The Photography Of Ben Winans Of Brookville, Indiana, 1902-1926
The Photography Of Ben Winans Of Brookville, Indiana, 1902-1926
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The Photography of Ben Winans of Brookville, Indiana, 1902-1926; By Donald l. Dunaway; 2001; Softcover; 184 pp; 8.5x11; illustrated; ISBN 9780871951540; Item IHS035

In 1902 photographer Ben Winans purchased a state-of-the-art camera and began documenting life in tiny Brookville, Indiana. For twenty-four years he photographed the people, places, and events that breathed life into this southeastern Indiana town. The 172-page book, written by Don Dunaway, features more than one hundred of Winans's black-and-white photographs of townsfolk at work and play, surrounding scenery, and architecture of the small river town.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Chapter One: The World of Ben Winans
  • Chapter Two: People
  • Chapter Three: Significant Town Buildings and Businesses
  • Chapter Four: The Whitewater Canal
  • Chapter Five: Street Fairs and Parades
  • Chapter Six: Bridges
  • Chapter Seven: Log Houses
  • Chapter Eight: Churches
  • Chapter Nine: Schools
  • Chapter Ten: Ben Winans and the Hermitage
  • Chapter Eleven: The 1913 Flood
  • Chapter Twelve: Country Scenes
  • Chapter Thirteen: Trains and Railroads
  • Chapter Fourteen: Automobiles
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About the author

Donald L. Dunaway, a native of Franklin County, Indiana, received a bachelor of science degree and a master's degree in business administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He retired after forty years at the U.S. Department of Engergy's Feed Material Production Center near Cincinnati, Ohio