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Pictorial Histories:

Terre Haute To-Day: An Illustrated Story of a
Famous City of Western Indiana. 

Terre Haute:  J.A. Reid, Bookmaker. 1915.

Part

Description of pages

Pages

Part 1

Cover

Cover

Part 2

Advertisement

Ad--i

Part 3

Wabash River

Samuel F. Ralston,
  Governor of Indiana

Union Station

1-3
 

Part 4

Donn M. Roberts,
  Mayor of Terre Haute

Title page

Board of Aldermen

4-6

Part 5

Foreword

Garfield High School

Chamber of Commerce Officers

7-9

Part 6

Products made in Terre Haute

Wabash Avenue from front
  of the Court House

Big Four Train

10-12

Part 7

"Terre Haute To-Day: A Sketch"
  by the president and secretary
  of the Terre Haute Chamber of
  Commerce

13-15

Part 8

"A Sketch" (cont'd)

Interurban Terminal

16-17

Part 9

"A Sketch" (cont'd)

City Hall (at 4th and Walnut)
 

"Public Improvements"

Emeline Fairbanks
  Memorial Library
  (exterior and interior views)

"Mineral Resources"

18-19

Part 10

"Mineral Resources" (cont'd)

Terre Haute House

"The Banks of Terre Haute"

McKeen National Bank

"Our Trade Territory"

20-21

Part 11

"Our Trade Territory" (cont'd)

Wabash Avenue, looking west
  from Eighth Street

Union Station

"Transportation Facilities"

22-23

Part 12

"Transportation Facilities" (cont'd)

U.S. Post Office

Railroad tracks at North
  Thirteenth Street

24-25

Part 13

Grand Opera House

"Facts about Terre Haute Briefly Stated"

Ohio Street, from Second Street
  looking east 

Collett Park

Steeg Park fountain

26-27

Part 14

Site of Fort Harrison

Sixth Street and Washington Avenue
  (residential district)

"The Second Section:  Some of
  Terre Haute's Elegant Churches"

Temple Israel

28-29

Part 15

"Churches" (cont'd)

Central Christian Church

St. Joseph's Church

St. Benedict's Church

30-31

Part 16

"Churches" (cont'd)

First Methodist Church

Centenary M.E. Church

32-33

Part 17

"Churches" (cont'd)

Central Presbyterian Church
 

YMCA

34-35

Part 18

"Churches" (cont'd)

First Baptist Church

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
 
Brown's Business College
  (advertisement)

36-37

Part 19

Indiana State Normal School
 
King Crawford Classical School

"The Third Section:  Terre Haute
  as an Educational Centre"


Charles J. Watts, Superintendent
  of Schools

C. L. Brown, President and
  Manager of the Brown
  Business College

38-39

Part 20

"Education" (cont'd)

Wiley High School

W. P. Akers, President
  Wabash Commercial University

Rose Polytechnic Institute

Indiana State Normal Library

40-41

Part 21

Garfield High School
  Manual Training class

Wiley High School
  Domestic Science class

Davis Park School

Fairbanks School

42-43

Part 22

Wabash Commercial University
 
Section of the police force

44-45

Part 23

Standard Wheel Company Plant

"The Fourth Section:  Protective
    Departments--Hospitals--Parks--
    Newspapers--Clubs--Associations--
    Hotels"

46-47

Part 24

"The Fourth Section" (cont'd)

St. Anthony's Hospital
  Main Entrance

Fire Department Central Station

The Fire Chief and Assistants

48-49

Part 25

Rose Orphan Home
  Main Building

Union Hospital wing

Terre Haute Country Club

Terre Haute Elks Club

50-51

Part 26

Wabash Avenue from Fifth Street

The Bridge, Highland Lawn Cemetery

"The Fifth Section:  What of the
  Boys in Blue?"  (Military veterans)

Memorial Hall (exterior view)

52-53

Part 27

"The Fifth Section" (cont'd)

Highland Lawn Cemetery
  ceremonies

Memorial Hall (interior view)

54-55

Part 28

Frank Prox Company

"The Sixth Section:  Some Industries
   Illustrated--Some Interesting Data"

Charles W. Hoff, President
  Manufacturers Club

56-57

Part 29

"The Sixth Section" (cont'd)

Frank Prox Company

Terre Haute Coal & Lime Company

Columbian Laundry Company

58-59

Part 30

Eagle Iron Works Company

J. N. Hickman & Son

Rhyan & Goodman Funeral Parlor

60-61

Part 31

B. J. Prater & Co.,
  Wholesale flour and feed

Main Street Garage

Temple Laundry

Hooton Lumber Company

62-63

Part 32

Bray Brothers,
  concrete manufacturers

Griffith & Company, bank and office
  outfitters
  (interior view)

Hotel Deming
  (advertisement)

64-65

Part 33

S. S. Kresge Company

"The Sixth Section" (cont'd)

Root Dry Goods Company

66-67

Part 34

Progress Plumbing, Heating
  & Lighting Company

Gladish Coal & Fuel Company

P.  J. Ryan & Sons, Funeral Directors

W. W. Kimball Company,
  manufacturers of pianos and organs

68-69

Part 35

The Sixth Section (cont'd)

R. L. Marley Company
  (office equipment)

John J. Ryan, dealer in fine wallpaper

Haddon-Hall Garage

Sam Sterchi Jewelry and Music

Braden Manufacturing Company

Chess Electric Company  (lighting store)

70-71

Part 36

The Sixth Section (cont'd)

Nagle's Short Order Service
  (restaurant)

Wabash Remedy Company,
  "Manufacturers and Dispensers
    of Toilet Articles and Patent
    Medicines"

Terre Haute Oil and Coal Company

H. L. Stees-Gillis Company,
  "Funeral Directors & Embalmers,
     also ambulance service"

Triplett Garage
  "Best Taxi Service in the City"

72-73

Part 37

The Sixth Section (the end)

Terre Haute Furnace & Sheet
  Metal Company

Dorsett's,  "The House of
  Good Clothes"  (Men and boys
  store)

Light House Mission

74-75

Parts 38-51 feature several advertisements on each
page that are too numerous to mention individually.

Part 38

Advertisements

76-77

Part 39

Advertisements

78-79

Part 40

Advertisements

80-81

Part 41

Advertisements

82-83

Part 42

Advertisements

84-85

Part 43

Advertisements

86-87

Part 44

Advertisements

88-89

Part 45

Advertisements

90-91

Part 46

Advertisements

92-93

Part 47

Advertisements

94-95

Part 48

Advertisements

96-97

Part 49

Advertisements

98

Part 50

Advertisements

99

Part 51

Advertisements

100