Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Three Vie for One School Board Seat; Greentown To Be 150 Years Old; "Main Street" Officers Elected; Large Steel Beam Installed; Glass Festival to be June 6-8, 1996
Hotels; Tourists; Boats; Summer; Starke County (Ind.);
Vacationers at the Chittick Hotel (later known as the Woodlawn Hotel) on Bass Lake watching young girls boating during the summertime. The Chittick was located on the north end at the corner of CR210 and CR625E.
Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific
William is in the west Pacific. He starts this letter with a long greeting and explains how sailors have an odd way of greeting each other. He asks about the family. He has a new job watching a generator. This letter is part of a 37 letter...
Water skiing; People; Rivers; Ohio River; Regattas; Steamboats
Onlookers watch as a daring young lady tries her hand at waterskiing on the Ohio River. This was probably an exhibition as the riverfront is crowded with people watching. Our best guess is that this took place during the Madison Regatta. The...