Politicians -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 123 Collections and/or Records:
Political figures autographs collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains signatures of United States Presidents, Indiana governors and other important political figures, including Calvin Coolidge, Jonathan Jennings, John Gibson, and Benjamin Butler. There are also letters from political figures and their staff regarding the acquisition of autographs from the 1930s.
"President Taft's Party and the Reception Committee" panoramic photograph
Collection — Object OBF008
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a black-and-white panoramic photograph taken by N. H. Losey at the house of Charles W. Fairbanks in Indianapolis, Indiana on July 4, 1911, depicting the members of President William Howard Taft's party and the local reception committee during his visit to the city. Most of the people in the photograph are male and wearling badges. Indiana Governor Thomas Riley Marshall, Charles W. Fairbanks, and Cornelia Cole Fairbanks sit to the left of the president at the front of...
Ralph F. Gates oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Raymond E. Willis papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains mainly original correspondences of Raymond E. Willis including his campaigns for senator in 1938, 1940, and 1946 and his years as a senator. It contains mostly political correspondences dealing with the Republican Party and Indiana politics. Also included here are Willis’s voting records from 1941 to 1944 and a scrapbook compiled about his 1940 opponent Senator Sherman Minton. The materials are in chronological order.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Raymond E. Willis papers
Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript, 3 audio cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of four oral history interviews with Reginald Hall Sullivan conducted by Jerry Handfield for hte Indiana State Library Oral History Project in March-April, 1976. 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...
Dates: 1976 March-April
Richard L. Roudebush papers
Scope and Contents The collection is predominantly made up of correspondence between Richard Roudebush and various officials and constituents during the 89th, 90th and 91st U.S> Congresses (1966-1969).The collection includes correspondence, reports and other papers relating to legislation on agriculture, air traffic safety, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, housing programs and other civil rights measures, defense spending, crime, flood control in the Colorado River Basin and the Wabash River Valley, air...
Richard S. Simons "Who's the Hoosier?" Indianapolis Literary Club address
Collection — Folder S1187
Scope and Contents This collection includes the thirty page typewritten address "Who's the Hoosier?" that Richard S. Simons delivered to the Indianapolis Literary Club on November 16, 1953. His address highlighted many men and women who were either native Hoosiers or spent an important period of their lives in Indiana. He stated that Indiana qualified as the "Mother of Vice Presidents" and noted that a large number of Hoosiers have filled presidential cabinet posts, have been prominent congressmen, and have...
Richard W. Thompson collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Richard W. Thompson’s political correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national Whig and Republican party politics, and Thompson’s role in political campaigns (1840s-1880s); letters from constituents during his terms in Congress regarding political appointments and local politics (1841-1849); Civil War correspondence, including correspondence regarding state and national politics and Thompson’s duties in Terre Haute (1861-1865); his...
Roscoe B. Fleming collection
Collection — Folder S0472
Scope and Contents This collection has one folder containing "The Story of Indiana" by Roscoe B. Fleming. This is a six-part article about the Ku Klux Klan and prohibition in Indiana politics in the 1920s. He gives a brief biography of D.C. Stephenson, the Grand Dragon of Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan, and his stakes amongst the political elite of the city and state including Governor Ed Jackson, and Indianapolis Mayor John L. Duvall. Fleming discusses Edward S. Shumaker, superintendent of the Indiana Anti-Saloon League...
Dates: 1927 October
Schuyler Colfax collection
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of Schuyler Colfax's correspondence from 1841 to 1884 regarding Whig and Republican Party politics in Indiana and nationally. Also included are letters from Indiana officers in the U.S. Civil War regarding promotions and assignments; Colfax's letters on routine business as Speaker of the House and Vice President; his letters regarding speaking engagements; letters to his wife regarding his role in the "Credit Mobilier" affair in 1875; and letters...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Schuyler Colfax collection