Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S2716
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed list from Bonnie Sloan Post #28 in New Albany, Indiana in 1947 regarding membership and 2 sheets of blank letterhead.
Collection — Folder: S1505
Scope and Contents This collection contains a partial copy of American Legion meeting minutes. In the single page item, the Legion secretary, Helen K. Parsley, recorded the successful competition record of the artist, George H. Honig, whose “Nancy Hanks” doll won fifth place at the American Legion National Convention in 1933.
Dates: circa 1933
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white portrait photographs of past national commanders and other National Executive Committee members of the American Legion in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1968.
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1850 to 1975 and undated regarding people, buildings, street scenes, illustrations, and events such as Foch Day (November 4, 1921) in Indianapolis, as well as a few shots taken around Indiana.
Dates: circa 1850-1975, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, clippings and other ephemera; architectural drawings and blueprints; photographs and photograph albums; scrapbooks and illustration boards from Edward D. Pierre and his architectural firms, Pierre and Wright and Edward D. Pierre and Associates, in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1925 to 1962. The materials cover a surfeit of topics such as Pierre's architectural projects and contests, including the Indiana State Library and Historical...
Dates: circa 1925-1962
Collection — Folder: SP143
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken during Marshall Foch Day in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 4, 1921, regarding Foch's arrival in the city, him congratulating the winner of the 25-mile race, the parade, and the cornerstone dedication for the American Legion National Headquarters. There is also an undated clipping of a photograph from the event.
Dates: 1921/11/04, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains a series of music books used by the New Albany American Legion marching band. There are two sets and each book is labeled for a different instrument. Song titles in the books include: "March-Blazing the Trail," "On the Picket Line," "Spirit of Peace," "Under the American Flag," "The Hague Conference," and "Florizel Overture." Books in the H-64 set are stamped with the name of the store where they were purchased, "H.H. Dreyer, New Albany, Indiana."
Dates: circa 1920s
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a black-and-white panormaic photograph affixed to glass of the Indiana Legion Band taken by Fred Schutz at the White House in Washington, D.C. on October 10, 1930.