Genealogy

Gibson County Pictures

Gibson County,

Indiana

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Hazleton Ferry:  Submitted by John E Key.
Hazleton Ferry:  From Indiana State Library (ISL) Collection
Hazleton Bridge:  Submitted by John E Key.
Hazleton Bridge:  From Indiana State Library (ISL) Collection
Old Hazleton School:  Submitted by John E Key.
(Note:  This school was closed in November 1935.  School was then held in a Community Center type building next to the Hazleton House in front of where the existing building is now, but it burned and the students then went to the "Cracker Box."  School started at the new Hazleton School November 1936.)

 Submitted by John E Key.

Caption on left:  "THE STATELY TOWER topped with flag was entrance to the school attedned by most of our local citizenry.  Hazleton High School stood on the hill near the residence of the Jim Harbinsons.  Boys and girls enjoyed the climb up the hill and remember sliding down on the snow and ice in the winter.  The building was erected, accordig to cornerstone now visible on the Hazleton Industries, southeast corner in 1898.  Trustee C. I. Howard is credited with the new building that made the community proud.  Harris and Shappel were the architects and J.P. Brown Bros. were the builders.  An earlier school stoood on Third St. near the residence of Charlie Dyehouse and Happer (Griesmer) property.  Lucille Byrd loaned the picuture which Delis discovered in the home where she resided, former Howard property."
Unidentified men in front of Depot.   Submitted by John E Key.
C.&E.I. Depot:  (1948)  Submitted by John E Key.
Hazleton, Indiana.  (date unknown)  Old Hazleton.    Submitted by Joe Degenhart.
(Note:  The photo apparently was taken from the top of the hill at the south end of Main Street and
before the I.O.O.F., Bank and White River News buildings were built.)
 
Old Baptist Church       Submitted by Dan Elliott
Hazleton, Ind, late 1800's or early 1900's (Printed in the White River News.)  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.
Hazleton, Ind, early 1900's.  (Printed in the White River News.)  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.
Note:  Sign at far left reads:  "C Wade Walters, Photographer" and the one to it's right reads:  "Tin Shop."  C Wade Walters and family are found in both the 1910 and 1920 census records for Hazleton.  In 1910 his occupation is listed as "Photographer" and in 1920 it is "Postmaster."
Hazleton, Ind, in the early 1920s  (Printed in the White River News.)  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.

T.T. Thorne Bldg   "Picture taken about 1904"   Photo originally owned by Bob Weir.  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler

T.T. Thorne Bldg    Before 1904.  Photo originally owned by Bob Weir.  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler

Hazleton, Ind, Main Street, 1948.  (Printed in the White River News.) 
T.T. Thorne Bldg    Tall brick bldg on end was bank.  White bldg to left was formerly The Opera House, used as school from Nov '35 to Nov '36 while Hazleton School was being built.  Students called it "The Cracker Box". ( info by  Helen Lane Donovan), submitted by Gale Fithian Marler
Hazleton, Ind.  1907 "Easter Egg Roast"  (See "back" of photo below for names.)  Photo originally owned by Bob Weir.  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler


Hazleton, Ind.  (Printed in the White River News. "Courtesy of Miriam Knight Farrington.  Submitted by Peg Hyneman.")  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.

Hazleton, Ind.  Peg (Steelman) Hyneman.  Old gun was displayed on the northeast corner of the schoolyard, across from the Baptist Church.  Submittedy by John E Key.

Citizens State Bank (before 1910)   Submitted by John E Key.

Note:  This photo was taken before 1910.  The white frame building on the right was replaced by the I.O.O.F. Building which was completed by 1910 (see next photo.)

Hazleton, Ind.  (Printed in the White River News.)  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.

Hazleton, Indiana.  (1997) "Vep's Pool Hall"  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.
Operated by Vesper P "Vep" Degenhart (1921-living)  Son of Barney R & Myrtle R (Thompson) Degenhart.)

Hazleton, Indiana.  (1997) "White River News Office"  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.

Hazleton, Indiana.  (date unknown) Old Town Hall and Fire Department  Submitted by Joe Degenhart.
(Note:  The block building to the rear housed a jail and a large pump that once supplied the town's water "directly" from the White River which is immediately to the north of the buildings. These buildings have now been torn down.)
 
Hazleton, Indiana.  (1997) Old Town Hall and Fire Department  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.
(Note:  The block building to the rear housed a jail and a large pump that once supplied the town's water "directly" from the White River which is immediately to the north of the buildings.
These buildings have now been torn down.)

Hazleton, Indiana.  (1997) Old office of Dr. Hamilton M Arthur.  Husband of Bertha D (Chapman) Arthur.  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.

Hazleton, Indiana.  (date unknown) White River Materials Co.   Submitted by Joe Degenhart.
 
Hazleton, Indiana.  (1883) Submitted by Joe Degenhart.
 
Hazleton, Indiana.  "A TRIP TO HAZLETON TOWN" by Edwin Neel.  Submitted by Gale Fithian Marler.