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Ku Klux Klan, Parke County collection

 Collection — Folder: S2543
Identifier: S2543
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one item, a copy of a "Confidential Orders and Instructions to Klan Officers" notice. The document is dated October 1, 1928. The order instructs Klan officers of Parke County, Indiana to support and advance the political program and slates promoted by the Klan.
Dates: 1928/10/01

Lorena M. Bumpas reminiscences pamphlet

 Collection — Folder: S0807
Identifier: S0807
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the document, "When Grandma Was a Little Girl," written by Lorena M. Bumpus circa 1986. Written when she was 77 years old, Mrs. Bumpus relates her experiences as a young girl growing up in Indiana. She speaks about her family, school, and everyday life during the early part of the 20th century. One story of note in her narrative is the encounter she and her father had with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).
Dates: circa 1986

Marie Ervin "The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana" speech

 Collection — Folder: S3261
Identifier: S3261
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typed copy of the speech "The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana" that Marie Ervin gave in 1974.
Dates: 1974

Meredith Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L250
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Meredith Nicholson ranging from 1893 to 1942. The correspondence includes original letters sent to Maurice Thompson, Stephen Noland, Louis Bailey, C.B. Coleman, Indiana State Library librarians, and others. The collection also contains photocopies of correspondence between Mr. Nicholson and Charles Scribner's Sons editors Robert Bridges, Maxwell Perkins, John Hall Wheelock, and E.L. Burlingame. The photocopied letters include Nicholson's views on...
Dates: 1893-1942, undated

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...
Dates: circa 1904-2019

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

Robert Bracken papers

 Collection — Folder: S2234
Identifier: S2234
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence sent to Robert Bracken, including an April 12, 1924 letter from D.C. Stephenson asking for influence in getting state funds for deposit for the Lincoln Savings Bank of Evansville; a November 6, 1925 letter from former Indiana Governor Warren T. McCray from Atlanta, Georgia asking Bracken, as a member of the Board of Finance, to help him and contact James A. Finch, a pardon attorney in the Department of Justice; and a circa 1925 note from...
Dates: 1922-1925

Tolerance, "Exposure of 12,208 Ku Klux in Marion County, Indiana" newspaper

 Collection — Folder: OB076
Identifier: OB076
Scope and Contents This collection contains a June 6, 1932 issue of the newspaper, Tolerance, in which the membership roll of the Marion County Ku Klux Klan was exposed in print.
Dates: 1923/06/06

United Klans of America collection

 Collection
Identifier: L208
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of newsletters, announcements, and other printed promotioanl publications from the United Klans of America (KKK), ranging from 1923 to 1977.
Dates: 1923-1977

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