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Yesteryear By Pat Sides-Fulton Avenue Near The Lloyd Expressway

Fulton Avenue near the Lloyd Expressway Views of Evansville change over the years, sometimes so gradually that residents don’t immediately notice. This photograph was taken...

Yesteryear: Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse

Yesteryear: Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse BY PAT SIDES Seen here in the 1920s, the stately old Courthouse has occupied an entire city block downtown since...

YESTERYEAR: Pop-O’s Riverboat Restaurant

YESTERYEAR BY PAT SIDES Evansville’s proximity to the Ohio River was recalled in this restaurant’s design, which resembled one of the many steamboats that once...

The Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant BY PAT SIDES

The Farmer’s Daughter restaurant is wedged between National City Bank and the Vendome Hotel in this image of Third Street near Main. The photo was...

Yesteryear: Infantile Paralysis Fund Campaign

Yesteryear: Infantile Paralysis Fund Campaign BY Pat Sides In January of 1944, Vanderburgh County’s 13th annual fund-raising campaign for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis kicked...

Gordon “Bish” Thompson By Pat Sides

Gordon “Bish” Thompson  Bish Thompson arrived in the city in 1943 to work for the Evansville Press.  A native of Tennessee, Thompson spent his first...

YESTERYEAR: Reitz High School By Pat Sides

These young, smiling women are students at Reitz High School on Evansville’s west side. They are posing on the large “R” that has been embedded...

Finke Furniture Company By Pat Sides

Finke’s Furniture was a major retailer in downtown Evansville during most of the nineteenth-century. Founded in 1902 by brothers L. B and C. E. Finke,...

Fred Geiger & Sons Company by Pat Sides

Although the horses and wagons are long gone, this building still stands at 401 NW Second Street, soon to be transformed into a restaurant...

YESTERYEAR: WHEELER SCHOOL

WHEELER SCHOOL BY PAT SIDES Wheeler School, seen here from the intersection of Fourth and Mulberry streets, was the first schoolhouse to be built in...

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