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    • Stone column being turned on a lathe

    • Employees; Lathes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • The worker, pictured here with a pair of calipers used to measure the diameter of the stone, stands atop a lathe--a machine tool used to shape various objects, in this case a limestone column. As a tool which had been employed in various...
    • Man operating a planer

    • Employees; Planing-machines; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Like the milling machine, planers--which had long been employed in metal and woodworking--gradually came to occupy a central place in the stoneworker's tool kit. In this example, a stoneworker draws the machine across the stone by means of a...
    • Hillstrom Organ Factory Workers

    • Industry; Organ Factory; Workers; Clothing
    • C.O. Hillstrom, wearing the top hat in this August 1895 photograph, sits with some of his employees at the Hillstrom Organ Company, located at the northwest corner of Fourth and Broadway in Chesterton. The factory moved from Chicago in 1880 and...
    • Angle grinder

    • Limestone mills; Employees; Stone-cutting tools--Angle grinders; Stone-cutting tools--Rip saws; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Although saws were often employed to make long vertical cuts into the stone, some, such as the one pictured here were enlisted as angle grinders to make smaller cuts into larger pieces of stone.
    • James F. Dodds, Bloomington, Ind. to Andrew Wylie, Jr.

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Dodds, James Finley (1807 - 1886) -- Correspondence; Wylie, Richard Dennis (Dick) (1841 - 1861); Wylie Family -- Correspondence
    • Writes about financial matters and for help with seeking military compensation or pension of survivors. Writes of the death of Richard and Samuel, who died of disease in Missouri. Mentions that he is frustrated with the delay in correspondence from...
    • 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.
    • Shop Notes 1919

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Bridge estimate by Hiram Nichols

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) ; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Nichols, Hiram; Nichols Family
    • Gives estimates of a sum of $1278 for a bridge to be constructed by Hiram J. Nichols. Bridge was estimated at 94 ft by 12 ft. Bridge crosses Clear Creek at Harrodsburg on Bedford Road.
    • Pew Rents & Parishioners Book from 1878-1881

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Monroe County (Ind.) -- Church history; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church -- Indiana -- Bloomington; St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Church records and registers -- Indiana --...
    • Cover of book with white sticker with B 1878-81 Pew Rents/ Parishioners written on it.
    • Name It! & Take It! 1897-07-02

    • Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Name It! & Take It!; Thrasher Family; Limestone industry--Accidents; Quarries and quarrying
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    • Smithville News 1909-06-04

    • Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News; Deckard Family; Sylvester Family; Trisler Family; Knights of Pythias
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    • Smithville News 1910-02-04

    • Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News; Adams Family; Deckard Family; Trisler Family; Women's Christian Temperance Union
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    • Smithville News 1908-10-30

    • Monroe County (Ind.); Clear Creek (Monroe County, Ind. : Township); Smithville (Ind.); Smithville (Ind.) -- Smithville News; Carter, Ralph B., d. 1918; Trisler Family; Harrodsburg (Ind.)
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