Myers, Walter D. (Walter Dennis), 1882-1973
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: SP120
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from Indiana and the United States, related to various crimes, criminals, and legal cases, such as a lawsuits between demolition companies and various criminal trials, ranging from 1921 to 1980 and undated. There are images of 3 members of the Reno Gang, Bonnie and Clyde, and several Hoosier criminals from the 20th century, as well as an FBI criminal "wanted notice" of car thief Fred Bowen (1938) sent to ...
Dates: 1921-1980, undated
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.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Walter D. Myers and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; papers from Walter D. Myers' career; newspaper and magazine articles; political speeches; medals and various other memorabilia; and programs from conventions and other meetings ranging from 1906 to 1969 regarding political life, family matters and achievements; and work matters.There is also an oversive folder containing Myers' certificate of appointment from 1940 and a...
Dates: 1906-1969, undated
Collection — Folder: SP084
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of Walter D. Myers in California; New Orleans, Louisiana; Claremore, Oklahoma; Chicago, Illinois; and other unidentified locations in the United States ranging from 1948 to 1952 and undated, depicting him with various people at social and political events, probably as part of his fourth assistant postmaster general duties.
Dates: 1948-1952, undated
Scope and Contents The collection contains the reel-to-reel tape and transcript of interviews with Walter D. Myers, Sr. conducted by Randall Jehs on December 14, 1970 and January 20, 1971. In the first interview (p. 1-40), Myers discusses why he entered the political arena, his experiences as an attorney for the city and state and city departments, Thomas Taggart, the Federal Reserve Act, his involvement in the American Legion, the Warner Brothers company, Stought Fletcher, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jim Farley,...
Dates: 1970/12/04, 1971/01/20