Tag Archives: Indiana

Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana

This is a color illustration of one of the main streets in Indianapolis, Indiana. This earlier image shows the same building fourth down from the left, indicating this is the corner of Washington and Illinois Street.

Craft Greeting Card Co., Indianapolis, Ind.

There is no description on the back of the card. This is likely taken from a black and white photo, retouched and colored, rather than from a completely hand-drawn image.

This card was used and is dated 8 August 1951, but the image likely dates from the 1940s.

Courthouse, Portland, Indiana

This image shows the county courthouse in the town of Portland, Indiana. This county and the building is named the John Jay Courthouse after the U. S.  Supreme Court justice of that name.

There is no description on the back of this card The courthouse is still standing and in use as a government building in Portland today.

This card was used and is dated 18 August 1932, but the image likely dates from the 1920s.

Wabash County Hospital, Wabash, Indiana

This image shows the recently constructed Wabash County Hospital building as it looked in the 1920s. It was located in Wabash, Indiana until demolished and replaced with a more modern facility.

E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

There is no description on the back of this card. This was originally a black and white photo that was colorized for use as a post card. The best evidence of this is to the left of the building where the color of the brick has bled over into the sky, giving the building a pink aura.

This postcard was used and is dated 19 June 1929.