Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S390
Scope and Contents The first part consists of letters written in 1943 about the War Bond Rally sponsored by Indiana public libaries. This event, called "Books for Bonds," was held at the Murat Theater on October 7, 1943. Indiana authors were invited to appear on stage as guests and speak to the audience. Among those invited were: Miriam Mason Swain, Bloomington; Jean S. Milner, Minister, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis; Margaret E. Bruner, New Castle; Elizabeth Miller Hack, Boggstown; Max Ehrmann, Terre...
Collection — Folder S2527
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Collection — Folder S3333
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of items from World War I ranging from 1917 to 1919 and includes typewritten copies of letters sent to Oscar and Rosa Watkins of Indianapolis, Indiana from their son Osric while he served with the 94th Aero Squadron in France; two letters sent to Miss Ida Anderson of the Indianapolis News from Marie M. Burke, a nurse from Vincennes, Indiana who was serving with the Roosevelt Base Hospital Unit No. 15 in France; a letter and the...
Dates: 1917-1919, 1940
Collection — Folder S0730
Scope and Contents This collection, authored by Elder Watson Diggs, includes data bearing upon the part in which colored citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana took in World War I ranging from 1917 to 1919.
Collection — Folder S2125
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to the "Book and Author Bond Rally" held on October 7, 1943 at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana, including two admission tickets to the event, with one stamped "Reserved Section" on the front; a flyer advertising the rally; a form to be used to exchange for a ticket; a May 28, 1946 letter sent by Eugene Pulliam, State Chairman of the U.S. Savings Bond Division, to Harold F. Brigham regarding his awarding of a War Bond Rally Medal; Brigham's War...
Collection — Folder SP137
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken at the Defense Bond Rally in Indianapolis, Indiana on January 15, 1942 during World War II, depicting Hoosier actress Carole Lombard, Will H. Hays, Eugene C. Pulliam, Governor Henry Schricker, Mayor Reginald H. Sullivan, Dr. Charles B. Coleman, and others. There is also a clipping featuring many photographs from the event.