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    • Electric Car

    • Automobiles; Transportation
    • The only information we have is a note written by Harry Lemen concerning this picture. "Electric car (Lawrence Smith's). Madison's only one. Parked in front of Weber Home, 712 West Main Street."
    • 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...
    • Tandem Bicycle Riders

    • Bicycles; Transportation
    • The tandem bicycle, often called a bicycle built for two, was most popular in the early 1900's but can still be found on the market today. It was the first mode of transportation that made it acceptable for a lady to ride as a man would--no...
    • Speedwagon

    • Buses; Transportation
    • From the notes of Harry Lemen: "John M. Collins and Old Bus (Red "Speedwagon") waiting for train to come in at Madison Depot. (1978-Wilco Electric Co.) Bus is setting on site of Boys Club."
    • Huntingburg Furniture Company

    • business
    • A photograph in the Jasper Herald of the Huntingburg Furniture Company Plant No. 1 at Eighth and Van Buren Streets in Huntingburg, IN. This building was constructed in 1911. Keywords: building, railway cars, boxcars, men, railroad tracks, car,...
    • Courthouse square, Anderson, Ind.

    • Business districts ; Anderson, Ind. ; Street railroads
    • The first public transportation in Anderson was a street car system drawn by mules. It was replaced in the 1890's by this electric street car system, which eventually grew into the Union Traction Company of Indiana.
    • Ice Wagon-Pearl Packing Company

    • Business enterprises; Transportation; Horse-drawn vehicles
    • Pearl Packing Company was one of the largest pork packing producers in the area and an offshoot of that business was an ice producing plant. In the early to mid 1900s ice wagons plied the streets with huge blocks of ice. Citizens and businesses...
    • Baillytown School, 1921

    • Education; Schools; Children
    • Margaret Larson stands in front of Baillytown School with some of her students in 1921. In the late 19th and 20th centuries, before paved roads and reliable transportation were common, eight small schoolhouses dotted Westchester Township to serve...
    • Ellsworth Dairy float

    • event
    • A photograph in the Jasper Herald of the Ellsworth Dairy float in the Huntingburg centennial parade. Pictured in the back of the truck from left to right: Joe Ellsworth, Tom Ellsworth, Jim Ellsworth. Keywords: float, truck, parade, ice cream...
    • Ice on the River

    • Ice; Transportation; Tobacco; Rivers; Ohio River
    • Before the locks and dams were built along the Ohio, a frozen river and ice build-up were big problems for navigation. This happened often. It was said that farmers in Trimble County, Kentucky, waited for the river to freeze so they could drive...
    • Indiana State Board of Health Bulletin, March 1905

    • Indiana; Accidents, Railroad; Age-specific death rate; Air Pollution, Indoor; Arlington; Automobiles; Basements; Burn Injuries; Cable Cars (Streetcars); Carbolic Acid; Carpets; Carroll County; Case Reports; Cause-specific mortality rate; Cisterns;...
    • Abstract of mortality statistics for March 1905 p. 25 / Summary of morbidity and mortality in March p. 26 / Smallpox p. 26 / Tuberculosis p. 26 / Typhoid fever p. 26 / Pneumonia p. 26 / Deaths by violence p. 26 / A sad story p. 26 / Pullman car...
    • Indiana State Board of Health Bulletin, February 1903

    • Indiana; Accidents, Railroad; Age-specific death rate; Alum; Anti-Vaccination; Asphyxia; Atkinson, Dr.; Barbers; Barbershops; Bichloride; Blackford County; Breast Milk; Burn Injuries; Cable Cars (Streetcars); Carbolic Acid; Cats; Cause-specific...
    • Abstract of mortality statistics for February, 1903 p. 13 / Disease prevalence in February p. 14 / Smallpox in February p. 14 / Tuberculosis in February p. 14 / Deaths from violence p. 14 / Recent sanitary legislation in Indiana p. 14 / As to...
    • Vol 04 No 07 1902, Indiana State Board of Health

    • Indiana; Adams County; Age-Specific Death Rate; Alcohol; Allen County; Anti-Vaccination; Bartenders; Bence, Dr.; Biro, Father Michael; Boranda, Oscar V.; Brayton, A.W; Camphor; Carbolic Acid; Cause-Specific Mortality Rate; Charlottesville;...
    • Abstract of mortality statistics for July, 1902 p. 73 / Disease prevalence in July p. 74 / Smallpox in July p. 74 / Smallpox epidemic at Knightstown P. 74 / Table showing status of smallpox in Indiana for the first six months of 1900, 1901, and...

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