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    • "G.W. McBride"

    • "G. W. McBride"; Steamboats; Steamboat accidents; "Crown Hill"; "Conqueror"; Timbers; Towboats
    • The "G.W. McBride" was built in 1916 at Elizabeth, Pennsylvania as the "Conqueror". The "Conqueror" was upset in a storm and sank. She was raised, rebuilt, and named the "G.W. McBride" by Captain Birch McBride. She was sold to the Ohio River...
    • A frog in his throat - 1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • "I saw this Blue Heron for myself, hunted him to his favorite feeding grounds alone, and secured these studies of him, which may be the reason I am so especially fond of them. I was located at a small boarding-house on the Inland Route, and with my...
    • A frog in his throat - 2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography;
    • "I saw this Blue Heron for myself, hunted him to his favorite feeding grounds alone, and secured these studies of him, which may be the reason I am so especially fond of them. I was located at a small boarding-house on the Inland Route, and with my...
    • Speedometer 1942 - Newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company, Speed, Indiana

    • Louisville Cement Company (Speed, Ind.); The Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Speed Way (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); The Warning Star (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Louisville...
    • The Speedometer was a monthly or sometimes bi-weekly newsletter of the Louisville Cement Company in Speed, Indiana. The newsletter was focused on safety issues at the plant but also included human interest stories. The Speedometer began publication...
    • Aurelia & Betty Jones

    • newspaper
    • A newspaper article picturing Aurelia Jones holding her daughter, Betty Alice. The caption for the photograph reads: "Mrs. Aurelia Jones recently retired as president of Dubois County unit, American Legion auxiliary, at Jasper. Her small daughter,...
    • Bird feeding time

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography
    • This photograph was used in "Bird Architecture" on page 439 of "Outing Magazine," July 1901, Volume 28. The caption read: "The neatest nests are those of the finches - the goldfinch."
    • Birdseye Christian Church

    • building
    • The caption on the back of the postcard reads: "Christian church - the Birdseye Chrisitan Church was founded and services began in 1905, built on a lot donated by John Borden. It was located 1/2 mile northeast of the present Christian church that...
    • Birdseye General Baptist Church

    • building
    • The caption on the back of the postcard reads: "Baptist Church - the Birdseye general Baptist Church was established during the 1880s. Destroyed by fire in 1944, a new church was rebuilt by the residents of Birdseye and it still stands today."...
    • Birdseye jail

    • building
    • The caption on the back of the postcard reads: "Jail of Birdseye - known as 'lockups,' the Birdseye jail erected in 1885 still stands today. After being moved a few times, the structure attracts historical observers and has been used for many...
    • Birdseye sorghum label

    • business
    • The caption on the back of the postcard reads: "Sorghum label - by the 1900s, sorghum was a very successful business for Birdseye residents. Sent out all over the world, the sorghum was produced by Koerner & Glenn. It was quoted 'When you had...
    • Birdseye train depot

    • transportation
    • The caption on the back of the postcard reads: "Train depot - established in 1882, the Birdseye train depot served many travelers abroad. Today, pillars still stand east of Oak Street, the only remains of the depot after the demise of passenger...
    • Depot and Train

    • Railroad stations; Railroads; Buses; Horses
    • The caption on the picture reads, "Pennsylvania Depot and Hill Climber, Madison, Indiana." Notice the engineer and people waiting to board the train. The old omnibus stands nearby. Photograph taken circa 1900
    • Dick's car

    • transportation
    • The caption on the back of this photograph reads only "Dick's Car." The car is a 1955 Chevy. Taken near the city of Dubois, IN. Keywords: road, car, trees.
    • Dubois garage

    • business
    • A film negative whose caption reads "After the storm February 19, 1967 Dubois garage." This refers to a windstorm that had destroyed the building's facade but was later repaired to match a neighboring building. Keywords: garage, gas pump, building,...
    • Father Bede O'Connor, O.S.B.

    • people
    • Caption reads: The first Benedictine Pastor. Was one of the founders of St. Meinrad Archabby in Perry County and served as pastor in Fulda, Jasper, and Terre Haute. Keywords: pastor, Catholic pastor, portrait, Order of St. Benedict
    • Ferdinand Academy and convent

    • building
    • A photograph from the Ferdinand News as part of the full-page feature on the history of the town of Ferdinand, IN. The caption reads: "The foundations of the Ferdinand academy and convent were laid Aug. 20, 1867 when four Benedictine sisters, were...

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