Social reformers -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, reports, articles, and organizational histories from the Indiana Department of Public Welfare, previously Indiana State Board of Charities, ranging from 1847 to 1964 regarding charity work and welfare topics.
Collection — Folder S1586
Scope and Contents This collection includes a two page brief written by D. B. Johnson, state superintendent of the Indiana State Civic Union, regarding his opposition to Indiana Senate Bill No. 259. The 1917 bill to legalize the showing of motion pictures on Sundays thoughout Indiana was signed by Governor Goodrich on March 8, but then withdrawn by him and vetoed the following day after he learned that an amendment requiring that movies not be shown until after 2:00 p.m. had been removed from the bill.
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Lucius B. Swift’s correspondence from the period 1885-1908 relating to his work with federal civil service reform, including correspondence relating to the work of the National Civil Service Reform League; Swift’s publication of the Civil Service Chronicle; federal appointments in Indiana and elsewhere, and the work of the U.S. Civil Service Commission; and the role of reformers in state and national elections. Also included...