Sunbury Glass Plate Negatives

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Young boy milking a cow.


If you know who this young boy might be, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.


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Written in pencil on the original Eastman Kodak Co. box in which this slide came is

"the Old Covered Bridge at Utica."

Also identified as covered bridge on Yankee Street in Galena.


If you know more about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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This picture, taken c.1918, is of the receiving platform of the Sunbury Creamery.

John Loar is the man standing to the right of the car. The car has been identified

as a 1914 Model T.


If you can identify the two men in the car, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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The man driving this car could be Lamont Kempton with his dog.

It has been ruled out that the car is a Ford, and it is believed that

the car's tag indicates a date of either 1918 or 1919.


If you have information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 5]

Sunbury High School Girl's Basketball Team 1917-18.

These young women have been identified as follows:

Back row left to right

Hallie Piper Day, Doris Forwood Kirkpartick Neptune, Bernice Utley Webb,

Lucille Townley Davis, Mabel A. Loar Capell


Front row left to right

Genevieve Granger Tidball, Leta Spear Barnhard, Cora Walter Buel



If you know more about the young women who have been identified or the

location where the picture was taken, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or

send an email message to history@yourcl.org.


Information provided by Georgann Whitney
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[page 6]

Lillie May Kempton (1896-1973) at the Kempton home feeding the rabbits and

chickens. The house is located at 181 East Granville Street, Sunbury, OH.
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[page 7]

Photo of a table set for a meal.


Are you familiar with this photo? If you are, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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Sunbury School Class. c.1917-1918

Milton Utley, teacher (rear left)

Eleanor Huston, teacher (middle row left)

A.C. Myers, teacher (rear right)


According to the 13 September 1917 issue of the Sunbury News, Milton Utley was the

Superintendent and taught Science, Asa C. Myers was the Principal and taught

Language and Agriculture, and Eleanor Huston taught History and Mathematics.


If you can identify any of the students in this class, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 9]


Photo of horse and dog with outbuildings.



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740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 10]

Photo of young woman milking cows.


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740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 11]


This photo is of a building of the fence factory in Sunbury, OH, located at

140 E. Granville St. It is currently the Great Midwest Yacht Co.,

owned and operated by Douglas Laber.



If you can describe what is happening in this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 12]


This photo is of a building that has been identified as the Sunbury fence factory

located at 140 E. Granville St. It is currently the Great Midwest Yacht Co.,

owned and operated by Douglas Laber.



If you have more information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901, or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 13]


It is possible that the man on the right in this photo is the same man in the

photo on page 20. The dog may be the same dog that is on page 4 of this collection.


If you have this photo or recognize the silos, the outbuildings, or the men

in suits, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to

history@yourcl.org.

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[page 14]


Photo of a baby sitting outside in a high chair.



Do you have a photo of this baby in your own collection? If you do,

please contact the library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 15]


Photo of two young girls with dolls standing at a decorated Christmas tree.



If you have this picture or can help us identify these children, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 16]

Photo of Shaver Gravesite in Sunbury Memorial Park. The smaller stone to the left

of the center stone is for Sara A. Shaver (1840-1915), and the smaller stone to

the right is for R. Shaver (1833-1922).


Suzanne Link Allen provided the following information:

"The 'R' may stand for 'Rudolph' Shaver, brother to Eliza Shaver Link,
wife of Frank Link, my grandfather."


If you have information you would like to contribute about this slide, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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This may be a picture of the second story of the brick building on the NW corner of

the Town Square at Cherry and Columbus St. This building is commonly referred

to as Fling's Hardware although it is no longer operating as a hardware store. It

is thought that the second story of the building was at one time a meeting place

of the Knights of Pythias.


If you know anything about this picture, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or

send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 18]


This photo shows a young child outside on a rocking horse.

Do you know this child? Can you make out the buildings on the other side of

the fence? If so, call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an

email message to history@yourcl.org.
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Sunbury High School Men's Basketball Team 1920


Herbert Kempton has been identified as seated 5th from left.

One of the men standing has been identified as Reese Davis.




If you can identify any of the men in this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 20]


This photo has been identified as possibly being the home of Dick and Harry

White's mother. It may have been located on Hill Street but is no longer standing.


