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    • Letter from John W. Riggle to Mr. J.G. Dorsey, June 25, 1944.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy; Italy--Description and travel; Fishing; Dynamite; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter)
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Smith Letter from James, 16 Apr 1945

    • United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; Japanese; Food; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Philippine Islands
    • James is in the Philippines. He just got over blood poisoning. He has been commisioned a 2nd Lt. He also received a Purlple Heart for a shrapnel wound in the hip. The Japanese are keeping them busy. He describes the fishing they do with TNT. He...
    • Mrs. Schenbeck tells historical society-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924; Porter, Jeannette 1867-1977; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926; Schenbeck, Mary "Mamie" Hawbaker, 1888-1992; Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.); Limberlost Swamp (Ind.)
    • Compare this photograph with 20092061-large, entitled, Fishing for minnows. The photographs may have been taken the same day. Gene loved the out of doors and would often talk of the beauty of snaky rail fences.
    • Fishing for minnows

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Stratton-Porter, Jeannette, 1887-1977
    • Margaret Day Briggs, a close friend of Gene's wrote that mother and daughter spent much time together, sharing interests. (20091083-large-2) Through Gene's writings we learn that Jeannette often occupied her mother to the woods, and both parents on...
    • Fishing from a boat

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Porter, Charles D., 1850-1926;
    • Two gentlemen participate in the leisure pastime of fishing. One gentleman, who appears to be Charles Porter, is poling the boat on the river. Because this photo is included with the group of photographs from Michigan, and because of presence of...
    • Relaxing at the Bass Hotel

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Hotels; Vacations; Lakes & ponds; Leisure;
    • The Bass Hotel on the west side of Bass Lake, was a very popular vacation site for visitors in the early 1900's. It provided boating, fishing, swimming, and lots of relaxation. It burned several times and was rebuilt at least twice.
    • Fish Hatchery on Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Fishing; Lakes & ponds; Fish hatcheries;Purdue University
    • In 1912 the Bass Lake Businessmen & Anglers Society built a pond on the site of the future state fish hatchery and began raising fish for stocking the lake. By 1913 the Bass Lake Fish Hatchery was operated and maintained by the State of Indiana. In...
    • Cranberry Point on Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Boats; Lakes & ponds; Vacations; Fishing;
    • Cranberry Point is located on the east side of Bass Lake and was once the home of the Bass Lake Country Club. The Country Club was built in 1890. In 1933 a gentleman named Ced White reopened the club as Camp Gridley. Camp Gridley was a place for...
    • Landing of the Mayflower at Bass Lake

    • Starke County (Ind.) ; Boats; Lakes & ponds; Fishing; Vacations; Piers & wharves; Leisure;water
    • For many years there were commerical boat rides available at Bass Lake and even boats that delivered vacationers to their hotels from a railroad spur that existed. Many people from northern Indiana and Illinois used these modes of transportation...
    • Smith Letter from William F. Smith, 23 Sep 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States. Navy--Military life; United States Navy in World War II. War in the Pacific; Peleliu Island (Palau); Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown; Prisoners...
    • William is at Peleliu Island. He talks about the DuPont plant in Charlestown. Frank's tobacco crop wasn't so good. He asked about Frank's squirrel hunting and would like to join him. He says he gets to fish. They use hand grenades in the ocean to...
    • Smith Letter from Ernest, 27 Mar 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
    • Ernest talks about getting home faster. He remembers fishing back home and fishing just isn't the same on this island in the Pacific. He gets to swim but not in the ocean. The Powder Plant is expanding in Charlestown. Beer and coke are rationed but...

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