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Christian Ries Schreiner collection

 Collection — Folder: S1114
Identifier: S1114
Scope and Contents This copybook is mostly in German. The only English is on the last page, written in a different penmanship and in pencil. Entitled "Coming and Going," the entry is thus: "Good-by father." "Good-by, my Son; God bless you." And the train starts, bearing the boy away to college. The old man watches it until it is out of sight, and brushing away his tears, turns to a friend. "There goes my boy to get an education. I tell you, Sir, it's something to have a boy like that!" and the happy father turns,...
Dates: 1881-1882

Deutscher Pioneer Verein minutes

Identifier: V124
Dates: 1880-1901

Erich L. Riesterer collection

Identifier: L450
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript of an oral memoir in German, documents, and photographs from Erich L. Riesterer ranging from 1900 to 1977 regarding military service with German troops occupying the Ukraine during World War I. The oral interview was conducted by his son, Berthold P. Riesterer, a history professor at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI), during 1975-1977 and transcribed 1976-1977. Notable items also include a German passport (travel pass) and a...
Dates: circa 1900-1977

Esther Bodkins papers

 Collection — Folder: S137
Identifier: S0137
Scope and Contents This collection includes an insurance policy from Deutsch FarmerFeuer-Unterstukungs-Gesellschaft in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1918/04/05 regarding a fire insurance policy.
Dates: 1918

"Geschichte des Suedseite Turn Vereins set dessen Gruendung" volume

 Collection — Volume: V249
Identifier: V249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a volume regarding the history of the Sudsette Turnverein or Southside Gymnastics Club, a social and athletic club for German Americans in Indianapolis, from 1893 to 1900.
Dates: 1893-1900

Hermann's Sons, Cherusker Lodge records

Identifier: L373
Scope and Contents This collection includes membership, dues, and minute books, and financial forms from Hermann's Sons, Cherusker Lodge ranging from 1923-1961 regarding financial and membership records.
Dates: 1923-1961

Jon C. Acker collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-111
Scope and Contents This collection includes marriage licenses, confirmation certificates and other civil and church items collected by Jon Acker in Indiana ranging from 1833 to 1944 regarding various subjects.
Dates: 1833 - 1944
Found in: Genealogy

Otto A. Weil letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2976
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Weil to his fiancee and then wife, Nellie Schloss. During this time he was away working in Lexintgon, Kentucky, Terre Haute, Indiana, and Gary, Indiana while she was in Fort Wayne. The letters primarily discuss their relationship and daily activities.
Dates: 1907-1909

Samuel Craig papers

 File — Folder: S310
Identifier: S0310
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, two official government forms and a newspaper article from Anita Stempel and Dieter Michels in Germany and France ranging from 1947-1948 regarding post-World War II life and World War II service.
Dates: 1947-48

Vanderburgh County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1701
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of documents related to Vanderburgh County, Indiana, including an indenture of apprenticeship binding James Alexander Robinson to Moses P. Morgan dated June 6, 1853; a circa 1860 clipping of illustrations of Evansville and Indianapolis sites with the caption "City of Evansville - The Commercial Metropolis of Indiana"; documents related to the local precinct activities of Republicans in 1876-1877; correspondence of James H. McNeely from 1877; and a letterhead...
Dates: 1853-1951, undated

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