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Edward Beecher Bender oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH036
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history with Edward Beecher Bender conducted with Tom Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 31, 1968. Bender discusses growing up on a farm, his association with the Ku Klux Klan and Indiana politics during the 1920s, the Boone County R.E.M.C. and farming in the 1960s.

Oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: L640
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...

Vincennes University oral histories

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Identifier: OH058
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 transcripts from oral history interviews with various residents of Vincennes, Indiana conducted by Thomas Krasean for Vinncennes University. Topics covered include family lineage, early Vincennes, childhood, teaching methods and policies in Indiana, the local African American community, and Prohibition.

Note: Page 21 of the Mabel Purcell Clark transcript is missing.

Wabash Carnegie Public Library oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: OH033
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with 45 individuals, conducted by George Dingledy for the Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project ranging from 1971 to 1986, regarding their lives and the history of Wabash, Indiana and the surrounding area.

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