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Politicians -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 133 Collections and/or Records:

Raymond E. Willis papers

 Collection
Identifier: L179
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.
Dates: 1936-1950

Reginald Hall Sullivan oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH019
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

 Collection
Identifier: L612
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...
Dates: 1960-1976

Richard S. Simons, Indianapolis Literary Club address

 Collection — Folder S1187
Identifier: S1188
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...
Dates: 1953/11/16

Richard W. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: L158
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...
Dates: 1818-1931

Roscoe B. Fleming collection

 Collection — Folder S0472
Identifier: 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

 Collection
Identifier: L036
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...
Dates: 1782-1970

Shepard J. Crumpacker, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: L565
Scope and Contents This collection contains senate bills and house resolutions from Shepard J. Crumpacker’s term in the U.S. House of Representatives ranging from 1940 to 1957. There is also material from events in which he participated. There are six folders from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (U.N.E.S.C.O.) convention of 1952. Throughout the collection, there are opinion polls from Crumpacker’s constituents about U.S. policy issues and listings and records of his telegraph...
Dates: 1940-1957

Sidney S. Kramer collection

 Collection — Folder S2513
Identifier: S2513
Scope and Contents This collection contains an undated poem entitled "Pride of Indiana" by Sidney S. Kramer, handwritten on Sidney's Uniform Co. stationary and two booklets, "The Hoosier 'Howdy Book': Service Men's Guide to Indianapolis" published by the Indiana Bell Telephone Company in 1940 and the February, 1944 issue of This Week in Indianapolis (Vol. 17, no. 4), a tourist guide for visitors to the city.
Dates: 1940-circa 1977

Theodore Roosevelt in Indiana photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP151
Identifier: SP151
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken during the Henry W. Lawton statue dedication in Indianapolis, Indiana. The photographs show the dedication ceremony in front of the courthouse and President Roosevelt addressing the crowd, as well as the parade and procession to or from Vice President Fairbanks' house. The images also include snapshots from the gathering at the house earlier in the day. There are also 3 clippings from newspapers showing scenes from Roosevelt's 1907,...
Dates: 1907/05/30; 1957-1971