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Arch N. Bobbitt oral history

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Identifier: OH014
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978

Donald C. Bruce collection

 Collection
Identifier: L606
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, notes, scrapbooks, and photographs, reel-to-reel audio, and 16mm film from Donald C. Bruce in Washington D.C. ranging from 1950 to 1969 regarding his time in U.S. Congress.
Dates: 1950-1969

Dorothy Gardner oral history

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Identifier: OH114
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript and 2 reel-to-reel audiotapes from 3 interviews with Dorothy Gardner, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library, on August 19, 1974 and February 16-17, 1977. Gardner discusses her experiences with the Indiana Woman’s Prison, as well as the changes she made to the prison and her various roles in the state government. She also discussed her family, mainly her children and grandchildren, visiting her at the prison.
Dates: 1974/08/19; 1977/02/16; 1977/02/17

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...
Dates: 1971-1974; 1977

Edgar D. Whitcomb collection

 Collection
Identifier: L442
Scope and Contents This collection includes reel-to-reel audio tapes from a television panel discussion show, entitled "Report from the State House," produced at WTTV, Channel 4 and hosted by Mike Ungersma. The panelists include Edgar D. Whitcomb, Nelson Rockefeller and other politicians and educators in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1971 to 1972 regarding Indiana politics and education.
Dates: 1971-1972

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.
Dates: 1968/10/31

Helen Daniels oral history

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1977-1978

Ira J. Anderson oral history

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1976 May-June

Matthew E. Welsh papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1925-1984

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

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Adair, E. Ross (Edwin Ross), 1907-1983 2
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Bowen, Otis R. (Otis Ray), 1918-2013 1
Brademas, John 1
Branigin, Roger D. (Roger Douglas), 1902-1975 1
Bray, William G. (William Gilmer), 1903-1979 1
Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 1
Butz, Earl L. (Earl Lauer), 1909-2008 1
Capehart, Homer E. (Homer Earl) 1897-1979 1
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1
Daniels, Helen, 1907-1995 1
Daviess County Public Library (Ind.) 1
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James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home & Museum (Greenfield, Ind.) 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
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Kimbrough, Emily, 1899-1989 1
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League of Women Voters of Indianapolis (Ind.) 1
Madden, Ray J. (Ray John), 1892-1987 1
Marquez Sterling, Carlos 1
Marshall, Thomas Riley, 1854-1925 1
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Minton, Sherman, 1890-1965 1
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New, Jack Landon, 1923- 1
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Romney, George Wilcken, 1907-1995 1
Roudebush, Richard L. (Richard Lowell), 1918-1995 1
Roush, J. Edward (John Edward) 1
Schricker, Henry F. (Henry Fredrick) 1
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 1
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Taggart, Thomas, 1856-1929 1
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