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E. Ross Adair oral history

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Identifier: OH001
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio tapes of 5 interviews and a transcript of the first three interviews for an oral history with E. Ross Adair, conducted by Randall W. Jehs and F. Gerald Handfield on March 4, April 13, and June 2, 1971; September 25, 1974; and August 25, 1977. In the discussion, Adair describes his family, upbringing, World War II, his political career, life as a student, political campaigns, Vietnam, and many other topics as well as his career as a U.S. congressman and...

E. Ross Adair oral history

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Identifier: OH002
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and a shared reel-to reel audio tape from a videotapeed oral history interview with E. Ross Adair, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield on April 12, 1975 at Turkey Run State Park In his discussion, Adair describes his trip to Paris as a United States delegate to a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) meeting.

Edward Beecher Bender oral history

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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.

George S. Cottman papers

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Identifier: L039
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.

Helen Daniels oral history

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Identifier: OH076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 copies of a transcript, 1 reel-to-reel audiotape, and 4 audio cassette tapes from an oral history interview with Helen Daniels, conducted by F. Gerald (Jerry) Handfield, which takes place over four different interview sessions between March 15, 1977 and September 14, 1978. Part one consists of information about Daniels’ childhood and young adult life in Tipton. The second part she talks about her early jobs in social work in Indianapolis. The third part of the...

Indiana Legislative Bureau collection

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Identifier: L195
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed reports from the Indiana Legislative Bureau regarding standing rules and orders for the House of Representatives and the Senate. The collection also contains state and county finances, and two typed articles: "Titles of Acts and the Passage" and "Taking Effect of Acts and Joint Resolutions in Indiana". The collection also includes articles by two directors: John A. Lapp and Charles Kettleborough; bibliographies, lists of laws by subject, lists of laws and...

Ira J. Anderson oral history

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Identifier: OH026
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reel-to-reel audiotapes and a transcript of four oral history interviews with Ira J. Anderson, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield, Jr. during May 12-13 and June 22-23, 1976. During the discussion, Anderson talks about his life, travel, politics, farming, World War I, and his work as a State Representative and State Fire Marshal.

Matthew E. Welsh papers

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Identifier: L608
Scope and Contents The collection includes Welsh's papers as governor, including his correspondence on local and national issues, his correspondence with Indiana's Congressional delegation on state needs, reports and budgets of state agencies and commissions, legislation, speeches, schedules, press releases, newspaper clippings, recommendations, appointments and awards; correspondence, surveys, financial records, and other papers relating to the Indiana Democratic Party (1961-1965), including papers relating to...

Paul V. McNutt collection

 Collection — Folder: S902
Identifier: S0902
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Governor McNutt in response to an autograph request; a press release issuing McNutt's statement on Franklin D. Roosevelt's nomination for reelection; a letter from the President Paul V. McNutt for President to the Director of the Indiana State Library regarding McNutt's feelings on Roosevelt's nomination; and the thesis of Larry Purvis on Paul V. McNutt's 1940 presidential campaign.

Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history

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Identifier: OH019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript, 3 audio cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of four oral history interviews with Reginald Hall Sullivan conducted by Jerry Handfield for hte Indiana State Library Oral History Project in March-April, 1976. Sullivan was interviewed at Hooverwood Home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Only three of the four interviews were transcribed because some of the tapes were inaudible.In the transcribed interviews, Sullivan discusses his youth in...

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