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    • 321. 1903 City Directory page

    • Advertisements; Business enterprises
    • One page of the 1903 Jeffersonville (Clark County, Indiana) city directory is seen in this image. There are three columns. A long vertical column for advertisements written perpendicular to the bottom of the page is saved for advertisements. Two...
    • 517. Fort Farm

    • Agriculture
    • Photograph showing a flat area on the top of the ridge. There is speculation that this might have been an area for farming for residents of the ancient fort.
    • 70. 347 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets; Floods; Candy
    • The home of Schimpff's Candy Store in 2015. in later half of the 1800's, this housed the Schimpff's Stationary Store. The store evolved over time to carry more than office and stationary, to include school textbooks, blank books and the candy...
    • 67. 310 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building opened with Schwartz's Dry Goods Company in the ground floor in the 1890's. In 1982, it was the location of Finn's Carpet & Linoleum Store. In 2015, Horner's Novelty Store occupies the premises.
    • 73. 409 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building's purpose was far different from that of it's 1982 use as David's Style Shop for women's clothing. This was opened by the Nanz family as the Nanz Saloon. There were many stories told in the Jeffersonville Evening News of the...
    • 74. 414 and 416 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • These two buildings have been on Spring Street since the 1880's. 414 was originally the saloon of Andrew Kilgus. 414 is the building on the right. 416, the building on the left, was the drugstore of J. A. Graham. In 1983, the two buildings had...
    • 76. 426 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • In 1905 this was the site of J. C. Rescher's Racket Store. The building had been built between 1880 and 1890 in the Italianate style. A Nature's Pantry Natural Food Store was on the site in 1983.
    • 77. 519 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building opened in the late 1800's in a truncated from from how it appears now. It's first purpose was as Sally B. (Mrs. S. J. B.) Murphy's Millinery store. The building was added to sometime after 1905, and the new addition became Heuser...
    • 71. 354 Spring Street

    • Architecture; Education; Commerce; Commercial streets
    • This building had a very typical Victorian functional commercial entrance. The first floor was the site of Lewman & Company Wholesale grocery story and showcases its goods in wide large front windows, that were blessed with shades on the inside to...
    • 324. Armory, c 1905

    • Architecture; Fraternal lodges
    • The Knights of Pythias Armory housed not only an assembly hall with stage and meeting rooms, but also a rattan and wicker factory in the rear half of the building. The hall was rented out for local theatrical events. The main (front) building is...
    • 322. Carnegie Library, 1903

    • Architecture; Libraries
    • Three people can be seen on the front steps of the new Jeffersonville (Clark County, Indiana) Public Library. The building, with the children's services in the basement would serve the community for 70 years before being replaced by a new structure...
    • 312. C.C. Peel and family

    • Automobiles
    • The image shows. Mr. C. C. Peel at the wheel of his automobile. The driver in this car sat on the right. Seated next to him is his son, Frank. In the back seat to the left is his daughter, Mary, and to the right, his wife, Ophelia. The...
    • 311. Clark County's first automobile

    • Automobiles
    • The image of the first automobile in Clark County was taken on the grounds of the Howard home, now the Howard Steamboat Museum, on Market Street in Jeffersonville. The car, centered in the picture, was a Haynes-Apperson automobile. The car...

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