Miller, James, 1881-1969
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: S0956
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a 1968 ten page typewritten biography of James Miller of Boone County, Indiana. The biography describes Miller's experiences serving in the Philippines from 1899 to 1901with Company B, 34th Regiment Volunteer Infantry during the Philippine-American War. This military conflict occured following the Spanish-American War of 1898 and its resulting Treaty of Paris that transferred Philippine control from Spain to the United States.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and audiotape reel from an oral history interview with Reverend James Miller, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on his ministry.