Hazel W. Hopper papers
Scope and Contents
The Hopper family materials include Floyd Hopper's draft registration card from 1940; descriptions of Hazel W. Hopper's Indiana State Library Librarian II position from 1941; Indiana State Personel Division letter from 1942; Hazel Hopper's "25 Years of Service" certificate (1960) and a State of Indiana Department of Public Instruction certificate for "Personal Preparedness in the Nuclear Age" (1963); an invitation to the Wilbur Wright State Memorial dedication (1974); and an invitation to Hazel Hopper's retirement tea (1975).
Other items in the collection include an old photo on parchment with "Yours truly, W. T. Moore"; a letter and pamphlet titled "A Talk to Men: Facts of Interest to You" by the Dr. Myers Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota; a letter from the E.R. Page Company of Marshall, Michigan; postcards from the Superba Co. and the Sterling Co. of Baltimore, Maryland; and a handwritten poem, "Twenty Years Ago".
- Hopper, Hazel W., 1906-2001 (Person)
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Thomas Pickard was born in Chatham County, North Carolina on March 1, 1812 to Henry and Nancy Pickard. In 1831, he moved to Greene County, Indiana and settled in Highland Township. He married Lucretia Johnson (1814-1873) on February 28, 1934 and they had 10 children. He died on March 22, 1892. His son, Henry Bluford Pickard, was born May 25, 1857 in Greene County, Indiana. He married Ada Nations (1860-1923) on September 24, 1882 and they had two sons. He died on December 6, 1941. Henry's son, Gorman Pickard, was born on December 11, 1883. He married May Jessup (1887-1953) on March 28, 1911 and they had seven children. Gorman died on June 9, 1947. No biographical information is known about Thomas Pickard's son, Thomas Jefferson (Jeff) Pickard.
Ancestry.com. "Gorman Pickard." Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947. Accessed November 4, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.
Ancestry.com. "Henry Bluford Pickard." Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947. Accessed November 4, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.
FindaGrave.com. "Hazel Whiteleather Hopper." Find a Grave Index. Accessed November 4, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com.
"Hazel Whiteleather Hopper." Indianapolis Star. July 8, 2001, p.B6.
"Highland Township Biographies." Greene County Historical Society. Accessed November 4, 2015. http://greenecountyhistoricalsociety.org/highland.php.
"May Pickard." Suburban Economist (Chicago), September 30, 1953. Accessed November 6, 2015. http://access.newspaperarchive.com/.
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- Draft -- United States
- Greene County (Ind.)
- Hopper family
- Indiana State Library
- Indianapolis (Ind.)
- Invitation cards
- Pickard family
- Pickard, Henry Bluford
- Pickard, Thomas
- Receipts (Acknowledgements) -- Indiana
- World War, 1939-1945
- Hazel W. Hopper papers
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