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    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Remembering Glenn article

    • Dresses; Evening gowns; Suits (Clothing); Band musicians; Bands; Men; Women; Teenagers; Gymnasiums;
    • Black and white newspaper article about Glenn High School. It features three pictures, the largest from prom with the prom goers dressed in formal wear in the Mayflower Room of the Terre Haute House. The top right is the Glenn gymnasium after a...
    • Binkley coal mine (Vermillion County, Ind.) newspaper clipping on Joe Marcinko

    • Binkley Mining Company (Vermillion County, Ind.); Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Obituaries; Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Black and white scan which is a newspaper clipping of an unknown source reporting on the death of Binkley Coal Mine # 1 worker Joe Marcinko. According to the article, Joe Marcinko was working as a shot firer (a worker who inserts explosive...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Interviews;
    • Color scan which is a collection of newspaper clippings from the Terre Haute Tribune, related to a mining accident at the Crown Hill Mine #6 on December 31st (year unknown). The article includes a recounting of the accident from one of the trapped...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Dave Hall about the Gypsy Queen in Marshall, Illinois. According to Hall, Marshall, Illinois, was home to many gypsies. When the last Gypsy Queen died, she was buried there. Now gypsies from all over come there...
    • Powder mill explosion

    • Powder kegs; Ordnance industry; Explosions; Fire; Magazines (Military buildings);
    • One typed page describing an explosion at the powder mill at Dorner, two miles southeast of Newport, Indiana. Henry Griffin, De Soto Biggs, George Mayhew, and Berkley Mayhew were killed in the explosion. John Potts was knocked down by the...
    • Bridgeton Covered Bridge, Parke County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Parke County; Bridgeton Covered Bridge (Parke County, Ind.); Arson; Mills;
    • Photograph of the remains of Bridgeton Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1868 by J. J. Daniels and crossed the Big Raccoon Creek. The bridge was destroyed by arsonist on April 28, 2005.
    • Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge, Parke County, Indiana

    • Covered bridges -- Indiana -- Parke County; Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge (Parke County, Ind.); Corn; Roads; Utility poles;
    • Photograph of the road leading to the remains of Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge in Parke County, Indiana. The bridge was built in 1915 by J. A. Britton and crossed the Big Raccoon Creek. It was destroyed by arson April 2, 2002.
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article from the Terre Haute Tribune. The newspaper article, titled “Survivors Tell Terror Tale Of Hours In Mine: Hope Almost Abandoned As Air Gives Out And Fire Bars Way; Prayers Of 19 Men Finally Answered”, covers a mine...
    • Crown Hill coal mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County;
    • Scan of a newspaper article of an unknown source. The article covers a mine accident at the Crown Hill mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. Above the photograph is, "As First Mine Fire Survivor Was Rescued".
    • Crown Hill Coal Mine #6, Clinton, Indiana

    • Crown Hill Mine No. 6 (Vermillion County, Ind.); Clinton Coal Company (Clinton, Ind.); Coal mine accidents -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Interviews;
    • Scan of a newspaper clipping from the Terre Haute Tribune, that related to a mining accident that occurred on December 31st (year unknown) at Crown Hill Mine #6 near Clinton, Indiana. This document is a continuation of the article titled...

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