|Rhodius Park swimming pool layout, 1923|
This project is part of the Indiana Memory Digital Library and is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Indiana State Library. It was funded by a Library Services and Technology Act grant to the Ball State University Libraries for 2016-2017. Grant funding for this project supporting the necessary equipment, staff time, and expertise to complete the digitization, description, and publication of these valuable historical drawings.
The collection includes drawings and plans for prominent Indianapolis locales including Broad Ripple Park, Washington Park Zoo, Fall Creek Boulevard, Bush Stadium, Brookside Parkway, Eagle Creek golf course, Garflield Park, and Kessler Boulevard.
Ball State University Libraries' Drawings and Documents Archive is dedicated to preserving the history of Indiana's built environment and contains contain over 120,000 original architectural drawings, landscape plans, blueprints, photographs, models, and building remnants that tell the stories of Indiana’s sites and structures.