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    • 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...
    • Annual Terre Haute city employee Christmas party

    • Christmas; Christmas decorations; Christmas trees; Women; Women's clothing; Men; Men's clothing; Fire extinguishers; Moose; Shoes; Tile flooring; Tiles;
    • Black and white photograph of a Christmas party in 1948. The picture shows city employees dressed in late 1940's formal wear. Women are wearing dresses and men suits and ties. There are Christmas decorations hanging from the ceiling, a mounted...
    • Farmers National Bank (Princeton, Ind.)

    • Bank buildings; Electric lighting; Murals; Furniture;
    • Interior photograph of the Farmers National Bank in the 1920's. The cashier's counter are in a straight row. There are baskets of flowers in front of the counter. There is a roll top desk beside of the door. There are murals around the ceiling...
    • Scrapbook no. 16

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Scrapbook no. 31

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Civil War: Capt. Philip H. Monninger

    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Monninger, Philip H., 1831-1907; Wine cellars; Wine industry; Social & civic facilities; Social life; Manners & customs;
    • One typed page including portrait; biography of Philip Monninger, owner of winery and builder of eventual "Devil's Den."
    • Gillis Pharmacy, Clinton, Indiana

    • Drugstores; Stores & shops; Women; Men; Gillis Pharmacy (Clinton, Ind.); Cigars; Stationery; Candy; Dry goods stores;
    • Photograph of the interior of Gillis Pharmacy in Clinton, Indiana. Four women and two men stand in the central aisle. Signs hanging from the ceiling marking the Toilet Goods Dept., the Stationery Dept., the Candy Dept. and the Cigar Dept.
    • G.C. Murphy 5 & 10 store

    • Clinton (Ind.); Stores & shops; Counters; Advertising; Ceilings; Merchandise displays; Selling;
    • View of the inside of the G.C. Murphy 5 & 10 store located in Clinton, Indiana in the 1950's. The counters are covered with white cloth, but you can see several different items for sale on display and several advertising signs hanging from the tin...
    • Pieces of our lives : folk arts in Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Oral history; Clinton (Ind.) -- history; Folk art -- Indiana -- Vermillion County; Vermillion County (Ind.) -- Social life and customs; Cookery (Pasta); Italian American women; Cookery, Italian; Mining; Miners; Coal mining; Fishermen; Wood-carving;...
    • Published transcripts of oral history interviews. Includes: Barbara Aimone, first generation American and Italian cook par excellence; Joe Airola, Italian immigrant, coal miner, and sausage maker, the man responsible for the Immigrant Square on...
    • Joe Airola oral history interview

    • Airola, Joe R., 1896-1987; Meat industry; Sausages; Airplane industry; Mining; Coal miners; Coal mining; Immigrants; Oral history;
    • Joe Airola, like many others, immigrated to Clinton to work in the coal mines. Born in 1896 in Italy, he built airplanes in World War I before he came to this country. After working in the mines for 15 years, he started a business making...
    • Lamp, safety

    • Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • Two safety lamps used by coal miners. The safety lamp's enclosed flame is covered by an unpenetrable mesh screen. If the flame dims when the lamp is raised near the ceiling the miner knows that too much gas and not enough oxygen is present in the...
    • Coal miners working underground at an unidentified mine

    • Hagerman, Fred; Coal miners; Shovels; Hammers; Caps (Headgear); Acetylene lamps; Mules; Mine railroad cars -- Indiana -- Sullivan County;
    • Photograph of three coal miners working in an unidentified underground mine. The man on the right is Fred Hagerman. A mule is hitched to the coal car on the mine railroad track behind the miners. Also note the wooden pillars reinforcing the...
    • Union High School Gym, Dugger, Indiana

    • Gymnasiums; Meetings; Chairs; Folding chairs; Eagles; Light fixtures;
    • Photograph of the Union High School gym set up for a meeting with rows of chairs, bunting hanging from the ceiling and a large eagle on the backdrop curtain.
    • Continuous miner at work

    • Coal-mining machinery; Coal mines and mining -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Coal miners -- Indiana -- Sullivan County; Electric lamps, Portable
    • This photograph shows two coal miners using a continuous miner in an unidentified underground mine in Sullivan County, Indiana. Note the wood pillars that support the ceiling and the electric lamps or "bug lights" worn by the miners. Photograph...
    • Lamp, safety

    • Coal miners -- Indiana -- Vermillion County -- Equipment and supplies; Mine safety -- Equipment and supplies; Mine lighting -- Equipment and supplies; Safety lamps;
    • This safety lamp belonged to John Richmond. The safety lamp featured an enclosed flame with a fine impervious mesh screen. If the lamp dimmed when raised to the ceiling it indicated too much gas and not enough oxygen in the mine.

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