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Harold C. Feightner collection

 Collection
Identifier: L055
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts, newspapers and correspondence from Harold C. Feightner in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1930 to 1968 regarding Indiana alcohol laws. The transcripts include Feightner's notable works "Politics, Prohibition and Repeal 1938," and "Pulpits and Politics 1850-1908." This collection also includes papers and clippings regarding Ku Klux Klan activity in Indianapolis and the Anti-Saloon League.

Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1578
Scope and Contents Two folders comprise tlhis collection. Folder one has documents and newspaper clippings from 1922 to 1925. The second folder has miscellaneous papers from 1922. The papers are typed. Governor Warren McCray wrote, on October 4, 1922, "I am very much interested in the Indiana Lincoln Memorial Association. I have visited the burial place of Nancy Hanks... The time he [Abraham Lincoln] spent here was during the constructive period of a boy's life and I have no doubt that the environment surrounding...

Warren T. McCray collection

 Collection
Identifier: L096
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two drafts of McCray's memoirs, written shortly after his release from prison, describing his family and childhood, agriculture and business interests, political campaigns, and governorship, facsimiles of documents from his trial on mail fraud charges, and his time served in federal prison.

Will H. Hays collection

 Collection
Identifier: L560
Scope and Contents The collection includes Hays' correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks, notebooks and photographs, principally from the period of 1914-1954. His political papers include correspondence and other papers regarding his work as Indiana and National Republican Party Chairman; his work with the State Council of Defense during World War I; his efforts to unite the liberal and conservative wings of the Republican Party for the 1920 election, including his correspondence with Theodore Roosevelt on the...

William P. Evans oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH021
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and tape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and more briefly about Senators Albert Beveridge and James E. Watson.

Winfield Taylor Durbin collection

 Collection — Folder: S393
Identifier: S0393
Scope and Contents This collection includes an enlistment certificate, correspondence, a family history, and a biography from Winfield Taylor Durbin in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1899 to 1954.The oldest document in this collection is an 1899 certificate regarding the enlistment of Winfield T. Durbin as Colonel of the 161st Indiana Volunteer Regiment on June 18, 1898 to serve for two years during the war. On April 11, 1903, Governor Durbin wrote to a colonel about the dedication of...