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LaPorte (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred R. Winter letters

 Collection — Folder S2335
Identifier: S2335
Scope and Contents The collection includes three letters, dated March 2, 1839, May 16, 1845, and August 3, 1848, from A.R. Winter of Lake County, Indiana addressed to his father and other family members in Belchertown, Massachusetts. The letters chronicle Winter’s family life near Laporte, with his wife, Cornelia, and children.

Almon Brown Strowger collection

 Collection — Folder S1268
Identifier: S1268
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The first item is a photo of the gravestone of Almon B. Strowger in Greenwood Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Florida. The information below the picture was typed by W. H. Adkins, 3118 East 102 Street, Cleveland, Ohio. He wrote: "Under this stone of the unkept grave lies the dust of what was mortal of Almon B. Strowger; who died May 26th 1902. Friends say he died with a broken heart; for 1898 he sold his dream of 1887 to Leon Bailey for ten thousand dollars and...

Frank W. Olin collection

 Collection
Identifier: L301
Scope and Contents The collection includes Olin's diaries (1877,1897-1898, 1922-1936, 1938-1939); correspondence, circulars, and reports from organizations with which Olin was associated, including the Indianapolis Commercial Club and the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (1902-1920s), the Indianapolis Civic League (1908), the YMCA (1909-1913), the Layman's Missionary Movement and its Indianapolis convention in 1916, the American Rights Committee (1916), and the Indianapolis Home for Aged Women (1921-1935);...

Paper currency collection

 Collection
Identifier: L393
Scope and Contents This collection contains fractional currency, interest bearing notes, and other forms of paper currency of various denominations (1807-1863). The bulk of the collection contains state bank notes, both circulated and uncirculated, from Indiana during the "Free Banking Era" (1837-1863). The collection also includes bank notes from Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1835-1863); United States issued currency (1830-1863); a certificate of deposit note from...

Potawatomi Indians collection

 Collection — Folder S1561
Identifier: S1561
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of letters, land registers and other documents from Indian agents in the Great Lakes and Midwest regions and three commissioners of Indian Affairs, Carey A Harris (1836-1838) and Thomas Hartley Crawford (1838-1845) and Luke Lea (1850-1853) of the Office of Indian Affairs in Indiana, Washington, D.C., and other places in the Midwest ranging from 1835 to 1852. The documents concern the situation and locations of the Potawatomi people and their lands in...

Soldiers Relief Society records book

 Collection — Folder S2406
Identifier: S2406
Scope and Contents This collection includes a bound volume containing the records of the Soldiers Relief Society of La Porte County, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1865. The book was created circa 1894 by Arthur W. Cochran from a 1869 copy made by his mother, H.V. (Andrew) Cochran, a member and assistant to the secretary of the society. The book contains the organization's constitution and an article about the society written for publication by the secretary. During the U.S. Civil War, the society sent a total of...