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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.
    • 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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