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Schimpff's Confectionery
347 Spring Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
(812) 283-8367

 

BOOKS & VIDEOS


Schimpff's Christmas Candy
Ribbons & Canes
A Holiday Tradition

DVD Video
$11.95
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Join Warren and Jill Schimpff as they hand make traditional Christmas goodies - Candy Canes and Ribbon Candy. This narrated video is a must for anyone who wants to know how the stripes get on these treats.

Clarksville's Colgate:
Prison to Present


DVD Video
$20.00
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This one hour documentary delves into the earliest years of Indiana’s state prison system with the construction of the Indiana Prison in 1847, later renamed the Indiana Reformatory. The reuse of this facility as a soap making plant for Colgate-Palmolive in 1921 created one of Clark County’s largest employers formore than eight decades. The video includes never before seen photos of the prison and Colgate's Jeffersonville plant in Clarksville. Building blueprints, aerial photos, and first person interviews with the employees that worked there make this a one of a kind video.


Charlestown Powder Plant:
1940-1992


DVD Video
$20.00
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This video is a one hour documentary on the fifty-two year life of the smokeless powder manufacturing and bag loading facility in Charlestown, Indiana.

For more than five decades the powder plant provided smokeless powder and propellant charge bags for the military. Throughout WW II, Korea, and Vietnam, the Indiana Ordnance Works and Hoosier Ordnance Plant also provided jobs. More than 50,000 people were employed here at one time.

Rose Island: on a Summer Day
DVD Video
$20.00
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Join amateur historian Tom Chapman as he visits with twenty-five individuals that visited Rose Island, worked at Rose Island, and even lived at Rose Island.

This is the story of an amusement park in Charlestown, Indiana that was touted as "a play-ground and pleasure resort unexcelled anywhere within the central states."


1937 Flood
DVD
$20.00
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The story of one of the worst natural disasters in American History.

Fontaine Ferry Park
The Lost Footage


DVD Video
$15.00
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From the creators of Fontaine Ferry Park...a time of innocence comes a NEW treasury of past scenes. Approximately 30 minutes, plus special features and an interview with the Director.


Fontaine Ferry Park...
a time of innocence

DVD Video
$20.00
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Relive the wonderful, carefree days at Louisville's 1905-1969 mainstay amusement park.

Jeffersonville, Indiana
$21.99
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The more than two hundred images featured in Jeffersonville, Indiana tell the city's tale from the earliest days of settlement, through the boom days of the late 19th century, and on to the tragedy of the Great Flood of 1937.




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