Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Silent workplace : shops, stores, businesses, and factories where Hoosiers once earned a living / photography by John Bower ; text by John Bower and Lynn Bower ; foreword by Gayle Cook and Bill Cook.

Bower, John, 1949- author. (Author). Bower, Lynn Marie. (Added Author).
Image of item

Available copies

  • 51 of 53 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 53 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur IN 779.944 BOW SIL (Text) 34207001514638 Indiana Non-Fiction Available -
APLS-Geneva 779.944 BOW SIL (Text) 34207001957217 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria 779.94 BOW (Text) 37521530132564 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville INDIANA 977.2 BOWER (Text) 34706001116112 Indiana Collection Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield IND 779.94 BOW (Text) 36803000763412 INDIANA Available -
Brookville Public Library 779 BOW (Text) 38217000426656 Nonfiction BPL Available -
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown 779.944772 B786 (Text) 79361000063272 Adult Nonfiction - Art & Music Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler 779.944 BOW (Text) 73174003029699 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler REF977.2 BOW (Text) 73174003029715 Genealogy, Local History Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola IND COLL CIRC 779.944772 BOW (Text) 33118000166333 Reference: Circulating Genealogy and Reference Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780974518640
  • ISBN: 0974518646
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : photos ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Studio Indiana, [2008]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- From the canal era -- A landmark closes -- The making of a museum -- Forsaken domes -- Good for what ailed you -- Four generations -- Saving the Opera House -- After the flood -- Researching a past -- Charles Hall's invention -- Idle stone mills -- An overgrown ruin -- A century of furniture -- A retired spa -- 2,099 -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.: In this stunning collection, Bower has captured once-thriving Indiana business that are no more: closed-up buildings in varying states of preservation, some virtual time capsules, others ready to collapse.
Subject: Commercial buildings > Indiana > Pictorial works.
Indiana > Pictorial works.
Architecture > Indiana.
Photography, Artistic.
Authors > Indiana.
Artists > Indiana.

Additional Resources