Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865; Correspondence; Fortune telling; Love-letters; American Civil War, 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...
Employees; Limestone mills; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
In this exterior shot of an early limestone mill, several figures can be seen posing in front of the workshops in the background. Stacked stone in the gang saws inside bar on the left onto diamond saw, which were inverted for the planer.
Independent Limestone Company; National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)
This interior shot of the West Rose window inside the nave of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. was taken by Hal Carrie for a postcard published shortly after the completion of the cathedral in 1990.
Independent Limestone Company; Quarries and quarrying; Dimension stone
This shot depicts a large pile of recently quarried limestone blocks prepared on December 1, 1930 before being sent to the mill for processing. This particular grouping contains a range of different kinds of limestone including 20,000 cubic feet of...