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Erich L. Riesterer collection

 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 Berthold P. Riesterer, a history professor at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Erich Riesterer's son, during 1975-1977 and transcribed 1976-1977. Notable items also include a German passport (travel...
Dates: circa 1900-1977

Jean Menger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0939
Scope and Contents The collection contains various legal documents, including indentures, deeds, and land sale records from several individuals or families in Hendricks County, including Charles Aplin, Hannah Frasier, John and Thomas Devan, W.W. Irons, and Quartus and Sarah Rust, ranging from 1862 to 1920 and compiled by Jean Menger. There are also numerous letters, postcards and photographs of Fort Sill, Oklahoma from Everett C. Howard and Walter J. Kidd to Jean Hornstein (Menger) in New York, New York during...
Dates: 1862-1920

Louis Wien, Jr. collection

 Collection — Folder: S1401
Identifier: S1401
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents collected by Louis Wien, Jr. ranging from 1832 to 1918 and undated, including an "experience song" written for Thomas Whiteside on November 28, 1832; a January 23, 1841 deed signed by John W. Whiteside and William Hardy, both of Hancock County, Indiana; documents regarding penmanship by Benjamin Nixon and Nathan Earlywine (1843 and undated); rules of conduct and attendance list for school district no. 6, Shelby County, Indiana (1853-1854); William Vansickle vs...
Dates: 1832-1918, undated