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    • Album : Vermillion County

    • Autographs; Friendship; Happiness; Reminiscing; Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918
    • Nine typed pages; an album of phrases contributed by Mrs. Ora Doyle's friends. Entries from C.M.M., A. Bishop, Emer Bryan, Ella Palles, Amelia Kreis, Allie Wood, Charles W. Fairbanks, Hutton James, Etta, Helen Scheurman, George Modlin, J.T....
    • Architecture

    • Architecture; Post offices; Hospitals; Libraries; Churches; Orphanages; Courthouses; Missions; Schools; Educational facilities; Gymnasiums; Banks; Buildings;
    • Five typed pages describing the architecture of major buildings in Vermillion County, Indiana. Mrs. Ora Doyle and G. Edward Gingham were references. Buildings include the post office, Vermillion County Hospital, Clinton Public Library, the Roman...
    • Briar Hill Mine ghost

    • Mining; Miners; Coal miners; Coal; Coal mining;
    • One typed page describing a ghost in Briar Hill Mine. The ghost was the ghost of John Lennox. Included in the description is a story by Mr. Shorter. Mr. T.L. Kibby was a reference.
    • Cayuga, Indiana

    • City & town life; Cities & towns; Mills; Railroads; Brick industry; Food industry; Post offices; Masonic buildings; Grocery stores; Cafes; General stores; Variety stores; Barbershops; Morgues & mortuaries; Public utilities; Hardware stores;...
    • Four types pages describing Cayuga, located in Vermillion County, Indiana. The population of Cayuga was 968. Includes a brief history, and information about the local businesses, schools, churches and buildings. People named include: Osonimon...
    • Collett Home

    • Orphanages; Orphans; Children;
    • Two typed pages describing the Collettt Home, an orphanage in Vermillion County, Indiana. Mrs. Lee Porter was a reference. The home was founded by Professor John Collett and Jesephus Collet. It was opened by Charles W. Ward and originally...
    • Daring robbery at Newport in 1870

    • Robberies; Criminals; Criminal investigations; Money;
    • Three typed pages describing a robbery in Newport in 1870. Harry White, son of Orville J. White relates the story his father played in recovering half of the money. Orville J. White was the brother of Dr. C.M. White. Orville chased the men to...
    • Destruction by dynamiters

    • Bombings; Dynamite; Railroads; Churches; Terrorists; Terrorism; Catholic churches;
    • Two typed pages describing the bombing of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Clinton, Indiana, in November of 1909. Father Maher was the priest for the church at the time of the bombing. The article also mentions the bombing of the piers...
    • Great slaughter of animals

    • Frontier & pioneer life; Pioneers; Hunting; Contests; Wolf hunting; Wolves; Fox hunting; Foxes; Crows; Raccoon hunting; Raccoons; Minks; Squirrels; Chipmunks;
    • One typed page describing hunting animals in the pioneer days of Vermillion County, Indiana. There was a contest to hunt animals, and wolves, foxes, crows, raccoons, and minks were given more credit than other animals. Squirrels and chipmunks...
    • Grondyke Cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Daughters of the American Revolution; Soldiers;
    • Two typed pages describing the Grondyke Family Cemetery. References include Mrs. Ora Doyle. Grondyke members in this cemetery include Samuel Grondyke, father of John Grondyke, and Lucetia Rappley Grondyke and her husband John Grondyke. Lucetia...
    • Grondyke Home in Eugene, Indiana

    • Dwellings; Historic buildings;
    • Two typed pages describing the house of the Grondyke family in Eugene, Indiana. The Grondyke family was one of the first pioneer families in Vermillion County. John Grondyke was the current resident. The house was built by S. S. Collett and...
    • Harrison crosses State Road #32

    • Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Tippecanoe, Battle of, Ind., 1811; Historical markers;
    • One typed page describing attempts to find a place for a marker describing Harrison's march to Tippecanoe. Merton Knowles helped Alice Wright attempt to find this place.
    • Hill Crest Community Center

    • Community centers; Sunday schools; United Society of Christian Endeavor; Boy Scouts of America; Girl Scouts of the United States of America; United States -- Works Progress Administration
    • Two typed pages describing Hill Crest Community Center, and the activities that take place there. Hill Crest Community Center is in Clinton, Indiana. Miss Elizabeth Pfander was the superintendent, and the center was organized by Rev. Poppa. ...
    • Home of Mrs. Helen M. Krekler

    • Matthews, Claude, 1845-1898; Whitcomb, James, 1795-1852; Historic buildings; Dwellings
    • Five typed pages describing the Krekler family home in Clinton, Indiana. Emaline Hurlow, a reporter for the Daily Clintonian, was a reference. The house was owned by Governor James Whitcomb and Govenor Claude Matthews. The study contains two...

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