Indiana -- Economic conditions
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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence with the Thoma-Barnett families. Correspondence generally relates to family life, economic conditions, politics, farm prices, and the American Civil War. The correspondence included letters from George and Rebecca’s parents, as well as state representative J.P. Barnett of Jasper and Pulaski Counties.
Collection — Folder S0776
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten letter by David Tenney Kimball Jr. and signed "Tenny". Dated February 8, 1837 and written from near Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, the letter was sent to his brother Augustine in Ipswich, Massachusetts and relates information about land values and family property in Posey County; illness from fever and age; and merchants in Indianapolis, Bridgeport, Plainfield, Belleville, Stilesville, Terre Haute, Merom, Vincennes, and Princeton.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of work diaries of an unidentified jail matron in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana during the years 1935-1938. The matron’s responsibilities primarily involved relief assistance to the poor in Muncie, rather than work with jail inmates. The diaries detail the amount of relief given each day and name who received the aid.
Collection — Folder S2797
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the typed copy of a speech entitled “Genealogies of Progress,” delivered by Edmund F. Ball at a Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting on October 20, 1981, in Muncie, Indiana. The speech traces the industrial development of Muncie, Indiana from 1870 to 1928. Among those mentioned are James Boyce, whose first investment in Muncie was a flax and bagging plant; George Carter, who found wealth in the first natural gas wells drilled in Delaware County; Frank Ball, who opened...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries, letters, newspaper clippings, certificate, and discharge paper.The diary in Folder 1 mentions battles at Gettysburg and Williamsport, with detailed listings of troop movements.The letters in Folder 2 were sent to his parents and sisters Sarah and Eliza, among others. These are very detailed, and usually mention the location from which he writes, and how close it is to another city. It also contains a card with pictures of the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Fred Dillard’s service during World War I, including a New Testament Bible given to him by the Orange County Red Cross, a copy of the songbook Songs the Soldiers and Sailors Sing , the booklet Management of the American Soldier by Major General David C. Shanks, photographs and a roster of commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the Evacuation Hospital #29, and French and German postcards...
Scope and Contents This collection contains Hugh Hanna's 54-page manuscript entitled "The Fight for a True Monetary System." There is also a presentation folder imprinted: Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, Hugh H. Hanna, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Monetary Convention, 1897-1900." There are several documents pretaining to the 142nd annual banquet of the New York Chamber of Commerce, which honored Hanna and several other public figures including John Bigelow, Whitelaw Reid,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative files of the Indiana War History Commission, including a detailed history of the group, publication plans and ingoing and outgoing correspondence. The commission collected information from most Indiana counties during World War I. This information falls into two categories: service records of soldiers, used for the publication of the "Gold Star Honor Roll" and "Indiana's Roll of Honor"; and war histories, records of civilian activities,...
Collection — Folder S0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals.
Collection — Folder S0062