Harold C. Feightner collection
Scope and Contents
- Feightner, Harold C., 1862-1969 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Feightner spent two years in the Indiana National Guard. He was discharged as a second lietenant after the armistice in 1918. After his military service, Feightner joined the Indianapolis star, starting at the copy desk then moving to city hall reporter. He worked briefly as publicity director for the Democratic party before becoming editor of the Indiana Daily Times the (later Indianapolis Times), then managing editor until the newspaper was purchased by Scripps-Howard. From 1922 to 1934 he worked as a legislative and political reporter for the Indianapolis News, and finally as executive director of the Indiana Brewers Association until his retirement in 1967.
During his time as executive director, Feightner wrote two histories, "Preachers, Politics and Prohibition" and "Politics, Prohibition and Reapeal in Indiana."
Feightner died on August 13, 1969.
1.5 Cubic Feet (4 manuscript boxes)
- Alcohol -- Indiana -- Law and legislation -- 20th century
- Indiana Anti-Saloon League
- Indiana Brewers Association
- Indiana. General Assembly
- Indianapolis (Ind.)
- Jackson, Edward L., 1873-1954
- Ku Klux Klan (1915-)
- McCray, Warren T. (Warren Terry), 1865-1938
- Stephenson, David Curtis (1891-1966)
- Harold C. Feightner collection
- Description rules