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Florence Allen oral history

Identifier: OH010

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview done with Florence Allen of Wabash, Indiana. In the interview she discusses many topics, such as her family history, the Ku Klux Klan in Wabash, vaudeville, and the Great Depression. This collection is indexed.


  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the Wabash Carnegie Public Library. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Florence Allen was born March 10, 1899 in Wabash, Indiana, the daughter of Thomas and Francenia Loughery Jester. She attended Wabash High School for three years and was a member of the Wabash Christian Church. On November 5, 1919, she married Richard E. Allen, with whom she would have two daughters. She died in Wabash, Indiana in April 1983.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 bound transcript)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the Wabash Carnegie Public Library.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga.
Florence Allen oral history
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.