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Jim and Mary at San Toy Flats, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1909

Description: Cyanotype postcard of a boy and girl, with large hair bows, standing near a frame structure. Inscribed in pencil on the back is 1909 / Jim and Mary / 12 E Michigan St. / Indpls.Classified rental advertisements in the Indianapolis News during this era indicate that 12 East Michigan was a modern six-room apartment in the San Toy Flats. Sanborn maps indicate that the two-story apartment building has a wooden structure with a brick veneer front facade. The building was demolished and was later the site of Obelisk Square in the Indiana World War Memorial Plaza.
Origin: 1909, circa
Collection: Indiana Album
Geography: 12 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States
Subjects: Evan Finch Collection
Indianapolis (Ind).
Marion County (Ind.)

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