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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.).
Bower, Lynn Marie.(Added Author).

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  • 56 of 65 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch IN 779.944 BOW SIL (Text) 34207001514638 Indiana Non-Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 779.944 BOW SIL (Text) 34207001957217 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 779.94 BOW (Text) 37521530132564 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Available -
Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews ART PHOTOGRAPHY Bower (Text) 73351000051414 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland 779.944 BOW (Text) 76277000039728 Nonfiction* Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville INDIANA 977.2 BOWER (Text) 34706001116112 Indiana Collection Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main IND 779.94 BOW (Text) 36803000763412 INDIANA ROOM Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 779.944772 B786 (Text) 79361000063272 Adult Nonfiction - Indiana Collection Available -
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Butler PL - Butler REF 977.2 BOW (Text) 73174003029715 Genealogy, Local History Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780974518640
  • ISBN: 0974518646
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : photographs ; 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.

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