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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 17, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

This auction is for a lot of 12 vintage photos from the Terre Haute, Indiana, area including:

-Looking west at 7th & Wabash, circa 1910s or 1920s
-Looking east from tribune building (6 or 8 stories high), circa 1900
-Courthouse, ca 1950s
-Boat Dock at Fairbanks Park, circa 1950s
-Knights of Columbus Building, circa 1940s
-Fire Dept, 13th & Chase, circa 1940s
-Rose Poly, 13th & Locust, circa ? probably 1940s
-Thompson School, 12th & Ohio, circa 1940s
-Bus station, 6th & Cherry, circa 1940s
-Old mill, probably mill on Otter Creek north of Terre Haute

Also included are four booklets:

-"The Old Mill" or The Story of a Rain Drop, by M. M. Want. The photo on the cover appears to be the same mill as above and this is w the location for the photo was taken. It contains a poem and an advertisement in the back for "O.C. Patent Flour and O.C. Meal", which were apparently made at the mill.

-"Abraham Markle 1770-1826, Markle's Mill on Otter Creek Built 1816 The Oldest Mill Now Operating in Indiana" is a photocopy of a pamphlet from a library that tells the story of Markle's Mill, apparently the same one mentioned above.

-"Reminiscences of Old Terre Haute" as given by George C. Fischer before the Optimist Club of Terre Haute Wednesday, February 21, 1945.
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