If you have this photo in your collection and can identify the people in it,

please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to the library at

history@yourcl.org.
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[page 21]


This photo shows a view of tombstones close to a walking path at the

Sunbury Memorial Park. The focal point seems to be the stone to the right

of the path with fresh flowers strewn about.



If you know anything about this picture, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 22]


This photo shows a man standing and leaning on a pickaxe and a boy seated

on the ground at the Sunbury Memorial Park.


If you know anything about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 23]


This photo shows a gathering of people of all ages. Some group members are on the

porch of the building, some are standing on the ground on the right. The group on

the right is looking at the children having their picture taken with the seated

adult. The benches they are seated on resemble church pews.



This building is the same building that appears on page 81 of this collection.



Do you have this picture in your collection or do you know any of the

people pictured? Do you recognize the building? If you do, please call the library

at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 24]


Photo of the Sunbury High School Track Team c.1918-1922

Milton Utley, Principal, standing at left.


Do you know the names of these young athletes or the man standing on the right?

If you do, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to

history@yourcl.org.
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This photo is of a group of men and women standing next to the American Baptist

Publication Society building.


If you know any of the people in the picture, anything about the American

Baptist Publication Society, where the building might have been or might be

located, please call the library at 740-996-3901 or send an email message to

history@yourcl.org.
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[page 26]


This photo shows two stamps on a large piece of wood that in part reads

GEO. F. GERMAIN

RED ONION MINE.

EX. PD. HEMLOCK

O.


If you recognize the building in this picture or what the wooden structure

was used for, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email

message to history@yourcl.org.


from Mark Arnold: "Looks like the end of a coal car but it is upside down compared to how it would be in use. The numbers probably correspond to the sides for assembly once it gets to the mine which appears to be in Hemlock, OH--coal country."
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A group of young children identified as being inside the Sunbury Methodist Church

near the Sunbury Memorial Park when the church was a Bible Church. The church is

now a private residence.


If you know who any of these children are and the activity in which they are

engaged, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to

history@yourcl.org.
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[page 28]


Do you know where in the Big Walnut area the scene in this picture might be

located?



If you do, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to

history@yourcl.org.
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[page 29]


This is a photo of a barn with a tiled silo and additional outbuilding. There is

a man standing in front of the silo. One patron commented that the tile on the silo

of this barn looks like the tile that came out of the Haydenville or Red Onion Mine


If you recognize this picture, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 30]


Do you know where in the Big Walnut area the scene in this picture might be

located?


If you do, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email

message to history@yourcl.org.
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Lillie May Kempton

b. 31 Dec 1896
d. 27 Dec 1973

This picture shows Lillie May Kempton feeding geese in the backyard of her home

in Sunbury. The house is located at 181 E. Granville St. in Sunbury, OH.


If you would like to contribute information about this picture, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 32]


This photo shows a tethered cow and calf outside of a barn with an outbuilding and

a carriage to the right.


Do you have this picture or know whose farm it might be? If you do, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.




From Mark Arnold: "The sawtooth or serrated lap siding of the barn is a common decorative treatment for vertical siding on barns. It is not part of the roof, but occurs on the gable end of the structure in the triangular area from the eaves to the peak."
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[page 33]


This photo shows a baby in a high chair.


Do you have any information about this picture? If you do, please call the library

at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 34]


Lillie May Kempton

b. 31 Dec 1896
d. 27 Dec 1973



If you have information you would like to contribute about this slide, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 35]


This photo shows a herd of cattle grazing in pasture with both fir and

deciduous trees.



If you know where this area might be located, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.


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The man in this photo has been identified as Charles E. Kempton.

He is standing next to the Kempton house carrying a bag in each hand, possibly

going to college in Columbus, OH. The house is located at 181 E. Granville St. in

Sunbury, OH.



If you have information you would like to contribute about this slide, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.



Information provided by Charles E. Kempton's niece, Kitty.
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[page 37]


This man has been identified as Charles E Kempton by his niece, Kitty.



If you have information you would like to contribute about this slide, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 38]


This man has been identified as Charles Edward Kempton (1894-1963) by his niece,

Kitty. She dated the picture 15 April 1911 and stated that he "learned his

oration on this stump" to get into Baptist Ministry.



