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Immigrants

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Cornelius Mayer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L402
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, official and legal documents, photographs and family papers, articles about Cornelius Mayer, and other materials belonging to Mayer ranging from 1628 to 1944 regarding Cornelius Mayer's family, his life and work, including drawing, and family business. There is also heraldic information, complete issues of the publication, Gewerbehalle, a German decorative arts periodical, a German rifle care manual, and a confectioners' recipe book from various authors in...
Dates: 1628-1944

Erich L. Riesterer collection

 Collection
Identifier: L450
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript of an oral memoir in German, documents, and photographs from Erich L. Riesterer ranging from 1900 to 1977 regarding military service with German troops occupying the Ukraine during World War I. The oral interview was conducted by Berthold P. Riesterer, a history professor at Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Erich Riesterer's son, during 1975-1977 and transcribed 1976-1977. Notable items also include a German passport (travel...
Dates: circa 1900-1977

Frank Xavier Zehringer diaries

 Collection — Folder S2877
Identifier: S2877
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two bound diaries ranging from December 31, 1871 to October 8, 1873 created by Frank Zehringer in Indianapolis. Zehringer began keeping the diaries to help him improve in English. They consist of his daily life and activities and the courtship of his wife.
Dates: 1871-1873

Indiana kindergarten photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP078
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs relating to kindergartens in Indianapolis, Mishawaka, Richmond, and Terre Haute, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1925 regarding school children, some of whom were immigrants, teachers, classrooms, school activities, and buildings.
Dates: circa 1900-1925

John B. Stoll collection

 Collection
Identifier: L149
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to John B. Stoll regarding state and national Democratic Party politics (1866-1920), including correspondence relating to the 1870 and 1872 campaigns. Also included are letters from German Democrats in the state, as well as correspondence relating to northern Indiana newspapers and his work with the Democratic State Editorial Association. The collection has Stoll’s work on the history of the Democratic Party in Indiana along with his political speeches and...
Dates: 1854-1926

Mary Rigg collection

 Collection
Identifier: L134
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters written by World War II soldiers, who were active in the American Settlement, to Mary Rigg. Also included are reports on Indianapolis’s social work activities, as well as attendance and financial records for both the American Settlement and Southwest Social Center. The collection also contains cards, clippings, and other personal material of Mary Rigg.
Dates: 1924-1964

Moellmann family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L188
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers and correspondence of Wilhelm Moellmann from 1825 to 1839, including a diary of his voyage to the United States, as well as the personal papers and correspondence of his wife, Wilhemina Moellmann, Augustus Mollmann, Carl Barus, and other family members from 1840 to 1901. The collection also includes a variety of New Year's cards, including a pop-up card, ranging from 1889 to 1902; miscellaneous invitations and programs ranging from 1879 to 1909; and 2...
Dates: 1825-1909

Roland O. Hobart prints

 Collection — Folder OBD086
Identifier: OBD086
Scope and Contents This collection contains prints related to Indianapolis created by Roland Hobart in 1971.
Dates: 1971

Thomas Taggart collection

 Collection
Identifier: L541
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and scrapbooks from Thomas Taggart in Indiana and Washington, D.C. ranging from 1859 to 1958. Included are items related to Taggart's political career, family, and the French Lick Springs Hotel.

Included within Box 3 and 4 is correspondence and miscellaneous documents created by A.C. Sallee regarding a biography he wrote about Thomas Taggart.
Dates: 1859-1958

William Maclure portrait engraving

 Collection — Folder B058
Identifier: B058
Scope and Contents This collection contains a portrait engraving of William Maclure from the 19th century.
Dates: 19th century