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Re: Carnival glass
Joe Rice has the glass factory west of Elwood,
Indiana. Joe's mother was a St. Clair. Except when my
father asked Joe if he knew anything about the St.
Clair name, he told Dad that when the family came to
Elwood the priest told them they needed to change
their name to one that would be more American, and
that St. Clair would be good. Joe couldn't remember
the original family name.
--- DSinc39156@aol.com wrote:
> St. Clair glass is still alive and well in Elwood
> Indiana, the place of my
> birth. A son of this family now has a shop in
> Anderson Indiana, I just passed
> it yesterday going to my nephew's basketball game.
> Sinclair Glass is also
> still going strong in Hartford City Indiana,
> although they have closed their
> public showroom. All three make gifts and lamps.
> Conversely the container
> glass industry is slowing down in other towns nearby
> with the closing of Kerr
[ Excess quotations omitted. ]
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