Yesteryear

YESTERYEAR: Relive USI’s 2010 National Championship

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University of Southern Indiana Alumni Association and Athletics are pleased to announce that the 2010 NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship game between USI...

Four Freedoms Monument

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Workers construct a section of the thirteen steps that would eventually lead to the Four Freedoms monument on Evansville’s riverfront, across the street from...

YESTERYEAR: Evansville Centennial Celebration

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Yesteryear: Evansville Centennial Celebration by Pat Sides During the week of May 11-17, 1947, Evansville lavishly observed the centennial of its city charter. A packed...

YESTERYEAR: President Taft Visits Evansville

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President Taft Visits Evansville by Pat Sides Evansville became an even busier hub of activity after April 6, 1917, when the United States formally entered the...

YESTERYEAR: AMERICAN THEATER

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American Theater Yesteryear by Pat Sides The American Theater opened in 1915 at 626-628 Main Street, in the same block where the Victory Theater would open...

Evansville Country Club

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Evansville Country Club by Pat Sides When the Evansville Country Club was organized by 143 members in 1900, the rural area had already witnessed much...

YESTERYEAR: Majestic Theater

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Majestic Theater by Pat Sides When the old Igleheart Mill moved to First Avenue in 1904, the building it vacated at Fifth and Locust streets...

Yesteryear: Hotel Lincoln

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Yesteryear: Hotel Lincoln by Pat Sides The Hotel Lincoln was one of Evansville’s finer downtown hotels in the first half of the twentieth century. Located...

YESTERYEAR: Rose Bowl Lane Fire

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Rose Bowl Lane Fire by Pat Sides This photo appeared in an Evansville newspaper on August 8, 1966, capturing the drama during a fire at...

Yesteryear: East Side School

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East Side School BY Pat Sides Members of the Evansville School Board gathered to break ground for the construction of a new school in 1949....

YESTERYEAR: JOE AARON

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YESTERYEAR: JOE AARON By Pat Sides Evansville Courier columnist Joe Aaron was the guest of honor at a “roast” held at Das Kollker Haus restaurant on...

YESTERYEAR: Mayor William Dress By Pat Sides

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Evansville Mayor William Dress is pictured here with two unidentified Boy Scouts in the late 1940s. A native of Ohio, Dress moved to Evansville to...

YESTERYEAR: Louis Ruthenburg Evansville’s Leading Industrialist In The Mid-1900s

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Louis Ruthenburg Evansville’s Leading Industrialist In The Mid-1900s Yesteryear by Pat Sides This special event, sponsored by the Evansville Chamber of Commerce in November 1941, celebrated the...

Yesteryear: Division and Main Streets

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Division and Main Streets by Pat Sides In this 1982 photo, the old railroad tracks that once stretched down the center of Division Street are...

Yesteryear: West Side Nut Club Fall Festival by Pat Sides

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Over the decades, the annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival has evolved into one of Evansville’s most eagerly-anticipated events, as well as one...

Yesteryear: President Taft Visits Evansville

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President Taft Visits Evansville Evansville became an even busier hub of activity after April 6, 1917, when the United States formally entered the war in...

YESTERYEAR: ST. LUCAS EVANGELICAL CHURCH CHOIR

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St. Lucas Evangelical Church Choir The St. Lucas Boys Choir, posing at the entrance of the church (now named St. Lucas United Church of Christ),...

Yesteryear: D-Patrick Has Deep Roots To The Evansville Business Community 

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D-Patrick has deep roots to the Evansville business community.  Way back to 1934, when Joseph E. O'Daniel partnered with George Ranes Sr. to form O'Daniel-Ranes...

YESTERYEAR: 109 YEARS AGO

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YESTERYEAR: 109 YEARS AGO BY RONALD RIECKEN 1910 Ford Make sure you read all the statistics under the photo. Show this to your friends, children and/or grandchildren! The year...

HISTORY OF THE ICONIC O’DANIEL FAMILIES

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Way back to 1934, when Joseph E. O'Daniel partnered with George Ranes Sr. to form O'Daniel-Ranes Oldsmobile in downtown Evansville, Indiana. With the expansion...