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    • Atlas Powder Company wooden box

    • Atlas Powder Company; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Explosives; Mine tools; Wooden boxes;
    • An Atlas Powder Company wooden box used as packaging for the high explosives produced and marketed by the company.
    • 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...
    • Zackheim, E.D. Mr. and Mrs. 1920-12-20

    • Christmas;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/20/1920. Says that the Jewish Woman's Socialist League of Rochester, New York is sending Eugene V. Debs a Christmas box containing nuts, cigarettes, chocolate, tobacco, lemon drops, chewing gum, figs, a toothbrush,...
    • Tamping bar

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Mine tools;
    • The tamping bar was used to pack black powder poured into a drilled blasting hole; the scoop was used to remove loose coal from the hole.
    • Drilling equipment

    • Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Coal-mining machinery; Drilling and boring machinery; Mine tools; Augers;
    • Multiple views of a steel drill, drill post, augers, bars, bar guide, hand crank, doweling jig, holder, screws, and clamp used to drill holes for black powder explosives.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Parke County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Annette Dickey's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Terri Dickey. In this account, a group of people see a hitchhiker and decide to pick him up. They ask him where he would like to go, but he did not reply....
    • Normal Advance 1909

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Normal Advance 1915

    • 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.
    • Weavers shuttle

    • Weaving;Scales;Rifles;Shoemakers;Shoemaking;Candlesticks;Candles;Ammunition
    • Three typed pages which contain the descriptions of: a weavers shuttle, and old steelyard, an old rifle, a flint lock rifle, an ancient powder horn and bullet pouch, home made lasts and wooden shoe pegs, a seam setter used by pioneer bootmaker and...
    • Fontanet, Indiana, Nevins Township

    • Vigo County (Ind.); City & town life -- Indiana -- Fontanet; Mine explosions -- Indiana -- Vigo County; Fontanet (Ind.)
    • Seven typed pages consisting of a cover page, bibliography, and five page report on the industry in and history, location, and population of Fontanet, including coal mining in the town and the 1907 explosion at the Laflin and Rand Powder Mill.
    • Bookends

    • History
    • Photograph of the large concrete structures referred to as bookends which remained on the site after the July 1942 construction of a smokeless powder plant began, but was halted in November.

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