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Bill W. Boyer, Sr. oral history transcript

 Collection — Container: OH042
Identifier: OH042
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history tape made with Jill Baniewicz on April 12, 1990. Boyer tells about hearing that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor and his entry into the Air Corp. He was a radio operator and a gunner and was wounded when the airplane he was in was shot down over Germany. Boyer discusses the air fight and the plane crash. He talks about how German civilians and military treated him and life as a Prisoner of War (POW).

Harry H. Coburn photograph collection

Identifier: SP032
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...

Ida Strawn Baker collection

Identifier: L006
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 1 folder and 7 volumes. The folder contains an undated poem titled Black Billy. The 7 volumes are diaries and/or sketch books of Baker. The diaries consist of Baker’s daily like, business affairs, and various trips to Europe, California, and World War 1 army camps.

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