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SHANE UNIFORM COMPANY BY PAT SIDES

Women employees of Shane’s uniform department are pictured busily sewing uniforms in the company’s huge plant in 1946. Located on Maryland Street at Buchanan...

R & G Furniture Company by Pat Sides

This photograph, dated December 8, 1937, was one in a series recording Santa’s visits to various local retailers in the weeks before Christmas. The series...

Old City Hall and Police Department By Pat Sides

Old City Hall and Police Department By Pat Sides This view shows Third Street near its intersection with Walnut Street, looking northwest towards downtown, in...

Hadi Shrine Circus By Pat Sides

This image depicts the fourth annual Hadi Shrine Circus at the Coliseum in 1936, where a captivated crowd watches daring acrobats in action. The circus...

Southwestern Indiana Historical Society Program

Southwestern Indiana Historical Society program

Evansville Airport by Pat Sides

  Although smaller airfields existed in the Evansville area in the early twentieth century, the announcement in 1928 that a municipal airport would be built...

Columbia Theater by Pat Sides

This photo of the Columbia Theater at 717 North Fulton Avenue was taken in 1939, shortly after a major renovation of the structure was...

Evansville Public Museum by Pat Sides

  Founded in 1904, the Museum was housed in older buildings during the first several decades of its long history. The original location was an...

Main Street Renovation by Pat Sides

  WPA workers remove bricks near the intersection of Second and Main streets after streetcar tracks were taken out in 1939. Evansville’s transit system had...

Student Strike by Pat Sides

  The abrupt resignation of Central High School’s basketball coach, Glen Bretz, ignited a student walkout on April 5, 1947, that gained national attention. Although...