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Indiana -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

John Heimbo dance cards

 Collection — Folder S3458
Identifier: S3458
Scope and Contents This collection contains dance cards from social events created by different groups and most likely attended by John Heimbo in Indianapolis and a few other locations around Indiana from 1888 to 1891.
Dates: 1888-1891

Kingfisher Camp visitor's register

 Collection — Folder S1949
Identifier: S1949
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a visitor's register of the Kingfisher Camp at Pine Hills in Montgomery County, Indiana with entries ranging from 1891 to 1903. The registry also has a small fabric United States flag with 34 stars in a circular pattern and has signatures written across the stripes with the date, 1881.
Dates: 1881-1903

Lambert, Miller, and White family collection

Identifier: L476
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and business papers of the Lambert, Miller, and White family ranging from 1824 to 1968. The bulk of the correspondence is between the Lamberts, Millers, and Whites (1885-1932), but also includes many letters from the Saunders family in Iowa, Kentucky, and Washington (1895-1950). The collection also contains Paschal T. Lambert's reminiscences of his early childhood in Indiana (undated); family diaries (1897-1943); Oscar G. Miller's autograph...
Dates: 1824-1968

Mary E. Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder S735
Identifier: S0735
Scope and Contents This collection includes a mimeographed copy of a typed document from Mary E. Johnson in Indiana during 1934 regarding the history and current economic and cultural climate of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1934

Meta Abramson Murray collection

 Collection — Folder S2630
Identifier: S2630
Scope and Contents The collection includes photocopies of two letters to Murray dated 1917 and 1954. The earlier letter describes problems with cold weather and the privations that came with World War I.

The second letter congratulates Murray on her marriage and having achieved the independence of living on a farm. The letter goes on to describe Mrs. Thorn's bungalow in the Lockerbie district of Indianapolis and extends an invitation to visit.
Dates: 1917, 1954

Newkirk family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1939
Scope and Contents Folder one of this collection contains correspondence and documents of the Newkirk family ranging from 1878 to 1889, including three letters written by Fred Newkirk from Cochran, Indiana to his wife and daughter in Indianapolis; two letters from William Leive of Aurora, Indiana; a letter from Emily Middleworth of Indianapolis; two letters and a partial letter from Minnie Newkirk's sister (Helen) Lee Forbis; a card of rememberance of David B. Moe of Indianapolis who was interred in Kenosha,...
Dates: 1878-1889

Otto A. Weil letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2976
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Weil to his fiancee and then wife, Nellie Schloss. During this time he was away working in Lexintgon, Kentucky, Terre Haute, Indiana, and Gary, Indiana while she was in Fort Wayne. The letters primarily discuss their relationship and daily activities.
Dates: 1907-1909

Rachel Bash family letters

 Collection — Folder S2922
Identifier: S2922
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Rachel Bash and A.J. Van Der Sloot-Van Meesen in Indianapolis, Indiana and Hoevelaken, Holland ranging from 1933-1982 regarding World War II and social and economic conditions after the war. Also included is a brief history of Bash's Seed Store, which was operated in Indianapolis by members of the family from 1906-1975.
Dates: 1946-1949

Ralph F. Gates oral history

Identifier: OH020
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...
Dates: 1971/02/03

Silas Adin Lingo diary

 Collection — Folder S0840
Identifier: S0840
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original diary from Silas Adin Lingo in Decatur County, Indiana, ranging from 1875 to 1881. The diary is handwritten by Lingo during his adolescence. The diary is legible but fragile, having sustained considerable moisture and mildew damage in the past.
Dates: 1875-1881