If you have information you would like to contribute about this slide, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 39]


This photo of the front porch of a house with a little girl standing between

a pillar and a flowering bush is located at 125 Letts Avenue.



If you know who the girl is or have information about the house, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.
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[page 40]


This man has been identified a Charles Edward Kempton by his niece, Kitty. The photo

was likely taken in the Kempton yard.




If you would like to contribute more information about Charles Kempton or the

house, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to

history@yourcl.org.
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[page 41]


This photo shows two women standing in the yard of what could be the Kempton home.

The woman on the left is obscured by damage to the slide.



If you can identify the women in the picture or the house, please call the library

at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org



Information provided by Charles Kempton's niece, Kitty.



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This photo shows a man dressed in a suit and tie and a woman wearing a long dress

standing in the yard of a building or home. A sidewalk runs behind them up to a

porch where a man wearing a hat and a woman wearing a long dress are seated.



If you can identify these people or the building in the picture, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or send an email message to history@yourcl.org.

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[page 43]


This is a photograph of the 1918-19 Sunbury High School's Men's Basketball

Team. According to his daughter, Herbert Kempton is seated in the first row,

fifth seat from the left.



Do you know any of the other players or coaches in the picture? If you do, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email to history@yourcl.org.

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[page 44]


This is a photograph of the Sunbury High School 1917-18 Men's Basketball

Team. The background in this photo is the same as the Sunbury High School

Women's Basketball Team on page 5 of this collection. Kneeling on left is

Herbert Kempton.



Do you know who these young men or coaches are or where they are standing? If you

do, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.

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[page 45]


Twenty people gathered outdoors for a photograph. The children in front are

sitting on the grass. The middle row of adults is seated on chairs with

each of the two adults on the left holding a baby. The back row has five

people. The back row also has a dominant tree and there is a stone step coming up

toward the camera.



If you know any of these people or the location in which the picture was

taken, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org
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[page 46]


A baby sitting up in a white dress in a large rocking chair. There is a road next to

the grass and a cement or stone walkway in the yard behind the chair.


Do you know who this baby is or where the picture was taken? If you do, please

call 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 47]


This photo has been identified as showing the Weeping Walls formation around Alum

Creek before the construction of the Alum Creek Dam.


Do you have more information about the scene in this slide? If you do,

please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 48]


House with porch, trees, windows, driveway, garden, fence, and barn.


If you know anything about this house, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or email us at history@yourcl.org.
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[page 49]


The two girls shown in this photo also appear in the photo on p. 45 of this

collection. They are wearing the same dresses.


If you know who these girls are, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or email history@yourcl.org.
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This has been identified as the George and Dorothy Griffith farm by their

granddaughter,Penny Woehle. The Griffith's moved from Lindon to Galena in 1947 where

they owned a restaurant where Mudflats is today. Mr. Griffith planted the pine trees

that are in Galena Square.


The Griffith's lived in the house next to the restaurant and purchased the 100 acre

farm shown in the slide. Penny remembers that he paid $10,000 for the farm.

Mr. Griffith cultivated straw, hay, soybeans, and raised cows and pigs.




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[page 51]


Baby in wicker stroller wearing hat with blanket and head resting on pillow.

Two buildings can be seen along the left margin.


If you recognize this baby or the location of the photo, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email ask@yourcl.com.
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[page 52]


Two men are standing on a piece of farm equipment that is being led by a team of

horses. A third man is leaning toward the rail of the equipment with his feet on

the ground. There is also a small child seated on the piece of equipment.

The farmland and outbuildings, one large barn with silos, and the house with two

chimneys in the distance are reminiscent of the slide on page 5 of this

collection.



Are you familiar with these people,this farm and these outbuildings? If you are,

please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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Photo of young girl milking cows in barn.



Are you familiar with this picture? If you are, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 54]


Photo identified as possibly being the Tub Feasel family sitting in the grass with

their backs to the east side of the public square in Sunbury. If it is Tub

Feasel, it is believed he owned one of the corner gas stations on the square

that has since been torn down.



Do you know the people in this picture? If you do, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 55]


This young man has been identified as Donald Kempton by his daughter, Kitty Kempton.



