Kokomo, Indiana

Photograph of the Elliott House in the Old Silk Stocking Historic District
David Foster, Founder of Kokomo
Natural gas miners and their drill, near Kokomo, Indiana during the Indiana Gas Boom, c. 1885
Elwood Haynes driving in his first automobile, the 1894 Pioneer, photo taken c. 1910
1904 newspaper advertisement for Haynes-Apperson
Ryan White in 1989 at a fundraising event in Indianapolis
Location of the Kokomo-Peru CSA and its components:
Downtown Kokomo in 2008
City Hall and Police Department building.
Seiberling Mansion
Old Ben – Born in 1902 and acclaimed as "The largest steer in the world"
The Vermont Covered Bridge – Another attraction to be found in Highland Park
US 31 in Kokomo in 2005, now designated State Road 931.
Weather of Kokomo during December 2016
Weather of Kokomo during December 2016
U.S. 31 during winters near Kokomo

City in Indiana and the county seat of Howard County, Indiana, United States.

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Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses

Ponderosa Steakhouse and Bonanza Steakhouse are a chain of buffet/steakhouse restaurants that are a part of Homestyle Dining LLC based in Plano, Texas.

Ponderosa Steakhouse and Bonanza Steakhouse are a chain of buffet/steakhouse restaurants that are a part of Homestyle Dining LLC based in Plano, Texas.

A Ponderosa Steakhouse in West Branch, Michigan (now closed).
A Bonanza steakhouse in Marquette, Michigan, in 2011. This location has since closed.

In 1965, Dan Lasater, Norm Wiese and Charles Kleptz founded Ponderosa in Kokomo, Indiana, moving the headquarters to Dayton, Ohio, in 1971.

Deeds' barn

Delco Electronics

Deeds' barn
1956 Chevrolet Corvette Transistorized "Hybrid" (vacuum tubes and transistors) Car Radio option.

Delco Electronics Corporation was the automotive electronics design and manufacturing subsidiary of General Motors based in Kokomo, Indiana, that manufactured Delco radios and other electric products found in GM cars.

Person reading a newspaper

Kokomo Tribune

Person reading a newspaper

The Kokomo Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Kokomo, Indiana, United States.

Elwood Haynes

American inventor, metallurgist, automotive pioneer, entrepreneur and industrialist.

American inventor, metallurgist, automotive pioneer, entrepreneur and industrialist.

Haynes' Francis Murphy Temperance pledge card
Boynton Hall at Worcester Technical Institute
Elwood Haynes driving in his first automobile, the 1894 Pioneer, photo taken c. 1910
A 1903 Haynes-Apperson car advertisement
A 1919 Haynes Automobile Company advertisement
Elwood Haynes, c. 1919
Haynes' Kokomo home

After his death from complications arising from influenza, his Kokomo mansion was converted into the Elwood Haynes Museum and is open to the public where many of his original inventions and automobiles are on display.

White in 1989

Ryan White

White in 1989
President Barack Obama signs the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009.

Ryan Wayne White (December 6, 1971 – April 8, 1990) was an American teenager from Kokomo, Indiana, who became a national poster child for HIV/AIDS in the United States after failing to be readmitted to school following a diagnosis of AIDS.

Western School Corporation

Western School Corporation is a public school district which serves Russiaville, Alto, New London, West Middleton, and southwestern Kokomo in Howard County, Indiana.

Russiaville, Indiana

Town in Honey Creek Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States.

Town in Honey Creek Township, Howard County, Indiana, United States.

It is part of the Kokomo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Continental Steel Corporation

United States steel producer from 1927 until 1986.

United States steel producer from 1927 until 1986.

The company was created on June 21, 1927 through the merger of the Kokomo Steel and Wire Company (founded in Kokomo, Indiana in 1901) with the Superior Sheet Steel Company of Canton, Ohio, and the Chapman Price Steel Company of Indianapolis.

Jean Baptiste Richardville

Jean Baptiste de Richardville (c.

Jean Baptiste de Richardville (c.

Richardville's grave at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne
Richardville House in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Chief Richardville house, ca. 2008, at Huntington, Indiana

Richardville and the other Miami leaders also negotiated with federal government officials to exempt from the land cessions an area known as the Miami National Reserve, a tract of land encompassing 875000 acre, approximately 37 mi2, in central Indiana, east of present-day Kokomo and 30 mi northeast of Indianapolis.

Public education expenditure as a share of GDP and of total public expenditure, countries below both benchmarks, 2017 or most recent year

Hamilton Heights School Corporation

Public school district serving the northeastern rural communities in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Public school district serving the northeastern rural communities in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Public education expenditure as a share of GDP and of total public expenditure, countries below both benchmarks, 2017 or most recent year

In contrast to his previous school, Western School Corporation in Kokomo, Indiana, which had attempted to segregate him from the student population, Hamilton Heights welcomed Ryan and prepared its students with AIDS education courses.