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The Wabash Valley Remembers: A Chronicle, 1787-1938
Terre Haute:  Northwest Territory Celebration Committee, 1938.

Section 1 of 2

Note:  To expedite downloading of this one volume book,
it has been divided into 2 web pages.

Part

Description of pages

Pages

Part 1

"The Wabash Valley
    Under Four Flags"

Cover
1

Part 2

"The Heritage of the Wabash"

2

Part 3

"Lo, The Poor Indian!: 
  Trailblazer of the Northwest
     Territory"

3

Part 4

"Lo, the Poor Indian"
  (cont'd)

4

Part 5

"William Henry Harrison"

5-6

Part 6

"Zachary Taylor"

7-8

Part 7

"Historic Old Fort Harrison"

9-10

Part 8

"Historic Old Fort Harrison"
  (cont'd)

11

Part 9

"Historic Old Fort Harrison"
  (cont'd)

12

Part 10

"Terre Haute Remembers
    Way Back When"

13

Part 11

"The Colorful Progress of
   Vigo County"

14

Part 12

"Miss Bonnie Farwell,  Vice
  President, National Society,
  Daughters of the American
  Revolution"

"Pioneer Teachers and Schools
  of Terre Haute"

15-16

Part 13

"Pioneer Teachers" (cont'd)

17

Part 14

"Where are the Graves of the
  Pioneers Who Made Terre
  Haute's Early History?"

18

Part 15

"Where are the Graves..." (cont'd)

19

Part 16

"A Century of Kindly Courteous
  Service"  (biography of Isaac Ball)

20

Part 17

"Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College"

21-22

Part 18

"Saint Mary"  (cont'd)

23

Part 19

"Saint Mary" (cont'd)

24

Part 20

"Chauncey Rose:  Pioneer,
  Prophet, Philanthropist"

25

Part 21

"Rose Polytechnic Institute"

26

Part 22

"Rose Polytechnic Institute"
  (cont'd)

27

Part 23

"Rose Polytechnic Institute"
  (cont'd)

28

Part 24

"Rose Polytechnic Institute"
  (cont'd)

Dr. Donald B. Prentice,
  President of Rose Polytechnic
    Institute (picture)

29

Part 25

"Rose Polytechnic Institute"
  (cont'd)

30

Part 26

"Indiana State Teachers College"

31-32

Part 27

"Indiana State Teachers College"
  (cont'd)

33

Part 28

"Indiana State Teachers College"
  (cont'd)

34

Part 29

"Indiana State Teachers College"
  (cont'd)

President Ralph N. Tirey,
  Fifth president of Indiana State
  (picture)

35

Part 30

"Terre Haute's First
  Commercial College"

36

Part 31

"Terre Haute House
  Celebrates Centennial"

37

Part 32

"Terre Haute House"
  (cont'd)

38

Part 33

"Paul Dresser"

"On the Banks of the
  Wabash, Far-Away"
  (lyrics)

39-40

Part 34

"The House that Hulman Built"
  (history of Hulman & Company)

41

Part 35

"Demas Deming"

42

Part 36

"The Oldest Bank in Terre Haute"
  (Terre Haute First
     National Bank)

43

Part 37

"The Oldest Bank . . . "
  (cont'd)

44

Part 38

"GAR Memorial Hall"

45

Part 39

"Historical Outline of
  Wallpaper Industry"

46

Part 40

"Wallpaper Industry"
  (cont'd)

47

Part 41

"History of Libraries
  in Terre Haute, 1838-1938"

48

Part 42

"The Woman's Department Club"

49

Part 43

"The Woman's Department Club"
  (cont'd)

50-51

Part 44

"Max Ehrmann:  Poet, Prophet,
   Philosopher"

52

Part 45

"Fort Harrison Post No. 40:
  The American Legion, Terre Haute, Indiana"

53

Part 46

"Agriculture an Important Factor
  in the Development of Terre Haute
  and the Wabash Valley"

54

Part 47

"Character Counts:  City Provides
  New 'Y'--New 'Y' Brings City New Life"

55-56

Part 48

"History of the Gas Company:  an
  essential industry that has construc-
  tively contributed to the development
  of Terre Haute"

57

Part 49

"History of the Gas Company"
  (cont'd)

"A Brief History of Terre Haute
  Savings Bank"

58

Part 50

"History of Indiana Gas & Chemical
  Corp."

"Terre Haute"  (poem by Max Ehrmann)

"Indiana" (poem by Max Ehrmann)

59-60

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