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Boy Scouts Bicycle Trip
In the summer of 1920, the Boy Scouts of Mansfield, Ohio made an unprecedented cycling trip through three states: Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. They traveled 959 miles during the trip and were entertained by other scout troops along the way. The…
Tags: Bicycles, Boy Scouts
The recently purchased Mansfield/Richland County Public Library bookmobile participates in a parade in 1979. The bookmobile is passing the G. K. Wolf Realty Co. located at 519 Park Avenue West.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter
Thomas, founder of the Baxter Stove Company, and his wife, Isabella, had 9 children, all boys, while in Columbiana County: John (b. 1841), James (b. 1843), Robert (b. 1845), William (b. 1847), Thomas (b. 1850), Emmett (b. 1853), Cassius (b. 1856),…
In 1882 John and Emmett Baxter arrived in Mansfield to check out available land to relocate their father's factory. The Baxter Stove works would be located on Bloom Street, today East Fifth, past the tracks once the street was extended. John Baxter…
In 1882 John and Emmett Baxter arrived in Mansfield to check out available land to relocate their father's factory. The Baxter Stove works would be located on Bloom Street, today East Fifth, past the tracks once the street was extended. Emmett…
The Baxter Stove Co.
The entire Baxter family would move to Mansfield to work for the new Baxter Stove Company, which was incorporated on May 31, 1883, with a capital stock of $60,000. In August of 1883, the company sent its first shipment, containing 62 stoves, to Fort…
Tags: Baxter Stove Company, Industries
Dr. Mary Jordan Finley (1896)
Dr. Mary Jordan Finley was born November 26, 1849, in Pennslyvania to Agustus Finley and Amanda Jane Irwin/Erwin. She practiced medicine in Mansfield, Ohio between 1881 and 1900 after graduating from the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. She…
Four tickets for the One Hundred and Tenth Commencement Mansfield Senior High School
Four tickets for the One Hundred and Tenth Commencement Mansfield Senior High School held on June 8, 1956, at Arlin Field, Mansfield, Ohio.
Smokehouse Bowling Alley at 53 North Main
A group of well-dressed men stand in front of the Smokehouse Bowling and Billiards at 53 North Main--the Bird Building. A display of baseball mitts, masks, and other equipment sits behind the large glass window. Also visible, a "baseball" sign with…
Tags: Bird Building, Smokehouse
Billy Clapper's Bon Ton Restaurant
Proprietor William Clapper and his dog stand next to the front door of the Bon Ton Restaurant in Butler. Window signs identify the restaurant while metal signs above the windows and doors advertise Coca Cola and Quality 5 cent cigars.
Tags: Businesses, Butler