Lawton, Henry Ware, 1843-1899
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
General Henry Ware Lawton collection
Collection — Folder: S0814
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten document containing three resolutions regarding actions the State of Indiana would take in response to the death of General Henry Ware Lawton during the Philippine Insurrection. The resolutions were drafted and signed on December 20, 1899 by a committee comprised of Governor James Mount, William Hart, and John B. Conner.The collection also includes a February 7, 1939 handwritten letter sent to Indiana Governor M. Clifford Townsend by Ex Sgt....
Henry W. Lawton statue dedication photographs
Collection — Folder: SP106
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 black-and-white photographs related to the dedication of the Henry W. Lawton statue in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 30, 1907. Two of the images are from the dedication of the statue in front of the old Marion County Courthouse, one showing James Whitcomb Riley reading poetry to the crowd below. There is also a photograph of the prominent attendees, including President Theodore Roosevelt, gathered at Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks' house. This image is a copy of...
Hoosier Hall of Fame lantern slides
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides created by McIntosh Steropticon Company of Chicago, Illinois from circa 1916 showing male historical figures from Indiana, most likely used for a lecture or some type of display during the Indiana centennial.
Dates: circa 1916
Theodore Roosevelt, Civil War General Henry Lawton statue dedication hand-colored photograph
Collection — Folder: OBC197
Scope and Contents This collection contains a hand-colored photograph of Theodore Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of the General Henry W. Lawton statue on May 30, 1907 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Theodore Roosevelt in Indiana photograph collection
Collection — Folder: SP151
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken during the Henry W. Lawton statue dedication in Indianapolis, Indiana. The photographs show the dedication ceremony in front of the courthouse and President Roosevelt addressing the crowd, as well as the parade and procession to or from Vice President Fairbanks' house. The images also include snapshots from the gathering at the house earlier in the day. There are also 3 clippings from newspapers showing scenes from Roosevelt's 1907,...
Dates: 1907/05/30; 1957-1971