Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S704
Scope and Contents This collection includes carbon copies of typed documents from Mrs. Everett Huntzinger in Anderson, Indiana ranging from 1966/02/28 to 1966/08/11 regarding genealogy and local history.
Collection — Folder S611
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War era photo of John W. Vaught from Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana taken by Thomas J. Merritt of Nashville, Tennessee and issues of the Farmer's Pocket Companion from the Rock Island Plow Company, Rock Island, Illinois (1894) and the John Deer Company of Moline, Illinois (1900).
Collection — Folder S615
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal narratives of Nancy Billingsley Hayes and Joseph Hayes, which cover the period from 1786 to 1824. The collection consists of photocopies of the original Hayes writings and typewritten transcripts of these writings. Nancy Hayes relates her experiences traveling west with her family and the first years of her marriage to Joseph. She describes the earthquake of December 1811 and local experiences during the War of 1812. Joseph Hayes relates his experiences and...
Scope and Contents This collection includes a postcard and a letter sent to Nancy Hovarter in Angola, Indiana from her daughter Hattie Weirich in Toledo, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and from her granddaughter Ruth and family in Glenwood, Iowa on Augutst 24, 1931, respectively concerning travel, unemployment, farming, drought, and the swarm of grasshoppers which devastated Midwestern crops in 1931. There is also a letter to Hattie Weirich in Kendallville, Indiana from her sister Lydia in Orland, Indiana on July 15,...
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
Collection — Folder S1226
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection: the original May 25, 1839 letter and a copy of the letter on four long sheets of paper. The letter was sent to Oscar Spaulding's cousin, Granville M. Whitney (1816-1848) in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont. Oscar tells Granville that they are farming 80 acres in Lima, LaGrange County, Indiana. They have 50 head of cattle, 5 horses, 2 colts, and 27 hogs. Oscar's father, Thomas Jefferson Spaulding, is building a house with kitchen, shed, and shop, and a...
Collection — Folder S0640
Scope and Contents This collection includes 97 photocopied pages of Paul Herring's 1873 diary. Herring's entries are in both English and German and he refers to himself as "the writer". Most entries start with a description of the weather and they relate daily activities of his family and himself. Remarks about farming activities are a common theme, but he also describes special days such as Decoration Day (May 30), Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Also included are hymns in German, and poems by...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken by Kate Reifel Pepper and others from Franklin County, Indiana in ranging from circa 1914 to circa 1915 regarding the Pepper and Reifel families, bridge building, farming, and Peppertown, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1914-circa 1915
Scope and Contents This collection contains two plaques from the Plainfield (Indiana) High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter. The first plaque was given in recognition of the students receiving a silver in classifications in the 1954 National Chapter Contest and the second plaque has the names of the chapter members who were awarded the Hoosier Farmer Degree around circa 1955.The Plainfield High School FFA scrapbooks (V380) are also part of this collection and contain photographs,...