The Herbert Bloemker Company Civil Engineering Blueprints
OBC 61, OBD 1, OBE 1
3 oversized folders

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Processed by: Benjamin Clark, August 2005

Biographical Note:

Herbert Bloemker was born in 1902 in Indiana. Bloemker studied civil engineering at Purdue University. He was elected for two terms as county surveyor in 1935 and 1937; he also served as county engineer and chief deputy surveyor. Besides the work included in this collection, he was responsible for surveying and layout work on several commercial centers in Indianapolis, including the Speedway Shopping Center and the Chrysler plant on Shadeland Avenue. He is likewise known for his work on rebuilding the race track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Bloemker owned and operated The Herbert Bloemker Company, a civil and consulting engineering and surveying firm located on Delaware Street in Indianapolis. Bloemker died on March 19, 1955.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of blueprints of civil engineering work to be done on Bancroft Street, Riley Avenue, and Nowland Avenue.

Folder and Item Listing:

1 Folder.  
1950-1957 Plats and blueprints for Hurt and Curry's, Bancroft and Riley Place
1 Folder.  
1853-1954 Blueprints for Hurt and Curry's, Bancroft and Riley Place
1 Folder.  
1953-1954 Blueprints of Nowland Avenue from Emerson Avenue to Wallace Street

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

3 oversized folders

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Access: This collection is open for research.



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