If you have information about this photo you would like to add, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 56]


Planted fields with a person or scarecrow wearing a white hat in the lower left

foreground.



If you have information about this photo you would like to add, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 57]


A photo of a seated woman wearing a dress with a young boy on her left and a young

girl on her right. The photo shows a building behind them and a fence post nearby.



If you can identify the people in this photo or their location, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 58]


This appears to be the same woman and children as in the previous slide,

only the woman is in a different dress and the children have switched sides.

The vegetation is different along the fence and the fence post that

appears on the previous slide is no longer visible.


If you can identify the people in this photo or their location, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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[page 59]


This photo shows Hazel Mathews (center) and Lillie Kempton (right)

who are cousins by their mothers Lossie Mathews (Hazel) and Mary Francis Hildebrand

(Lillie). The woman on the left is not yet identified.


If you can identify the woman on the left, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.


Information provided by Kitty Kempton
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[page 60]


This couple has been identified as Henry E. Coleman and Hazel M. Mathews Coleman.

They were married 27 April 1918 in Marion County.

Mr.Coleman was a traveling salesman. They had no children.


If you can tell us more about the Colemans, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or email history@yourcl.org.


Information provided by Kitty Kempton.
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[page 61]


Construction of the Sunbury Creamery. At least two men can be seen; one standing

on the lower left, and one in an opening on the second story of the building

looking out toward the camera.


If you have more information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3908 or send a message to history@yourcl.org.




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[page 62]



This photo shows the railroad trestle at Sunbury Creamery.



If you have more information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3908 or send a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 63]


This photo shows the Nestle baseball team and fans. The Nestle plant is prominent

in the right side of the image as is the water tower.



If you have more information about this photo, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.


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Description

[page 64]


This photo has been identified as a rail yard. In the foreground, there is a fence

with some kind of material stacked along it on the ground, a break in the fence and

two additional fence posts, the first one with a sign posted on it.


The middle-ground shows four lines and a cable over a barn-like structure with

windows and a large central door. Some kind of material is stacked underneath

the far window. A large truck is backed up beneath a large wooden bin. A man

dressed in dark clothing with his arms crossed faces the truck. A man in a white

shirt can be seen facing another man who is blocked from view except for a small

portion of his hat, and another man in a hat has his left arm extended along

his side. A fourth man appears to be standing on the hopper car labeled

PNL (Paducah & Louisville). A second wooden bin setup can be seen on the other

side of the PNL hopper car parallel to a second hopper car.


Two men in hats are standing just right of center in the photo. An early model car

is parked next to a hopper car marked with the letters N & W (Norfolk & Western).

There is a pile of what has been identified as clay tile on the right.

The background of the image shows a field, a line of buildings, and trees.


If you have more information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 65]


This photo has been identified as showing a train trestle built over Big Walnut

Creek in Sunbury. It is a deck type girder plate bridge that is still standing

and used as a pedestrian bridge.



If you can contribute more information, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or email history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 66]


This photo has been identified as being inside the Sunbury Creamery. Four

men can be seen looking at the photographer. The man on the left with the mustache

is the same man on page 3 of this collection.


Do you know who these men are or more about this picture? If you do, please call

the library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 67]


This photo has been identified as the railroad trestle at the Sunbury Creamery.


If you can contribute more information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 68]

This photo shows six members of the Nestle basketball team. Herbert Kempton is the

sixth from left.


If you know who the other team members are, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.


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Description

[page 69]


This photo shows three men in a canoe fishing.


If you have information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 70]


This photo shows a creek with birch trees in the foreground and deciduous trees in

the background.



If you have information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 71]


This photo shows the construction of the Sunbury Creamery from the inside

of the building. In the upper left quadrant of the photo, two men are standing

at the top of the scaffolding.



If you have information about this picture or know who the men might be, please call

the library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 72]


This photo shows the railroad trestle running along what is most likely the west

side of the building. The train brought milk, packages, and people to the creamery.



If you have information more about this picture, please call the library

at 740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 73]


This photo shows a steam tractor. Note the water tank

on back and steam release in upper right-hand quadrant of the image.



If you have more information about this picture, know who the men might be, or

clarify the name on the water tank, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.




