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    • 02. Lumber and debris, 1914

    • Floods
    • This 1914 slide shows the destruction brought by the 1914 flood. in the foreground are piles of debris. The river floats down the street and in the near distance can be seen one building damaged beyond repair and other damaged buildings.
    • 04. 1914 Flood

    • Floods; Disasters
    • The image shows a stout man rowing a boat. In the bow of the boat sits a woman wearing a long sleeve jacket or coat. In the aft a person reclines with their elbow on the edge of the boat and their head resting against the hand. They are rowing down...
    • 110. George Roger Clark's home

    • Log Cabins
    • This image shows a two story log home with either an ell attached at the back, or a separate kitchen behind the home. Smoke is coming from the chimney. The house itself is perched on top of a bluff overlooking the Ohio River and is high enough for...
    • 111. View of Kentuckiana, c1830

    • Rivers; Paintings
    • The main image crossed the bottom two thirds of the picture. It is a copy of a painting by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the younger (1860-1878), showing the area of Rock Island. The view shows both the Indiana shoreline as it curves, but also the...
    • 121. Early log cabin example

    • Log Cabins
    • This photograph provides an example of a log cabin standing around 1800. Behind and to the right is a flat area cleared of woods and used for planting or grazing as two cows can be seen at the edge closest to the cabin. At the front and left is a...
    • 129. River raft

    • Transportation; Rafts
    • The image shows an example of a river raft, similar to the style of raft that would have been used to transport families from the east along the Ohio River. The logs are lashed together. At the rear of the boat are three oarsmen steering the craft....
    • 130. Flatboat and Keelboats

    • Transportation; Keelboats; Flatboats
    • The image shows a keelboat in the center, with passengers and four men rowing on the one. On the roof a man plays a fiddle and another steers the keelboat. It is not possible to see how many people are on the keelboat to the back and left side of...
    • 132. Flatboat

    • Transportation; Flatboats
    • The image shows a flatboat. There are several steamboats in the background. On the flatboat is a load of kegs. , The central cabin has a slightly curved roof on which rests a rowboat. One steersman stands on the cabin roof, the other on a box in...
    • 133. Indian Bull Boat

    • Boats; Transportation
    • Pictured is a Bull Boat with a round shape to it. Inside can be seen the saplings that comprise the ribs of the boat. The exterior is probably hides. A wooden oar rests inside the boat.
    • 134. Jeffersonville Canal

    • Maps; Canals
    • This 1835 map of the Falls Cities area in its early year is used to show the entry and exit points of a canal that had been built to ease transportation around the falls. The canal ran across Jeffersonville. It fell into disuse and was filled in.
    • 135. Aaron Burr

    • Vice Presidents
    • This slide was taken of a portrait of the former vice-president of the United States, Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr is shown with his hair tied back in a pigtail. He is wearing a neck scarf in the Regency style known as the waterfall. His coat has four...
    • 146. Governor Posey's Home

    • Governors; Historic buildings
    • Sketch by Vawter of a two story home. It was wide with four chimney's stretched across the roof. The two story home was three windows wide on the side by four windows and two doors on the front. The first floor was 1/3 wider than the upper level,...
    • 152. Major Anderson

    • Steamboats; Transportation
    • A side-wheel packet, the Major Anderson, is docked. There is one wooden ramp mid-ships, a small rowboat between her and the shore. Several groups of men stand together at the far right hand side of the picture.
    • 160. Holloway House

    • Historic buildings
    • An older one story building stands, partially obscured by the large trees on the front right hand side of the picture. The house has a centered door and two windows on the left side of the door. There are chimney stacks at either end of the home....
    • 165. Jeffersonville Quartermaster Depot

    • Military depots
    • The image shows the interior courtyard of the United States Army Quartermaster Depot located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The wide pathway used by pedestrians and horse alike led from the front entrance on Tenth Street to the back entrance (shown)....

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