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TITLE: Farmers State Bank - Across Street in Szold Building, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1926
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Farmers State Bank was located on West Main Street and was destroyed by fire in 1926. The structure was originally known as Valparaiso Hall and was constructed in 1864. Later, the structure was more commonly known as the Academy of Music Block. The second floor of the structure housed professional offices, while the third floor was home to the Masonic Lodge. Heineman & Sievers Rexall Drug Store shared the first floor of this structure with Farmers State Bank. The Porter County Courthouse would be located directly behind the photographer, who would have been standing on the Courthouse grounds.
 
 
TITLE: Fire at Farmers State Bank, Valparaiso, Indiana.
DATE: 1926
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: none
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: The structure in the left portion of this photograph is Szold's Department Store. Farmers State Bank was located on West Main Street and was destroyed by fire in 1926. The structure was originally known as Valparaiso Hall and was constructed in 1864. Later, the structure was more commonly known as the Academy of Music Block. The second floor of the structure housed professional offices, while the third floor was home to the Masonic Lodge. Heineman & Sievers Rexall Drug Store shared the first floor of this structure with Farmers State Bank.
 

TITLE: Handwritten on front of postcard: Taken at Valpo fair ground, July 4, 1907. On the home stretch. First prize won by a Buick machine. Time 10 times around 1/2 mi track in 8 min 32 sec. Notice man hanging on side of machine to balance it. Rolla S.
DATE: July 4, 1907 (undivided back)
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: July 8, 1907, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: None. Appears to be a photograph of the aftermath of a tornado.
DATE: 1907 or 1908
PUBLISHER: J. H. King
POSTMARK: May 25, 1908, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Salisbury Family. A family of musicians of national reputation, born and reared in Valparaiso.
DATE: 1911
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 
 
TITLE: Salisbury Family Orchestra, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa 1910
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Valparaiso, (Ind.) Standards, 1910. 1. Dane, Umpire. 2. Nuppnau, left field. 3. Benton, right field. 4. Griswold, 2nd base. 5. Johnson, first base. 6. Crisman, manager. 7. Lipski, utility. 8. Ohlin, 3rd base. 9. Zimmerman, center field. 10. Negaer, pitcher. 11. Speer, catcher. 12. Schulz, pitcher. 13. Bird, shortstop - Capt. 14. Albe, mascot.
DATE: 1910
PUBLISHER: Reading Photo
POSTMARK: September 25, 1910, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Valparaiso, Ind., Republic. A Live Paper! Gen. R. A. Cameron, Editor and Proprietor. The only paper in the county! An Exclent [sic] advertising medium for Northern Ind.
DATE: 1860s
PUBLISHER: R. A. Cameron
POSTMARK: January 4, 1966, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Valparaiso Band, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: 1858
PUBLISHER: Joseph Decker
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

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

TITLE: Porter County Fairgrounds, Valparaiso, Indiana
DATE: circa mid-1920s
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Welcome Home Mr. and Mrs. J. Lowenstine.
DATE: circa 1920s
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: The Gary Suburban Lines of Gary, Indiana, continue to standardize on Fitzjohn Cityliners. Valparaiso line.
DATE: 1948
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: unknown
COLLECTION: M. Fleming
 

TITLE: Valparaiso Gun Club, Sept. 28, 1913
DATE: September 28, 1913
PUBLISHER: unknown
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

TITLE: Model PT-43, Philco Transitone. Built-in Loop Aerial. AC-DC Superheterodyne. 5 Loktal tubes, Automatic Volume Control, High-Output Speaker, Full-Vision Dial. Covers Standard Broadcasts, Municipal & State Police. Rich Walnut cabinet with handle, dial, knobs, & speaker grille of cream plastic. Other colors available. Van Ness Electric Co. Phone 157
DATE: 1940
PUBLISHER: Van Ness Electric Co.
POSTMARK: February 29, 1940, Valparaiso, Indiana
COLLECTION: S. Shook

 

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