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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Clark County collection

 Collection — Folder S1654
Identifier: S1654
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items related to Clark County, Indiana, including a 1900 picture and short description written by James M. VanHook of the first Methodist church built in Indiana and once located near Charlestown; a copy of "Early Precipitation Records for Jeffersonville, Indiana," a report by Dennis O'Harrow dated August 3, 1936; an undated copy of "The Jeffersonville Orphan Home" written by Ben F. Taylor, a former resident of the home; and "The Murder of Indians in Clark...
Dates: 1900-1930s, undated

Conner Prairie Farm photographs

 Collection — Folder SP063
Identifier: SP063
Scope and Contents This collection includes 6 photographs from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana circa 1964 depicting images of Conner Prairie Farm in Fishers, Indiana, including William Conner's log cabin and trading post, house built in 1823, and individuals associated with the farm or college at the site: Opal Thornburg (Earlham College), Steve Anshutz (Earlham College), and Tillman Bubenzer (farm manager).
Dates: circa 1964

Ernie Pyle home photographs

 Collection — Folder SP086
Identifier: SP086
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic reproductions from Mayhill Publications's Indianapolis Monthly in Indianapolis, Indiana in October 1982 regarding images of Hoosier journalist Ernie Pyle and his childhood home in Dana, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1945; 1982

Frank M. Hohenberger, Indiana State Department of Geology photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P037
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the Indiana State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana. The images largely depict natural sites, such as caves and rivers, but also mills, stone quarries, cemeteries, and other historic buildings.
Dates: 1918

Frank M. Hohenberger photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P013
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs and a few clippings and pamphlets from Frank M. Hohenberger in Indiana and Kentucky ranging from 1916 to 1935 and undated regarding landscapes, nature scenes in state parks and other locations, local buildings, houses of important figures, historic sites, and some people.
Dates: 1916-1935, undated

Indiana Department of Natural Resources photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P038
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana ranging from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated

Indiana Museum Society, Inc. collection

 Collection — Folder S1579
Identifier: S1579
Scope and Contents This collection has newsletters, memos, a membership form, and a list of people who loaned material to the Indiana State Museum. The first newsletter by President John G. Biel tells about a collection of Indian artifacts donated to the Illinois State Museum because Indiana did not have a state museum. A document dated July 25, 1966, by the Indiana State Parks, gives a summary of collections donated to the state, beginning with David Dale Owen's rock collection about 1859. Civil War flags,...
Dates: 1959-1969

Indianapolis Children's Museum, John Quincy Adams "An Early Indiana School" diorama photograph

 Collection — Folder OB132
Identifier: OB132
Scope and Contents this collection contains one photograph of a diorama of an early Indiana school created by John Quincy Adams at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis prior to 1937.
Dates: before 1937

James Whitcomb Riley Boyhood Home hostess oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH029
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews with hostesses at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in Greenfield, Indiana, including Lucinda Jean Arthur, Charlotte Barnett, Elizabeth Gappen, Edna Jacobs, Dorothy June WIlliams, and Ruth Williamson. Interviews were conducted by local teacher Carol Cummings during June-July 1987.
Dates: 1987 June-July

Michigan City Old Lighthouse Museum collection

 Collection — Folder S2505
Identifier: S2505
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a volume of compiled documents relating to the restoration of the lighthouse in Michigan City and establishment of a musem by the Michigan City Historical Society ranging from 1965 to 1969. The materials include copies of newspaper articles, letters from the historical society, a blank heritage bond certificate, and a pamphlet about the museum.
Dates: 1965-1969