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    • Limestone quarrying; Kilns; Industry;
    • A photograph of one of the kilns used for purifying lime in Utica, Indiana during the later part of the 19th century.
    • 216. Editorial, 1878

    • Courthouses; Propaganda
    • The moving of the Clark County Seat from Charlestown, Indiana to Jeffersonville, Indiana produced argumentative editorials on both sides of the issue. This slide is a sample of a circular passed around the county in 1878.
    • 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...
    • 243. Horse Car

    • Transportation; Horses; Banks; Education
    • The image shows the First National Bank on East Market Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana in the background. In the foreground is the No. 2 Horse Trolley hitched to two horses and riding on its rails The driver appears in the picture, but it is not...
    • 244. Watson Railroad Station

    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Transportation
    • Men and boys gather at the Watson, Indiana railroad station. In the foreground you can see the males, a mixture of Railroad employees and the curious. A locomotive and train stands a the rear left. The small Railroad Station is at the rear right...
    • 245. The Dinky Railroad, circa 1890

    • Railroads; Railroad Stations; Transportation; Education
    • Photograph showing a small locomotive on the left and a man, possibly the conductor, looking at what appears to be a schedule. The New Albany Railroad station is on the right. The one-storey, red brick and limestone station is set up from the...
    • 250. Spring Street, looking north

    • Education; Commercial streets; Banks; Business districts
    • Looking north on Spring Street, we see the commercial buildings of the city starting with the First National Bank on the northeast corner of Spring and Market. This image includes quite a few men going about their business. Hanging in the center,...
    • 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...
    • 260. Snider Livery, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Stables
    • Snider Livery Stable opened in 1894, three years before this picture was taken. The image shows Mr. Joe Snider holding one horse steady and a open buggy hitched to another horse and ready to go, with the customer at the reins. The building is a...
    • 261. Interior First National Bank, 1897

    • Education; Banks; Commerce
    • The insides of the first National Bank are included in these photographs. A large circular teller's desk takes up most of the picture The marble counter is topped by a rounded teller's cage with decorative spires at the top. The window has fenced...
    • 263. Frank's Dry Goods Store, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Commercial Streets; Dry Goods stores
    • The dry goods store of H. Monroe Frank stood at 116 (now 355) Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Indiana. The image shows the two story brick Victorian Mr. Frank had built. Above the main floor display windows is a center bow front window with a...
    • 266. Carr's Coal Yards, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Coal; Industry
    • This image features four horse and wagons, complete with drivers, one wagon with some type of mechanical equipment on board. To the left are several large piles of coal with some type of wooden triangle that is probably used for dividing coal piles...
    • 267. City Roller Mills, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Industry; Mills
    • Owned by Jacob and Conrad Eberts, the City Roller Mills pictured here was capable of producing 200 barrels of flour a day at full production. The mill is three stories tall with a full basement, a granary, small outbuildings, and a train track...
    • 268. The Bee Hive Furniture Store, 1897

    • Commerce; Education; Moving & Storage trade; Furniture stores; Commercial streets
    • The Bee Hive Furniture Store offered a variety of goods and services. The owner, John S. McCauley, of the three-story building on Spring street offered not only furniture, but also carpets, awning, oilcloths, storage, an auction house and a moving...

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