Civil War, U. S., 1861-1865; Correspondence; Fortune telling; Love-letters; American Civil War, letters and diaries; Military life
Ernest Schleicher, a soldier in Company I 38th Regiment Indiana Infantry, wrote letters home during the Civil War to Harriet Jackson of New Providence, Indiana. Ernest mustered in as a private in 1861 and was discharged in 1865 as a sergeant. These...
Election poll books; Voter lists; Henryville (Ind.); Monroe Township (Clark County, Ind.)
These are 3 election poll books from 1863, 1865, and 1867 that list voters and candidates for the Henryville Precinct in Monroe Township, Clark County, Indiana. The pages are large and were orginally sewn together in the middle with a cord.
Floods; flood; Indiana; Evansville; Region; Pictorial; works
1937 Ohio Flood Service "medal" was presented to the Boy Scouts of Troop 13, Henderson, KY for outstanding service in assisting the Red Cross efforts. The C.W.M. refers to the First Class Scout, Charles W. Manion
Steamboats; Riverboats; Marks and Benson; ice gorge; Steamboat accidents
The "Loucinda" was built in 1910 and was one of the casualties of the 1918 ice gorge that claimed several boats in Cincinnati. The inscription says, "Marks and Benson, American Boy excursion to Fern Grove, July 13, 1910.
The inscription on the old picture reads, "Madison & Milton Ferry Landing--1908." The landing at Madison and the ferryboat, "Trimble" looked much like this during the winter of 1917 and 1918 when some of the worst weather of the century hit much...
The Peter Pan Room was designed for children to use. Note the national flags hanging from the pipes as a decoration and the reading benches by the fireplace. At this time, the Peter Pan Room was located in the east wing of the Carnegie building...