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Ralph F. Gates oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH020
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Dates: 1971/02/03

Randall Jehs papers

 Collection — Folder: S717
Identifier: S0717
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed and autographed documents from Randall Jehs in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1971/04/23 to undated regarding the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana in the 1920s.
Dates: 1971/04/23; undated

Walter D. Myers, Sr. oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH016
Scope and Contents The collection contains the reel-to-reel tape and transcript of interviews with Walter D. Myers, Sr. conducted by Randall Jehs on December 14, 1970 and January 20, 1971. In the first interview (p. 1-40), Myers discusses why he entered the political arena, his experiences as an attorney for the city and state and city departments, Thomas Taggart, the Federal Reserve Act, his involvement in the American Legion, the Warner Brothers company, Stought Fletcher, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jim Farley,...
Dates: 1970/12/04, 1971/01/20

William M. Chaney oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH057
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape from an oral history interview with WIlliam M. Chaney, conducted by Randall W. Jehs for the Indiana State Library on June 6, 1971. Chaney talks briefly about his family, childhood in Kentucky, and military service during World War II. For most of the interview, he discusses the history of the Ku Klux Klan, their financial structure, and the Klan and politics. Chaney also discusses his position in the organization, Klan...
Dates: 1971/06/06