Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: end
(1041 results)



Display: 20

    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 22 May 1945

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life;World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns England; Air raids; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End; Bombs
    • Jimmy talks about how he wants to get back to civilian clothes. He says he can write more about his experiences now that the war is over. He talks about being in England and having bombs dropped close to him with gun fire from the sky at the same...
    • "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...
    • City Water Works-Reservoir

    • Waterworks; Reservoirs
    • This reservoir was located east of town. There were at least three such reservoirs around Madison. Plans for one of the early reservoirs were approved by the city council in 1846 under the guidance and ownership of Thomas Godman. It was to be...
    • Smith Letter from James, 3 Jun 1945

    • United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; Japanese; Food; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End
    • James tells about encounters with the Japanese. He asks about Franks watermelon patch and would like to have some food made by Dorothy. He has gotten some fresh vegetables which is nice after eating dehydrated food. He talks of changes at home and...
    • Middle Toll Gate Ledger, Charlestown, Indiana 1867-1890

    • Toll roads--Indiana; Charlestown (Ind.); Jeffersonville (Ind.); Ledger.
    • This is a ledger of the tolls received at Middle Toll Gate in Clark County, Indiana from 1867-1890. The Charlestown and Jeffersonville Turnpike Company managed the toll gate. The ledger was recorded by Thomas F. Prather, W.M. Gibson, A.J. Hay, J.B....
    • Syracuse Park

    • Syracuse Park; Syracuse Lake
    • The postcard shows Syracuse Park. The description on the back of the postcard reads: "Syracuse City Park, Syracuse, IN. This beautiful park is located at the North End of Syracuse Lake, one of the finest natural lakes in Northern Indiana, for...
    • "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...
    • "John W. Hubbard"

    • Steamboats; Riverboats; Rivers; Ohio River
    • This boat was built in 1910 by Howard as the "J. H. Menge" and later the "M. A. Burke," a cotton packet. It was sold to the Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company in 1919 and then was sent to Mount City for extensive alterations before being...
    • Long Ago WaterPark on Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Water slides; Lakes & ponds; Trees;
    • At one time there was a part of Bass Lake that was a heavy tourist draw. Near the hotels there was a wooden water slide, boats for rent and a bowling alley for inside entertainment. This was located in Winona at Bass Lake's north end.
    • Harry Rannell's Bass Lake Park

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Tourism; Merry-go-rounds; Shooting galleries; Ferris wheels; Water slides; Beaches;
    • Bass Lake Park was located right on the lake at the south end of Bass Lake. It was built by Harry Rannells and featured a carousel, ferris wheel, shooting gallery, cafe and water slide. Later it became Brydon's Beach.
    • Dance at the Crystal Ball Room at Bass Lake.

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Tickets; Memorabilia; Dance halls;
    • The Crytal Ball Room, built c.1925 at the south end of Bass Lake, was a popular place through the 1960's. It featured big bands and dancing, roller skating and other events, such as prize fights. This ticket admitted one lady on Saturday night.
    • Ginger and His Ginger Snaps at Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Publicity photographs; Big bands; Dance halls;
    • The Crytal Ball Room, built c.1925 at the south end of Bass Lake, was a popular place through the 1960's. It featured big bands and dancing, roller skating and other events, such as prize fights. Young men bought tickets for 10 cents for the...
    • The Bricktops at Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Publicity photographs; Big bands;
    • Female band leaders were not common in the first quarter of the 1900s, but Bobbie Grice and her Brick Tops had a big following nation-wide. A big part of that was her band's musical talent and another part was, of course, the unique fact that they...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK