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TITLE: Academy Block, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Empire Hall, Valparaiso, Indiana. Buggies, Hardware, Harness
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Billings Bakery, East Main Street, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Billings Baker interior, East Main Street, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Block's Steam Laundry. L. W. Block, Proprietor, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: The M. E. Bogarte Book Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: L. D. Bondy Block, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Calumet Hotel, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Foster Lumber and Coal Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Culbert-Hutchinson Company, Valparaiso, Indiana. Buttermilk, Soap, Toilet Specialties.
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Chicago Mica Company, Valparaiso, Indiana. Miners, Importers, Manufacturers of Mica for All Purposes.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: A leading industry, Valparaiso, Ind. Chicago Mica Co. Miners, Importers, Manufacturers of Mica for All Purposes.
DATE: circa 1907-1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Valparaiso City Hall and State Bank, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: City Hall and State Bank, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Lowenstine & Sons, Portage Publishing Company
POSTMARK: January 3, 1911, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Chautauqua Manufacturing Company, Educational Specialties, Chautauqua Park, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Diamond Pharmacy, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Diamond Pharmacy, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1890s
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: It is believed that the individuals in this photograph are students of Dodge's Institute of Telegraphy, which shared the same building with Diamond Pharmacy. Individuals are identified on reverse of photograph as 1. Shuler, Ind. 2. Henry Spitler, 3. F. W. Hallett, Mich., 4. Chas. M. Rosa, Ind., 5. H. C. Johnson O. T. N. Ill., 6. W. A. Cannon, Ill., 7. F. L. McConnell, Iowa, 8. Chas. Behringer, Ind., 9. Clarence W. Skinner, Ind., 10. Rease Hastings, Ind., 11. B. C. Osborn, Ind., 12. Clarence Edrick, N.Y., 13. C. A. Caldwell, Pa., 14. Lawrence Anderson, Iowa, 15. H. W. Baker, Ind., 16. Clarence Winget, So. Dak., 17. E. R. Clay, Ill., 18. Thos. H. Tindall, La., 19. Flora A. Smith, Kan.,, 20. Alfred Herdeloff, O. T. N., Mass., 21. J. A. Armstrong, Kan., 22. C. A. Shubert, O., 23. Nellie M. Love, Ind., 24. Bessie C. Delland, Mich., and 25. A. B. Howard, Ill.
 

TITLE: Valparaiso, Indiana. Many attractive stores serve this active community, county seat of Porter County and well known educational and industrial center.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#73512-B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Valparaiso, Indiana. This thriving community, county seat of Porter County, is a well known educational center and has many active business and industrial firms.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#73513-B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Elks' Home No. 500, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not spplicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Elks Temple, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1926
PUBLISHER: Curt Teich (#112447)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Elks Temple, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1925
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Farmers State Bank, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1915-1935
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#4982-N)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Interior, Farmers National Bank, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Grand Opera House and Opera House Emporium. Formerly owned by L. D. Bondy, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Franklin Hotel, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Interior views, Freeman &McNay, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: George F. Beach. Watch, Diamond, Merchant Store interior, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Harvey's Dime Store, Corner of Lincolnway & Lafayette, Valparaiso, Indiana. Main store and buying office for Northern Indiana regional dime store chain.
DATE: 1958
PUBLISHER: L. L. Cook Company (#31797)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Horn Block, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Students after fire, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Charles W. Beam
POSTMARK: March 14, 1911, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Inscribed on the reverse of this postcard is: "I am sending a picture of three buildings with our rooms marked. We had taken our goods back when the picture was taken. Fire was mostly in back of the two parts on the right, so it doesn't show much. C.W.D."
 

TITLE: Lowenstine & Sons Department Store, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Lowenstine & Sons Department Store, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: John H. Ross, Hardware, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Lightcap Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Lilienthal & Szold Department Store, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: McGillicuddy Building, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The McGill Manufacturing Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Messenger Office [newspaper], Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Neeley's Men's Shop, 70 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. Complete wardrobes with crests of quality like Botany "500," Eagle, Haspel, Brookfield, Bostonians, Freeman, Manhattan, Puritan, Jantzen, Plymouth, Windbreaker, Higgins, Securoslax, Paris, Lee, Male, Beau Brummell, Stetson. The Fashion Right Place to Go!
DATE: circa 1970s
PUBLISHER: Harvey's Studio, Dexter Press (#69890-B)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Northwest Indiana Telephone Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: "Uncle" Joe Marks. Corner of Franklin Avenue and Chicago Street.
DATE: 1895
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: The Pioneer Apartments now stands where the Joe Marks building once stood.
 

TITLE: Old Joe Marks Building.
DATE: pre-1908
PUBLISHER: The Lewis Publishing Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in: Lewis Publishing Company (1912), History of Porter County, Indiana: A Narrative Account of its Historical Progress, its People and its Principal Interests, Volume I. Chicago, Illinois: The Lewis Publishing Company. 357 p. The Pioneer Apartments now stands where the Joe Marks building once stood.
 

TITLE: The Parker Varnish Factory, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: "The Pioneer" Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Elmer E. Starr (#08 72246)
POSTMARK: September 22, 1909, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pioneer Apartments. Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1909
PUBLISHER: L. Lilienthal (#44-C23)
POSTMARK: June 28, 1909
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: "Pioneer Apts." Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Auburn Post Card Manufacturing Company
POSTMARK: March 9, 1913, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: "Pioneer Apts." Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: 1912
PUBLISHER: Brooks and Brown (#13)
POSTMARK: August 27, 1912, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pioneer Apartment Building. Erected by Perry L. Sisson on the old Marks corner in 1908.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pioneer Flats, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: Lowenstine & Sons, Portage Publishing Company
POSTMARK: December 1, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pioneer Apartments, Valparaiso, Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company (#7375)
POSTMARK: August 26, 1913, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Pioneer Apartments
DATE: circa 1915
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Powers, Higley & Company, Valparaiso, Indiana. Educational Specialties.
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Roe & Thune, Drugs, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Interior -- Roe & Thune, Drugs, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Specht, Finney & Skinner Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1905
PUBLISHER: A. H. Reading
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Specht, Finney & Skinner Company, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Stinchfield & Fehrman Company, furniture and piano, Valparaiso, Indiana,
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Valparaiso National Bank, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Baptist Children's Home, 354 West Street, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. Reaching boys and girls for Christ since 1959. Ministries include six child-care homes, foster home placement, adoption, Bethesda Home (unwed mother care), and family counseling.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Artvue Post Card Company (#146809)
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Windle Block, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: W. G. Windle, Grocery, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1898
PUBLISHER: Headlight Engraving Company
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Published in "Headlight: Sights and Scenes Along the Grand Trunk Railway," Volume 3, Number 6.
 

TITLE: Valparaiso Creamery, Valparaiso Indiana
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Zimmerman's Garage, Valparaiso Ind.
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: E. C. Kropp Company
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook

TITLE: Window view of Specht & Son Grocery & Market, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1928
PUBLISHER: Specht Family Photograph
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Note Hostess Cake and Towle's Log Cabin Syrup display in window.
Photograph obtained directly from Specht family descendant.
 
 
TITLE: Sarah Porter Kinsey Memorial Home of Valparaiso Women's Club. Valparaiso Woman's Club Home. Purchased 1925 through efforts of a Club President, Mrs. C. W. Boucher, Dedicated, Sarah Porter Kinsey Memorial, in honor of a former club president, also President of I. F. C. Believed to be the only building in Indiana dedicated to a woman.
DATE: circa 1960s
PUBLISHER: Sutton's Photo Art, Dexter Press (#49759)
POSTMARK: May 10, 1963, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Home of the Valparaiso Woman's Club, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1930s
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
 

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