Claypool Hotel (1903-1967)
Backstory and Context
Given its proximity to the state capitol, the Claypool was the preferred hotel of state and national political leaders when they stayed in Indianapolis. It was also the home of the state headquarters of both the Republican and Democratic parties.
Claypool Hotel, Washington and Illinois Streets, c1969 (Indianapolis, Ind.). Indiana Historic Architecture Slide Collection. Accessed January 21, 2017. http://indiamond6.ulib.iupui.edu/cdm/ref/collection/IHAS/id/3867.
Finding Aid for the Claypool Hotel Collection. Indiana Historical Society. Accessed January 21, 2017. http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/claypool-hotel-photographs-ca-1890-1966.pdf.