Women political activists
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Edwin Fletcher and Cora Calhoun Horne. It includes a tinype, ambryotype and photographs of the Horne family, including Lena Horne, her mother, father and grandparents. Also included is correspondence and clippings regarding civil rights and slavery. A single, handwritten letter from Benjamin Harrison alludes to his possible run for president of the United States. The collection includes an oversize collection with two education certificates...
Dates: circa 1850-1930s
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides mostly created by W. H. Bass Photo Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to circa 1916 regarding early Indiana history, including historic sites at Vincennes, New Harmony, and the state capitols, as well as the Indiana centennial. Many of the slides depict historical documents relating to early European settlement of the Northwest Territory and portraits of prominent Hoosier individuals. It is possible these slides were used for...
Dates: circa 1897-circa 1916
Collection — Folder S0595
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ida Husted Harper's manuscript, The Associated Work of the Women of Indiana. The handwritten manuscript is 140 pages long and contains 45 chapters that relate information and statistics regarding the many missionary societies, temperance unions, literary clubs, and other organizations managed by women in Indiana up to April 1893. The collection also includes a letter sent by Mrs. Harper to Ed Hawkins regarding the publishing of her...
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...
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and political correspondence and papers, photographs, notebooks, publications and other materials from Margaret Afflis Johnston in Delphi, Carroll County and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1916 to 1967, regarding her political career, public service, the Democratic Party in Indiana, the Indiana Women's Prison and the state correctional system, community engagement, and personal life. Campaign materials and periodicals for various democratic candidates and...
Dates: circa 1916-1967
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Marie Stuart Edwards and the Shirk, Stuart, and Edwards families in Lafayette and Peru, Indiana and Marion, Ohio, as well as photographs, letters, and scrapbook pages from Mary Castner Smiley in Denver, Indiana, ranging from 1876 to 1990, regarding Edwards' women's suffrage activism (circa 1920-1922) and war work during World War II; family portraits of Edwards and three generations of the Stuart and Edwards families; the Shirk-Edwards House in Peru,...
Collection — Folder S1759
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings, correspondence, minutes, yearbooks, two photographs, and other documents from the May Wright Sewall Indiana Council of Women ranging from 1927 to 1988 regarding the organizations activities, bylaws, meetings, and those of other affiliates. Notable items include an invitation from Indiana Governor Henry F. Schricker to the launching of Battleship U.S.S. Indiana in 1941, an invitation from the Indiana War Finance Committee to a state-wide luncheon in 1943, and...