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Kathryn Fletcher Davis family papers

Identifier: L382
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, personal diaries, account books, and cassette tapes from Kathryn Fletcher Davis ranging from 1900 to 1975 regarding her life, daily expenses, and family. Her diaries record her every day life, including her relationships with family members, illnesses, household chores, and her attempts to bring in additional income through boarders and other jobs. The account books are detailed records of the family's expenses. Notable items include a small mirror with a...
Dates: circa 1900-1976

L. B. Graves collection

Identifier: L378
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Dates: 1881-1956

Lakin family correspondence

 Collection — Folder: S0798
Identifier: S0798
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Lakin family of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection includes a letter written by M. Calvert (Mary Lakin Calvert) from Plainfield to "Dear Brother" with L.S. Lakin written at the bottom (January 1, 1861); a letter written on the back of Mary's letter from J.W. Lakin (Joseph W.) to "Dear Father" and sent from Camp McCauley, Paducah, Kentucky (January 12, 1862); a letter from Plainfield from J. W. (John...
Dates: 1861-1863

Lambert family papers

 Collection — Folder: S0799
Identifier: S0799
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of a contract between William Myers of Decatur County, Indiana and David Pigg regarding a six-month farm labor contract (March 30, 1846) and a letter written by Lazena Lambert from Clermont, Indiana to her brother, Henry, relating information about village life, a singing school, and her upcoming marriage to Dr. J. P. Graham (October 21, 1852).
Dates: 1846-1852

Lawrence W. Shultz papers

Identifier: L512
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection contains binders of genealogical records compiled by Lawrence W. Shultz of Manchester, Indiana for his book, "Shultz Family Record." These binders are undated, although the Shultz Family Record was published in 1966. In addition to his research, there are two copies of the manuscript of the Shultz Family Recordand a "dummy copy" that was created as an outline of the book.Series 2 of this collection...
Dates: circa 1966-1981, undated

Leslie A. Weaver photograph collection

Identifier: P029
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials regarding Leslie A. Weaver’s life, particularly his military service, ranging from 1937 to 2005. It is arranged into three sections, photographs and slides, papers and records, and three-dimensional objects. The largest part of the collection is photographs which range from military portraits to images of Iwo Jima in 1945 to time spent in Japan after World War II to family photographs. These photographs are arranged chronologically. ...
Dates: 1937-2005

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

Lowene C. Alexander oral history

Identifier: OH009
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audio cassette tape of an interview with Lowene C. Alexander conducted by Chris Cameron, Nick Kile, and Pam Schutts on June 28, 1980 in Homer, Indiana. In the interview, Alexander discusses her life in Homer, including her family, life on a farm, the Great Depression, her working life, doctors, and more.
Dates: 1980/06/28

Lucile Johnson photograph collection

Identifier: P026
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs from Lucile Johnson and the Johnson and Moyer families in Indianapolis and Vincennes, Indiana, Georgia, and Texas ranging from circa 1880 to 1969, regarding family members and Johnson's friends, sightseeing, recreational activities, working at H.P. Wasson and Company department store, and her daily life. There are also a few postcards and a page from The Booster, H.P. Wasson's company employee newsletter, dated...
Dates: circa 1895-1969

Lucille Lipps Gaynor photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP013
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lucille Lipps Gaynor in Indiana and Illinois ranging from circa 1850 to 1944, including snapshots Lucille with friends including Bert Forrest, portraits of soldiers from World War I and family members, group portraits of schoolmates, a memorial composite of the Knightstown firemen who died in the masonic temple fire on October 13, 1899, an image of a streetcar with war bonds advertisements, and a group portrait from the Red Cross Ambulance Company No....
Dates: circa 1850-1944

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