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    • The Indiana Boys' School Herald

    • Schools; Reformatories; Juvenile delinquents; Plainfield (Ind.); Newspapers; Vocational education; Prisons;
    • The Indiana Boys' School Herald newspaper chronicled daily life at the Indiana Boys' School, a juvenile vocational and reform school located in Plainfield, Indiana.
    • 01. Rescue boat, 1914

    • Floods
    • A rowboat floats on the flooded streets of Jeffersonville. Two individuals sit in the bow of the boat. To the left of the picture are several homes. beyond is a picket fence that was no threat to the flood waters. Debris floats in the water.
    • 10. Introduction to Surveying

    • Education; Camps
    • In this image students are using math skills with their Social Studies teacher to learn how math is used in surveying property. Here students hold lines, the tripod, sticks, and the other tools of surveying. Mr. Byars points to a measurement on the...
    • 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...
    • 115. Indian Nations of Indiana

    • Maps; Indigenous peoples
    • This picture shows the location of various Indian Nations in the Northwest Territory, and specifically the area known as Indiana. Ada Louise Duckwall and Otho Winger created this map for his book, The Last of the Miamis.
    • 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...
    • 126. Jonathan Jennings

    • Governors
    • The first state governor of Indiana is shown in this slide. He is a young man in this portrait. Attired in the time period of the early 1800's, he wears a with cravat/tie under a dark coat. The text under the picture says that it was photographed...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 145. Thomas Posey

    • Governors
    • From a photographed page in an unknown source book. A miniature portrait handing on a nail. The subject of the portrait is Thomas Posey. He is dressed in the style of the late 1700's and is obviously well-to-do from his clothes and general...
    • 15. Mr. Stephen Byars

    • Education; Reading
    • Pictured are two students with Mr. Stephen Byars. This picture also shows the cafetorium tables and chairs original to the school building. The lights in the distance are the reflection of light off of the lockers on the far side of the cafeteria.
    • 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.
    • 154. Indiana Reformatory South

    • Prisons; Reformatories
    • Pictured is large building in the gothic revival style of architecture. It housed the Indiana Prison South, later the Indiana Reformatory South. There are numerous observation towers and buildings on the campus. The front entrance and one of the...
    • 155. Tunnel Mill

    • Mills; Water Mills; Sawmills
    • A picture of the Tunnel Mill works in Charlestown. Built in 1814, the building stands at least three stories tall. The bottom levels were built of stone and the upper of wood. There are windows on each side, providing for ventilation. The building...
    • 156. Falls Cities Map, 1855

    • Maps; Roads; Railroads
    • The image shows how the Falls cities area has grown since the early 1800's. There are many more houses, businesses, and laid out tracts of land than in previous maps. The large overlaid arrow points out the location of the Old Plank Road, the first...
    • 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....

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