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    • Miss Anderson (Airplane)

    • Airplanes
    • "Miss Anderson", a swallow-type biplane, was the first plane manufactured by the Anderson Aircraft Company after Orin Welch became owner in 1928. In addition to airplane manufacture, Welch owned the Welch Field and an aviation school.
    • Catalogue No. 42

    • Awnings -- Catalogs; Tents -- Catalogs; Evansville (Ind.); Trade literature
    • Illustrated catalog of awnings, tents and covers of all kinds manufactured by the Anchor Supply company. Includes descriptions of various types of tents and awnings along with the hardware and instructions for installation and use.
    • High Wheel Bicycle

    • Bicycles; Transportation
    • The young fellow Harry Lemen describes as "the Cox Boy" is riding a high wheeler in front of Rousch's Book Store on Main Street. This type of bicycle was first mass manufactured in the 1880s and enjoyed only limited popularity. It is easy to see...
    • Prest-O-Lite Women's Basketball Team

    • Brownsburg, Indiana
    • Prest-O-Lite Women's Basketball Team around 1906-1917. Prest-O-Lite manufactured headlamps for autos. Located in Speedway, Indiana. Founded by James. A. Allison and Carl G. Fisher, both of Indianapolis 500 fame. It is likely that this was an...
    • Pierce Governor Company

    • Factories
    • Pierce Governor was founded in Anderson in 1913 and named for George Pierce. They manufactured speed control governors for agricultural machinery and, later, the auto industry. Pierce Governor's factor was located on Ohio Avenue between Columbus...
    • Remy Electric Co., Anderson, Ind.

    • Factories ; Anderson, Ind. ; Delco-Remy
    • Remy Electric Company was born from a home wiring business started by Frank and Perry Remy in 1896. In 1901, they incorporated as Remy Electric. They manufactured magnetos, a precursor of the battery, for automobiles. In 1911, the brothers sold...
    • Ward Stilson Company Building, Anderson, Ind.

    • Fraternal lodge regalia manufacturers ; Factories; Anderson, Ind.
    • The Ward Stilson Company came to Anderson from Ohio during the Gas Boom Era. They manufactured lodge regalia and developed a successful line of women's dresses called Maisonette Frocks. The company went out of business in the 1950's. This was...
    • Erie Stone Company

    • Limestone quarrying; Abandoned buildings; Trucks
    • The Erie Stone company was organized February 27, 1906 with offices at Vert, Ohio, and operations were started one and one-half miles east of the Huntington county courthouse on the Anthony A. Weber farm. In 1912 the offices were moved to Toledo,...
    • Shop Notes 1927

    • 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.

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