Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Collection — Folder S0683
Scope and Contents This collection contains a newsletter of the Historical Society of Porter County Inc. from 1971. The newsletter contains transcriptions of the group's first attempt at creating oral histories, with different members of the community relating stories about family members who were early pioneers of Porter County, Indiana and discussions of the county's historic buildings. One interview of note relates an older gentleman's rememberances from his childhood of his time spent with Lew Wallace.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence; printed newsletters; accounts of workshops; photographs; newspaper and magazine articles; and audio recordings from various contributors in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1962 to 1985 regarding the interviewing of people and recording oral history and aspects of the organization.
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the transcript and two ree-to-reel audiotapes from two oral history interviews with Randall Galvin, conducted by Susan Bell of the Indiana State Library on October 24, 1973 and May 9, 1975. In the first interview Galvin tells how he came to own the Black Curtain Dinner Theatre and how he dealt with the renovations. The second interview consists of detailed accounts of costs and expenses of operating the theatre, as well as advice for newcomers to the theatre business....
Dates: 1973/10/24; 1975/05/09
Collection — Box 73, Folder: OH173
Scope and Contents This collection includes chapters related to the dissertation, "Homer E. Capehart: The making of a Hoosier Senator" and book,Homer E. Capehart: A Senator's Life, 1897-1979, written by William Beatty Pickett, ranging from 1914 to 1981. The collection also includes correspondence, book notes and articles; index cards include information about the dissertation, book, and research bibliographies; oral history interviews with transcripts; speeches,...
Dates: 1914-1981, undated