Information provided by Gene Jenny.
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Description

[page 74]


This photo shows two steam rollers. It is possible they are joined. Note they are

on the road rather than the railroad track.



If you have more information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 75]


This photo shows a steam tractor on the left joined by a cable to another type of

rolling machinery on the right. They are on the road rather than the railroad track

which can be seen in the foreground of the photo.



If you have more information about this picture, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 76]


This photo shows a house located at 164 Letts Avenue in Sunbury, Ohio. According

to the Delaware County Auditor's website, the house was built in 1913.



If you can identify the people in this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 77]


This photo shows a child in a stroller next to a sidewalk. In the middle-ground

are trees, and in the background are buildings and a road.


If you can identify the child in the stroller or the location,

please call the library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 78]


This photo shows the fence factory building in Sunbury, Ohio, in the background,

and a large piece of equipment resting on saw horses in the foreground. The building

is currently the Great Midwest Yacht Co., owned and operated by Douglas Laber.



If you have more information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 79]


This photo shows a young child holding a hat in the foreground,

a tree-lined road in the left quadrant of the photo, and a barn in the

right quadrant of the photo.



If you can identify this child or the location, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 80]


This photo shows two men in a circa 1905-1910 Model-T. A large barn with open doors

is prominent in the right upper quadrant of the photo.



If you can identify the men in this photo or the location, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or email a message to history@yourcl.org.
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Description

[page 81]


The focal point of this photo is a table where several people are seated outdoors.

On the right, one woman is standing and along with other people

seated at the table, she is looking toward the camera.


To the right of the center table is a tree, and next to the tree are

smaller tables with baskets. To the left of the center table is a tree with

a bench that resembles a church pew resting against its trunk. Beyond the tree

on the left, two women are standing in front of the porch. In the left foreground,

a man wearing a hat is walking toward the center table. This building is the same

building shown on page 23 of this collection.


One woman who viewed this picture commented that it resembled a house on St.Rt.61

just before I-71.



If you can identify the people in this picture or the location of the house, please

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email to history@yourcl.org.


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Description

[page 82]


This photo shows, at right, a gas burning machinery supply

line inside the Sunbury Creamery. A man is standing behind the machine.




If you have more information about this photo or can identify the man standing

behind the machine, call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email

to ask@yourcl.com.



Information provided by Gene Jenny.
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Description

[page 83]


This photo shows a home at 141 Letts Avenue, likely the home of John Loar,

the driver of the car. The car is not a Ford and it would have been expensive.

John Loar owned a restaurant.


If you have more information about this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email to ask@yourcl.com.




Information provided by Red Edwards.
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Description

[page 84]


This photo shows a group of railroad workers. Penn Railroad is the track

on the right and the siding or low-speed track is on the left.

The crew is standing in front of what would become Johnstown Rd.(St.Rt.37).



If you have information about this photo or can identify the members of the crew,

please call the library at 740-965-3901, or send an email to ask@yourcl.




Information provided by John Whitney





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Description

[page 85]


This photo shows the Sunbury Railroad Yard between Letts Avenue and what would

become S. Old 3C, Johnstown Road, St.Rt. 37.



If you have more information about this photo, please call the library

at 740-965-3901, or send an email to ask@yourcl.com.




Information provided by John Whitney
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Description

[page 86]


This photo shows the Pennsylvania Railroad line in the foreground, and Letts Avenue

in the center-left background before the underpass was built. The house on the left

is at 64 Letts Avenue and the house on the right is at 37 Letts Avenue.


If you have more information about this photo, please call the library

at 740-965-3901, or send an email to ask@yourcl.com.



Information provided by John Whitney.
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Description

[page 87]


This photo shows the Sunbury High School track team. Bill Whitney is the

third from right. He graduated from high school in 1922, so the photo has to

have been taken between 1918 and 1922.



Do you know the names of the players on this team? If you do, please call the

library at 740-965-3901 or send an email to history@yourcl.org.



Information provided by Georgann Whitney
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Description

[page 88]


This photo shows the Sunbury fence factory located at 140 E. Granville St.

It is the same building shown on pages 11,12,and 78 of this collection.

It is currently the Great Midwest Yacht Co., owned and operated by Douglas Laber.


