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Dan Ewing collection

 Collection — Folder: S2179
Identifier: S2179

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a copy of "71 Years after Enlisting - Still Assisting; Indiana State Library Volunteer on Honor Flight," an article written by Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey about Dan Ewing and printed in the May 17, 2017 edition of the Indiana State Library weekly Wednesday Word e-newsletter. The article relates information about his volunteer work with the Talking Book Repair Program and his participation in the 23rd Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017. The collection also includes copies of Ewing's navy picture from 1945 and a picture of him with his daughter Carol Ewing in front of the Indiana Pillar at the World War II Memorial in D.C.


  • 2017

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Daniel "Dan" Clyde Ewing was born May 26, 1927 in Marquette, Michigan to Lawrence and Carmen (Comstock) Ewing. He served in the navy during World War II and upon his discharge, enrolled in electrical engineering at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. After graduation, he was hired by General Electric and assigned to the Electrical Motors Division in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he spent his entire career. Ewing married Lois Carolyn Mishler (1930-2019) and they had four children. Following his retirement in 1999, he became a volunteer with the Talking Book Repair Program, a service of the Indiana State Library's Talking Book and Braille Library.


Information found within collection. "Daniel C. Ewing." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 2, 2021. "Daniel Clyde Ewing." U.S., Workd War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Accessed July 2, 2021.

"Lois C. Ewing." Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (IN), October 5, 2019.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Georgean Johnson-Coffey on 2017/05/10.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/07/02 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/07/02 by Laura Eliason.
Dan Ewing collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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