named "Mississippi" at one time, was renamed "The Princess" and was then sold to the Barrett Line for use as a...
    • "Froman M. Coots"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; W. S. McChesney, Jr.; Diesel; Ohio River
    • The "Froman M. Coots" began life as a steam ferry built for the Wiggins Ferry Company of St. Louis. At that time she was called the "W. S. McChesney, Jr." She served the Louisville and Jeffersonville areas. It was converted to diesel-electric...
    • "G.W. McBride"

    • "G. W. McBride"; Steamboats; Steamboat accidents; "Crown Hill"; "Conqueror"; Timbers; Towboats
    • The "G.W. McBride" was built in 1916 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania as the "Conqueror". The "Conqueror" was upset in a storm and sank. She was raised, rebuilt, and named the "G.W. McBride" by Captain Birch McBride. She was sold to the Ohio River...
    • "General Pike"

    • "General Pike"; Steamboats; Riverboats; Steamboat accidents; Mail steamers
    • On January 1, 1891, the "General Pike" collided with one of the Middleton and Wymond coal barges, causing both to sink in a very few minutes. Captain Sam Bryant, Clerk Ed Long, and Pilot Bowen managed to save everyone on board. She was built for...

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