If you have more information about this picture, please call the library

at 740-965-3901,or send an email to history@yourcl.org.



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Description

[page 89]


This photo shows participants in the 1919 Women's Rally in Sunbury, OH.

The house is at 21 S.Columbus Street. The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution

was ratified August 18, 1919.


If you have more information about this event and its participants,

call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email to history@yourcl.org.


Information provided by Polly Horn and Georgann Whitney


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Description

[page 90]


This photo shows the Sunbury High School located on Harrison Street. What is likely

to be maintenance or construction equipment is shown in the foreground.


If you have information about this slide, please call the library at 740-965-3901,

or send an email to history@yourcl.org
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Description

[page 91]


This image shows the fence factory in Sunbury, OH. In the foreground, a piece of

manufacturing equipment rests on sawhorses. The building is currently owned by

Doug Laber and is located at 140 E. Granville St.




If you can identify the equipment in this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email to ask@yourcl.com
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Description

[page 92]


This image shows the fence factory in Sunbury, OH. The focal point of the image

is a long piece of manufacturing equipment resting on sawhorses in front of the

building. The building is currently owned by Doug Laber and is located at

140 E. Granville St.




If you can identify the equipment in this photo, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email to ask@yourcl.com
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Description

[page 93]


This image shows the fence factory in Sunbury, OH. The focal point of the image

is a long piece of manufacturing equipment with a wooden overhang resting on

sawhorses in front of the building. There is a large piece of wood held upright

by the equipment and a pulley mechanism hanging above. The building is currently

owned by Doug Laber and is located at 140 E. Granville St.



If you can identify the equipment in this photo and know how it works, please call

the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email to ask@yourcl.com
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Description

[page 94]


This photo shows a young girl in a checkered dress with bows in her hair

standing next to a potted plant. There are fern fronds behind her.

The setting could be a private residence.




If you recognize this young girl or the location in which the photo

was taken, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send an email

to history@yourcl.org.












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Description

[page 95]


This photo shows the Sunbury Creamery under construction. The silhouettes of two men

can be seen in this image; one standing in a window or entry-way near the center

of the image on the second floor, and the other in the top right working.


The architect's drawings for the creamery are dated 3-29-1918 and are on display

at Community Library in Sunbury, OH.



If you have more information about this photo, please call the library at 740-965-3901

or send an email to history@yourcl.org.

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Description

[page 96]


This photo shows the house at 35 N. Vernon St. in Sunbury, OH. Locally known as the

old George Walker (1884-1982) house, the house is currently occupied by his

granddaughter. The barn on the left is no longer standing. The Burrer barn can

be seenon the right and is still standing on North St.



Do you have more information about this house or the 4 people shown in the front?

If you do, please call the library at 740-965-3901, or send an email to

history@yourcl.org.


Information provided by Warren Owen and Georgann Whitney
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Description

[page 97]



This photo shows a field in which the wheat has been threshed and shocked.



If you have any information about this photograph, please call the library at

740-965-3901 or send an email to history@yourcl.org.




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Description

[page 98]


This photo shows a woman seated outside in a rocking chair wearing a white dress.

The porch of the house near which she sits is reminiscent of the porches shown on

pages 23, 42, or 81 in this collection.




If you can identify this woman, please call the library at 740-965-3901 or send

an email to history@yourcl.org.

Dublin Core

Title

Sunbury Glass Plate Negatives

Description

These images depict some of the families, schools, sports teams, early industries, farms and the natural scenery of early 20th-century Sunbury, Ohio. The glass plate negatives were donated to the Community Library by William Fling. If you can identify any person, residence, farm or building, please call the Community Library at 740-965-3901 or email history@yourcl.org.

Source

According to local family members, these photographs were likely taken by Harry O. Kempton and/or Charles A. Perfect

Publisher

Digitized by Community Library 2016

Date

1915

Rights

public domain

Format

image/glass plate negative

Type

glass

Identifier

30210312718389

Coverage

Early 20th century Sunbury, Ohio

Collection

Citation

“Sunbury Glass Plate Negatives,” Delaware County Memory, accessed December 3, 2020, http://66.213.124.233/items/show/216.

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