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1 Bremen and North Central Indiana

Arcadia Publishing

Price: 19.99 USD



2 Early Indiana Trails & Surveys

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 7.95 USD



3 Finding Indiana Ancestors

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 29.95 USD

Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer

4 Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer

11 x 15 1/2, paperback, Langenscheidt Publishing Group / DeLorme
This Indiana Atlas & Gazetteer contains back roads, recreation sites, hiking trails, campgrounds, golf courses, scenic drives, a guide to state and national park historic sites/museums, fishing, and ski areas. Includes a comprehensive index.
Price: 19.95 USD



5 Indiana Quakers Confron tthe Civil War

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 19.95 USD



6 Indiana Through Tradition and

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 10.96 USD



7 Indiana to 1816 - The Colonial

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 17.95 USD



8 Indiana: A New Historical. . .

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 14.95 USD



9 MAP: Indiana and Ohio: 1873/74

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
A faithful reproduction of Asher and Adams' original 1873/74 lithograph, this map depicts both states during a time of rapid expansion, showing railway lines, cities, towns, county lines, and other important features.
Price: 7.95 USD



10 MAP: Indiana: 1864

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
Our reproduction of this 1864 A.J. Johnson map shows both county and township boundaries, rivers and creeks, and towns and settlements. Roads and rail lines are also indicated.
Price: 7.95 USD



11 MAP: Indiana: 1880/81

Black and white map, printed on 18" x 24" paper., Reproduction map of original
From our Centennial collection, this map shows the state in excellent detail, locating railroad lines, villages and post office towns, some no longer in existence.
Price: 7.95 USD



12 MAP: Map Group for Indiana

NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original
Includes maps [S 5], [S 16], [S 31], [T 7] and small map [F 8]. All 5 maps
Price: 23.95 USD



13 New Harmony, Indiana

Arcadia Publishing

Price: 18.99 USD

Old Indianapolis: A Postcard Book

14 Old Indianapolis: A Postcard Book

30 postcards • © 2006 • paper • b&w images , Indiana Historical Society Press
Journey through Indianapolis's past and see how the city has grown. The changing landscape of Indianapolis, including its buildings and its people, are included in this book of postcards from the Indiana Historical Society's W.H. Bass Photo Company Collection
Price: 9.95 USD

The Indiana Book of Quotes

15 The Indiana Book of Quotes

approx 200 pp • © 2005 • paper , Indiana Historical Society Press
From humorist and writer George Ade to professional golfer Fuzzy Zoeller, the numerous funny, sad, heartbreaking, and wise statements made by and about Hoosiers and the nineteenth state are featured in The Indiana Book of Quotes.
Compiled by former Indiana newspaper reporter and author Fred D. Cavinder, the book includes quotes from longtime Hoosiers and those who had only a passing acquaintance with the state. Although Ambrose Bierce grew up in Indiana and fought for it during the Civil War, this noted wit and pundit, author of the hilarious Devil's Dictionary, left the state never to return. On the opposite end of the scale is Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard, creator of crackle-barrel philosopher Abe Martin of Brown County. Born in Ohio, Hubbard worked with the Indianapolis News for years and filled book after book with the witty sayings of his creation Martin.
Famous historic quotes fill the book, including some not so previously known as coming from the Hoosier state. Although he served two terms as vice president under Woodrow Wilson, Thomas Marshall is still best known today for his offhand comment during a long-winded U.S. Senate debate on the needs of America: "What this country really needs is a good five-cent cigar." It was John B. L. Soule, editor of the Terre Haute Express, who produced in an editorial the famous advice of "Go West, young man and grow up with the country." Unfortunately for Soule, noted New York editor Horace Greeley gets mistakenly credit for this sage advice.
Price: 16.95 USD



16 The Miami Indians of Indiana. . .

Indiana Historical Society

Price: 16.95 USD

Frontier Indiana, Andrew R. L. Cayton

17 Frontier Indiana
Andrew R. L. Cayton
360 pages, 6 x 9, 20 b&w photos, 2 maps, index, paperback, Indiana University Press
For all this talk of affection, however, Anna [Symmes] was also stubborn and direct when she knew what she wanted. It was no coincidence that she defied her father in making the one great choice of her life: to marry Willia m Henry Harrison. The Judge had good reason to worry about the twenty-three old officer. Symmes conceded that the lieutenant had 'understanding, prudence, education, & resource in conversation' as well as 'about L3000 property' and the Judge wanted 'the a ssistance of some young man in my own arrangements.' The problem was that Harrison had 'no profession but that of arms.' '[A]bilities he has, what his application may be I have yet to discover.' This was all perfectly reasonable. Indeed, the Judge intende d to 'consult' with his daughters about the whole business while Nancy [as the Judge called her] considered Harrison's offer. In the end, it seems, Symmes objected less to Harrison than to the timing of the match. But fathers in late eighteenth-century No rth America had increasingly less influence over their children's marriages. Romance and passion were the order of the day. Nancy made her own choice and she made it primarily for love."
Most history concentrates on the broad sweep of events, battles and political decisions, economic advance or decline, landmark issues and events, and the people who lived and made these events tend to be lost in the big picture. Cayton's lively new histor y of the frontier period in Indiana puts the focus on people, on how they lived and how they viewed their world and what motivated them. Here are the stories of, among others, Jean-Baptiste Bissot, Sieur de Vincennes; George Croghan, the ultimate frontier entrepreneur; the world as seen by George Rogers Clark; Josiah Harmar and John Francis Hamtramck; Little Turtle; Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison and William Henry Harrison; Tenskwatawa; Jonathan Jennings; and Calvin Fletcher.
Focusing his account on these and other representative individuals, Cayton retells the story of Indiana's settlement in a human and compelling narrative which makes the experience of exploration and settlement real and exciting. Here is a book that will a ppeal to the general reader and scholar alike while going a long way to reinfusing our understanding of history and the historical process with the breath of life itself.
A History of the Trans-Appalachian Frontier Series-Walter Nugent and Malcolm Rohrbough, general editors

