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Veterans -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Carness and Ruth Owen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3501
Content Description This collection includes 79 letters from Carness Elmer Owen and Ruth L. Mundy, his future wife, in Indiana ranging from 1920 to 1922 regarding their budding courtship andthe buildup for them to be married. The first 2 folders comprise Mundy's letters to Owen and the third are the replies from Owen to Mundy.
Dates: 1920-1922

Civil War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1512
Scope and Contents This collection includes various badges (ribbons) from regimental reunions and veterans organizations' meetings, such as the Grand Army of the Republic and the Women's Relief Corps (WRC),in Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1921. There is also a postcard to John A. Cottman from William W. Dudley in Richmond, Indiana on June 20, 1873 regarding badges of the "Iron Brigade," which included the 19th Indiana Regiment. "3 bound volumes containing photo-offset copies of original...
Dates: 1873-1921

Claude Douglass Funk collection

 Collection
Identifier: L271
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence relating to the Third Battery Field Artillery (1917-1970, undated), Third Battery Field Artillery financial papers (1959-1971), Lieutenant Ralph W. Wickes papers (1909-1919), Claude D. Funk financial papers (1929-1956), and photographs of the Third Battery Field Artillery and subsequent reunions. (1939-1940, undate).

There is also an oversize map of the Meuse-Argonne offensive, 1918 (OBE016).
Dates: 1909-1971, undated

Dan Ewing collection

 Collection — Folder S2179
Identifier: S2179
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "71 Years after Enlisting - Still Assisting; Indiana State Library Volunteer on Honor Flight," an article written by Georgean C. Johnson-Coffey about Dan Ewing and printed in the May 17, 2017 edition of the Indiana State Library weekly Wednesday Word e-newsletter. The article relates information about his volunteer work with the Talking Book Repair Program and his participation in the 23rd Honor Flight to Washington,...
Dates: 2017

David Henry Harrison Shewmaker collection

 Collection — Folder S1175
Identifier: S1175
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 24-page pamphlet published in 1904 of the address, "What War Has Done" by D.H.H. Shewmaker, that he gave at the eighth annual reunion of the Delaware County Veterans. In his address, Shewmaker discusses the American Civil War and other historic wars that influenced nations and the individuals involved. This collection also includes a one-page handwritten biography of Shewmaker circa 1967.
Dates: 1904-1967

Francis Marion Van Pelt family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L168
Scope and Contents This collection contains Van Pelt family correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1929 and includes letters written by Frank, Madge and their children; letters sent to Frank's mother, Almira Van Pelt Smith, by her children and grandchildren; and letters sent by Madge's relatives in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Family documents range from 1879 to 1936 and include Frank's promotion and resignation certificates from the Railway Mail Service; "The Bee-Hive" cover pages from College Temple of...
Dates: 1861-1936

Frank L. Hiatt "We Who Served" manuscript

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1282
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies of Frank L. Hiatt's manuscript, "We Who Served", in print and on a CD-R sound disc. Compiled in 2008, the family military history was created to honor and remember those of Hiatt's extended family who served the United States in all the branches of the military during the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Iraq War, and during peace time. Hiatt's manuscript contains copies of certificates, correspondence, military documents, news articles, personal...
Dates: 2008

Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) highway dedication photographs

 Collection — Folder SP116
Identifier: SP116
Scope and Contents This collection includes two black-and-white photographs from the dedication of the Grand Army of the Republic Highway on May 20, 1946 taken by Graves Spotshot Service in Dyer, Indiana. Pictured in the photograph by the highway sign are: Mrs. J. J. Roberts; two Civil War veterans John C. Adams and Frank C. Barton; Governor Ralph F. Gates; John H. Lauer; State Highway Commission chairman; Herman Hartman, commission member; and F.M. Crapeau.
Dates: 1946/05/20

Grand Army of the Republic, George H. Thomas Post No. 17 collection

 Collection
Identifier: L201
Scope and Contents The collection contains mostly documents from the George H. Thomas Post No. 17 in Indianapolis. These include meeting minutes, ledger, muster, account, dues, receipts, ritual and ceremonial books, as well as correspondence, pamphlets, an organizational plate, a souvenir of Decoration Day, and other organizational paperwork. Also included in the collection are photocopies of the meetings minutes from the Johnson Post No. 368 in Montpelier (1884-1894).There is also the organization...
Dates: 1880-1933

Harry H. Coburn photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SP032
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Dates: 1913-1927