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    • 19. Carworks

    • Architecture; Industry; Railroads
    • The American Car Company was a major employer in Clark County from the mid 1800's through the early decades of the 1900's. The business built the cars for trolley's and railroad stock. Beside the sheds, there were a number of buildings that...
    • 1927-1928 Bloomington City Directory

    • Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Addresses -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Advertisements -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Churches -- Indiana -- Monroe County; Cities and towns -- Indiana -- Monroe...
    • A List of Inhabitants, Their Residence and Occupation, A Classified Commercial Directory, A Complete Directory of Householders Arranged by Streets and Consecutive Numbers on Houses; A complete record of churches, schools, secret and benevolent...
    • 207. Citizens National Bank

    • Banks; Banking Industry
    • The front first floor facade of teh Citizens National Bank is shown in this 1897 photography of the Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana bank.. The stone or marble front had two entrances, one cated, the other opened with a center wintdow. All...
    • 223. The Flood of 1884 Newspaper Article

    • Floods; Disasters; Newspapers; Advertisements;
    • This slide contains a brief article on the Ohio River Flood of 1884 from the February 20, 1897 Supplement to the Jeffersonville Evening News. There are also a variety of advertisements from Jeffersonville merchants for the year 1897 including: G....
    • 228. Tornado of 1890.

    • Disasters; Tornadoes; Advertisements; Newspapers;
    • A brief article on the 1890 Tornado that damaged Jeffersonville, Indiana appears in the March 6, 1897 Supplement to the Jeffersonville News. There are advertisements from 1897 that appear alongside the article.
    • 238. Early Clark County Hospitals

    • Hospitals; Health care; Education
    • Two early hospitals are pictured in this image. The one to the left, Mercy Hospital, has a ground level floor with side entrances built of limestone, the main entrance, with a magnificent limestone entrance, required climbing steps to it's 2nd...
    • 249. Spring Street, looking south

    • Education; Commercial streets
    • A photograph of downtown Jeffersonville. Spring Street was and is a commercial hub of the city. This image is looking south towards the Ohio River. It shows the dirt streets with trolley tracks. The open gutters that some businesses have laid...
    • 253. Landwehr & Ehalt Carriage Factory

    • Education; Commercial streets; Transportation; Advertisements; Carriages & Coaches
    • The Carriage and Wagon building firm of Landwehr & Ehalt is the subject of this photograph. The business was located at 15 East Chestnut Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana. When street numbers were changed, sometime between 1897 and 1902, the business...
    • 254. Man with early bicycle

    • Education; Advertisements; Fashion photographs; Bicycles & tricycles
    • This image of a man with an early wooden bicycle was not taken in Clark County, Indiana. It was used as an example of the introduction of this type of transportation to the community and it's growing popularity. Even at the time it was taken,...
    • 256.  Same's Transfer Company

    • Commerce; Education
    • This image shows the F. H. Same Transfer Company. They owned a variety of wagons and did everything from hauling Sunday School children on a picnic to moving household goods to making deliveries of large items for businesses. Pictured in the...
    • 258. N. H. Meyer's Clothing Store, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Clothing Stores
    • The interior of a clothing store in 1897 included wall display and storage cases, long flat glass enclosed table display cases, and tables stacked with folded clothes. At the back is a tall mirror and dressing rooms hiding behind the curtains that...
    • 259.  Murphy Millinery Shop, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Clothing Stores; Millinery
    • This building is unique in that it is in the shape of a parallelogram. The two story brick building has a flat roof, store front display windows across the two sides that are visible and an awning over the Millinery shop. The entrance at one end...

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