Born in 1869 near Versailles, Kentucky, Clifford Berryman developed an exceptional artistic ability at an early age. As a child, he spent much of his time time with pencil and paper in hand, sketching the likes of friends, family, and even local politicians.
This gallery of meticulously drafted (and aesthetically pleasing) patent drawings illustrates a small sample of Hoosier ingenuity—from the practical, to the macabre, to the utterly strange—in the “progress of science and useful arts."
In 1933, the U.S. National Park Service established the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)—a component of the NPS Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP)—to create work for architects, draftsmen and photographers left jobless by the Great Depression.
Governor Thomas Marshall and the Progressive-Era Indiana Constitution that never was.