Watson, James E. (James Eli), 1863-1948
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Collection — Folder: S1942
Scope and Contents This collection contains autographs of Indiana authors and government employees. Signatures include James E. Watson, Homer Caprehart, E.A. Richardson, George Ade, Ernst Heberlein, Jane D. Shackelford, Clara Ingram Judson, etc.Item Listing:27 Dec. 1930 Simeon D. Fees29 Dec. 1930 James E. Watson29 Dec. 1930 Albert H. Vestal29 Dec. 1930 Will R. Wood29 Aug. 1933 R. H. Sullivan31 Aug. 1933 A. R. Robinson...
Collection — Folder: S164
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Indiana politicians in United States Congress and members of the United States George Washington Bicentennial Commission in Washington, D.C. to members of the Indiana George Washington Bicentenary Commission ranging from December 7, 1931 to January 28, 1932 regarding speaking engagements and the difficulties obtaining materials on George Washington from the U.S. commission due to financial constraints.
Collection — Folder: S0069
Scope and Contents This collection includes an invitation to the October 11-13, 1892 ceremonies of the dedication of the buildings of the World's Columbian Exposition and a letter and certified copy of a resolution offered by the Board of Lady Managers of the World's Columbian Commission thanking Governor Chase for the escort of members of the board to the exposition grounds by his military aide dated October 26, 1892. Other items from the exposition include a souvenir cablegram by the Commercial Cable Company...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence; financial documents; photographs; and drawings; brochures; social invitations; naturalization papers; outlines of right and left foot; from many persons and governmental units in the United States and Germany, in English and German, ranging from 1892-1958 regarding Abraham and Nancy Hanks Lincoln; monuments; family matters; National Park Service; Indiana State Parks; Thomas Hart Benton; Civilian Conservation Corps; Indiana World's Fair Commission and...
Scope and Contents The collection includes Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on the...
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on May 2, 1969. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and...