Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0780
Scope and Contents This collection contains a March 11, 1882 letter written by Allie Kinkaid from Colfax, Indiana and sent to her family at home near Thorntown, Indiana. In the letter Miss Kinkaid mentions saloons and the comings and goings at the train depot. She also discusses attending Sunday school and the home where she is boarding.
Collection — Folder S1649
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items related to Boone County, Indiana: a program for the Free Exhibit of Vegetables and Flowers contest for school children sponsored by the Civic League and held at the Lebanon Courthouse in September 1917, a copy of the May 1920 "Know Your Community Better Study" report created for Sugar Creek Township and Thorntown under the auspicies of the American Red Cross, and Mrs. Myrtle Pratt's handwritten history of the "Old Union Church" in Jackson Township...
Collection — Folder S0566
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed copy of a letter from J. S. Haldeman from Thorntown, IN to his cousin Sarah Spoon, in Canton, Illinois on December 3, 1838. He states that he is studying medicine and is interested in settling near her to practice, if the location, price of land, and health of the place is suitable. He compliments her letter writing as very good for someone her age, 13 or 14, as he remembers, and he praises the value of education.
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s
Collection — Folder S2043
Scope and Contents There are two folders in the collection. The first contains mostly letters from John C. Hill. The correspondence took place from 1862-1867. The second folder contains letters from H. O. Whiting to James M. Whiting though the content of the letters addresses family members including his mother. From these letters, it may be assumed that James M. Whiting is H. O. Whitings father.
Collection — Folder S1640
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook, an envelope of cancelled checks, and six handwritten notes from a local union of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) in Thorntown, Indiaan, ranging from 1885 to 1892. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings related to the temperance movement as well as handwritten minutes for various meetings held by the WCTU. The notes relate to insurance payments to the fire company as well as lists of different office expenses.