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    • Vincennes Home Improvement Co.

    • Bonnewitz, Elis; Redfern, Herbert; Men; Automobiles; Business people; Stores & shops; Vincennes Home Improvement Company (Vincennes, Ind.);
    • Photograph of ten men standing in the back of Vincennes Home Improvement Company in the 1950s. The building was located at 7th and Hart in Vincennes, Indiana. The third man from the right is Elis Bonnewitz, and the fourth man from the right is...
    • Gas station

    • Clinton (Ind.); Automobile service stations; Gasoline; Gasoline prices; Gasoline pumps; Gasoline tanks; Automobiles;
    • View of a gas station that was on Main Street between the Speed Grill and the railroad tracks. There is a man washing the windshield of the truck at the gas pump. The picture was taken sometime in the 1950's.
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mules; Mining equipment;
    • This video depicts underground coal mining in the 1950s at the Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The video illustrates mining techniques, equipment, tools, people, vehicles, structures, and livestock.
    • Courtesy Count Down

    • Courtesy books; Etiquette for men; College students
    • Booklet given to Rose Polytechnic students in 1950s outlining proper etiquette, manners, and courtesy expected of young men. Topics include introductions, letter writing, dining, escorting the ladies, the receiving line, campus courtesy and care...
    • HOPE Vol. 6 No. 1 fall 2010

    • Religion; Religious communities; Religious education; Religious facilities; Religious groups; Religious orders; Sisters of Providence (Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Ind.); Single women; Women; Women college students; Women's education; Feminism; Guerin,...
    • A magazine dedicated to sharing the mission, spirituality and ministries of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
    • Booker T. Washington School, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • African Americans; African American children; School children; Suits (clothing); Booker T. Washington School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Photograph of the presentation of the first class certification to Booker T. Washington School in Terre Haute, Indiana. Wayne Watson was the Superintendent of Schools and Allen Parks was the principal of Booker T. Washington.
    • Clinton on the Wabash

    • Clinton (Ind.) -- History; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; City & town life; African Americans; Steamboats; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Railroads; Economic & industrial aspects; Coal miners -- Indiana --...
    • Contents: Steamboat era (1800-1861); Clinton and the Civil War (1861-1865); Railroads bring growth (1870-1900); Starting a new century (1900-1920); Clinton, 1912; Short histories of businesses (1900-1925); Boom times, 1920's; Coal-mining; Roller...
    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.)

    • Big Oak Coal Mine (Blanford, Ind.); Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mules; Mining equipment;
    • This video depicts underground coal mining in the 1950s at the Big Oak Coal Mine in Vermillion County, Indiana. The video illustrates mining techniques, equipment, tools, people, vehicles, structures, and livestock. Contemporary narration provides...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Joshua Schultz's transcribed interview of Kathlyn Dinkel about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Dinkel, the face in the wall was a big draw for students in the 1950s and 1960s.
    • French Orphan Home (Patoka, Ind)

    • French Orphan Home (Patoka, Ind.); Orphanages -- Indiana -- Patoka
    • Hand written ledger of the French Orphan Home with entries from 1895 to 1948. The information that could be given is name of child, name of parent, date of admission, and name of person apprenticed to, date of apprenticeship and remarks. The book...

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