Awards: A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1997

". . .[a] graceful, arresting narrative . . .grounded in primary and secondary sources. . ." —Choice

". . .a most compelling book." —Craig Thompson Friend, Georgetown College Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Winter 1997

". . .engagingly written. . ." —Cite AB, August 11-18, 1997

"The appeal of this book—besides its readable 337 pages—is that Cayton focuses on people as well as events, and he doesn't give all the press to men, which often happens in books about 18th and 19th century history." —Annette Wartel, Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana
Price: 21.95 USD



18 CD: Indiana African Heritage
Coy D. Robbins
2003, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 671 pp, Heritage Books
Contains the following three volumes:“Forgotten Hoosiers: African Heritage in Orange County, Indiana” (1994)--This well-researched book presents the story of pioneers of color, primarily from North Carolina and Virginia, who bought land in Orange County. Fifteen chapters cover the founding the Lick Creek Settlement, plus abstracts of land, marriages, wills, estates, indentures and apprenticeships, and certificates of freedom records (1823-1851). This volume also provides information about the "Register of Negroes and Mulattos," the twenty soldiers who fought with the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War; pioneer religion and churches; cemeteries and burying grounds; early Indiana education, and a wealth of genealogical data. There are four appendices including U.S. Census populations, 1820-1910. Tables, charts and maps enhance the book and an index helps locate people and places.“Indiana Negro Register 1852-1865” (1994)--This volume is a compilation of fifteen "Registers of Negroes and Mulattoes" (1852-1865). For the first time these registers have been made available in one publication, fully indexed, with documentation. An important source of African American history, this book contains a wealth of genealogical information. Counties represented in the collection are: Bartholomew, Floyd, Franklin, Gibson, Harrison, Hendricks, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Martin, Ohio, Orange, Switzerland, and Washington. Each entry includes: name, age, description, place of birth, residence, names of witnesses, and date registered.“Reclaiming African Heritage at Salem, Indiana” (1995)--This book chronicles the development of racially segregated communities and is an excellent study of free African Americans from Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia who settled in Washington County, Indiana: their locations; names of initial members, taxpayers, and landowners; certificates of freedom; Negro Register; marriages; and burials. The book gives a summary of African and European history in early Indiana and includes discussions on the question of slavery, churches, education, local soldiers with the U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War, family histories, the Underground Railroad, and Indiana's secret societies. A wealth of tables, charts, maps, miscellaneous documents, newspaper articles, an everyname index, and eight appendices including U. S. Census abstracts (1820-1860) make information readily accessible.
Price: 19.00 USD



19 Reclaiming African Heritage at Salem, Indiana
Coy D. Robbins
(1995), 2004, 8½x11, paper, 234 pp, Heritage Books
Preserving a little-known slice of Hoosier and Midwestern history of the early nineteenth century, this well-researched book chronicles the development of racially segregated communities as increasing constraints were placed on minorities in Washington County, Indiana, where Salem is the seat of government. It is an excellent study of free African Americans from Kentucky, North Carolina, and Virginia who settled in this region. The author presents abundant genealogical, historical, and legal facts which highlight the founding of African American communities in Salem and nearby farmlands: their locations; names of initial members, taxpayers, and landowners; certificates of freedom; Negro Register; marriages; and burials. The first chapter gives a summary of African and European history in early Indiana. Later chapters include discussions on the question of slavery existing in Washington County, the pioneer white Protestant churches with colored members, the establishment of two different African Methodist Episcopal churches and their assigned ministers, the education of colored children, and reports about local soldiers who served in the Union Army with U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War. Detailed family histories based upon research findings in several surrounding states and Canada include the Alexanders, Burketts, Christies, Cousins, Newbys, Parkers, Ropers, Scotts, and Whites. Most remarkable is the story of John Williams, the African blacksmith who amassed a sizable estate, which today continues to provide scholarship for the education of Indiana's colored youth. A critique of the country's Underground Railroad stories and a review of the reign of violence and intimidation by Indiana's secret societies after President Lincoln's election complete this unique publication on ante-bellum history. A wealth of tables; charts; maps; miscellaneous documents; newspaper articles; an everyname index; and eight appendices, including U.S. census abstracts (1820-1860), make information readily accessible.
Price: 47.00 USD

The Descendants of James and Deborah Oldfield of Indiana, Iowa, and Kansas, Dale D. Webster

20 The Descendants of James and Deborah Oldfield of Indiana, Iowa, and Kansas
Dale D. Webster
2003, 5½x8½, cloth, index, 86 pp, Heritage Books
This book covers seven generations of Oldfields, beginning with James, Sr., who was born about 1762 in England and died in 1849 in Indiana. James was married to Deborah Jackson, b. about 1767 in England. Deborah also died in 1849 in Indiana. James and Deborah, with their three children, Ruth, James Jr., and George, immigrated to the U.S. from London, England, probably in the summer of 1824. James was in his early sixties at the time, and James Jr. was twenty-one. This book is presented in the Modified Register System and has been compiled mostly from primary source documents. It is enhanced with interesting historical background and, when possible, short biographical sketches of some of the Oldfield descendants. Photos of early descendants are presented in the book. Also, maps showing relevant locations are included to assist in understanding the movements of the descendants. A fullname index is provided as well. The index lists women under their married names as well as their maiden names.
Price: 24.50 USD

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