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Asa J. Smith oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH018
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and tapes of an interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C. Stephenson trial.

Hugh Arthur Barnhart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L509
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, periodicals, advertisements, and financial records from Hugh A. Barnhart ranging from 1898-1964 regarding his business ventures, his personal life, and his political career. The first series includes papers regarding Barnhart's family life, business ventures, and state government positions. Major topics include family correspondence; World War I correspondence; News-Sentinel newspaper; State Highway Commission;...

Inez M. Scholl collection

 Collection
Identifier: L345
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, cards, invitations, flyers, ephemera, photographs, and news clippings collected or created by Inez M. Scholl in and around Indiana and the United States ranging from 1932 to 1972, regarding the Democratic party in Indiana, the Democratic National Committee, elections and political activity in Indiana. Notable material includes campaign materials for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Governor Paul V. McNutt, correspondence with Omer Stokes Jackson and...

Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript and tapes of four interviews with Reginald Hall Sullivan conducted by Jerry Handfield. 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 Indianapolis, baseball, Wabash College, the Ku Klux Klan, and his political experiences. He also comments on other well-known Hoosiers...

Sherman Minton and Austin A. Cole letter and photograph

 Collection — Folder: S0983
Identifier: S0983
Scope and Contents This collection includes a May 29, 1954 letter written by United States Supreme Court Justice Sherman Minton and sent to Dr. Austin A. Cole, principal of New Albany High School in New Albany, Indiana. In the letter, Minton thanks Cole for inviting him to the school's centennial celebration and states that it was "one of the happiest experience of my life." The collection also includes a photograph of Minton and Cole holding a portrait of Minton that was presented to the school by the school's...

Sherman Minton speech and letter

 Collection — Folder: S0969
Identifier: S0969
Scope and Contents The collection contains a speech given by Sherman Minton at the presentation ceremonies held at the Floyd County Circuit Court Room in July 1955, which gives the history of the Floyd County courts. There is also a letter written by Minton after his stroke.