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    • Dunes purchase

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. The first purchase of Dunes State Park on September 2, 1925. Governor Jackson and W.P. Gleason stood together on the highest point of Mount Jackson. Governor Jackson presented Gleason with a cane for commemoration. ...
    • Governor Jackson and family

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. The first purchase of Indiana Dunes State Park on September 2, 1925. Governor Jackson and his family pose on the Dunes shore in front of the Governor's cottage. The cottage is seen 150 feet behind them overlooking the...
    • Governor Jackson and household

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson with family and household members at their cottage on Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes State Park. Governor Jackson and family vacationed at the Lake in August 1925. This photograph is part of the album...
    • Deed presentation

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Ed Jackson presented the deed of the first purchase of Indiana Dunes State Park to W.A. Guthrie, Chairman of the State Conservation Board and Custodian of Indiana Dunes State Park. This photograph is part of...
    • Indiana flag on Mount Green

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. John O. Bowers, Gary Attorney, presented the deed of 106 acres to Everett L. Gardner, Chairman of the Dunes Park Purchasing Committee. The first purchase of duneland for Indiana Dunes State Park included Mount Green. ...
    • Presentation of Deed

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Everett L. Gardner, Chairman of the Dunes State Park Purchasing Committee, presented to Governor Ed Jackson the deed to 106 acres of duneland. This was the first purchase for Indiana Dunes State Park, September 2,...
    • Reading the Dunes deed

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson read the deed for the first purchase of 106 acres for Indiana Dunes State Park while John O. Bowers examined the check for $32,034.00. This photograph is part of the album "First Purchase of the Dunes."
    • Dunes first purchase check

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson presented John O. Bowers a check for $32,034.00 in payment for the first purchase of 106 acres of duneland for Indiana Dunes State Park. This photograph is part of the album "First Purchase of the...
    • Kiwanis Club proclamation

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Mr. T.A. Gottschalk stood on Mount Green reading a proclamation issued September 29, 1922, by the Indiana State Kiwanis in favor of the Indiana Dunes State Park. In photograph (left to right): T.A. Gottschalk, W.P....
    • Governor Jackson address on Mount Green

    • Beaches; Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. Governor Jackson, on top Mount Green, delivered an address to the members of the Conservation Department and the Indiana Dunes State Park Purchasing Committee. He requested speedy action of the succeeding purchases of...
    • Matthews carvers in mill

    • Employees--Stone carvers; Stone carving--Friezes; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • While certain stoneworkers engaged themselves in the backbreaking work--from hoisting and cutting to transport--normally associated with the limestone industry, others found work as cutters and carvers. This image depicts one such group working on...
    • Exterior view of an early limestone mill

    • Employees; Limestone mills; Quarries and quarrying; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • In this exterior shot of an early limestone mill, several figures can be seen posing in front of the workshops in the background. Stacked stone in the gang saws inside bar on the left onto diamond saw, which were inverted for the planer.
    • Abraham Lincoln's travels

    • Historic People and Figures;
    • Black and White Photograph. This monument is located in front of the Grandview Public Library of Spencer County, Indiana. It is believed Lincoln used to haul hoop-poles to Rockport, Indiana. One time while hauling poles, Lincoln was stung and a...
    • Ray Carlson

    • Historic People and Figures; Naturalist Services;
    • Color Photograph. Picture of Ray Carlson, former IN Dept. of Natural Resources Park Naturalist, taken during interpretive naturalist training session held at McCormick's Creek State Park.
    • Letter from Fred Matthews to Roger Morigi, 1985

    • Limestone Industry--Printed ephemera; Matthews Brothers Stone Company
    • Fred Matthews sent this letter to Roger Morigi, one the nations premier stone carvers who carved many of the elaborate figures for the Cathedral, on April 24, 1985, following the 1984 release of the film "Stone Carvers" about the stoneworkers of...
    • Shop Notes 1920

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Showers Brothers Furniture Factory (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- History; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County;...
    • Newsletter created for and by employees of the Showers Brothers Company, a furniture manufacturer in Bloomington, Indiana. Covers topics on worker safety, entertainment, recreation, and local and personal news.
    • Shop Notes 1919

    • Monroe County (Ind.) -- History; Bloomington (Ind.) -- History; Showers Brothers Furniture Factory (Bloomington, Ind.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Indiana -- Bloomington -- History; Business enterprises -- Indiana -- Monroe County;...
    • Newsletter created for and by employees of the Showers Brothers Company, a furniture manufacturer in Bloomington, Indiana. Covers topics on worker safety, entertainment, recreation, and local and personal news.

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