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Bloomington (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Clay Duncan speech

 Collection — Folder S388
Identifier: S0388
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two copies of the speech entitled "White Caps in Southern Indiana," read before the Monroe County Historical Society, by H. C. Duncan. The typed manuscript is 19 pages. A penciled note on the first page of the onion-skin copy states: "Published in the Bloomington World Telegram, May 1945."White Caps were active in Indiana from 1857 until 1905 when Governor Winfield Taylor Durbin cracked down on illegal lynchings. Many former White Caps joined the Ku Klux...
Dates: 1865-1930

Henry E. Wahl collection

Identifier: L172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Dates: 1865-1945

Hezlep W. Clark papers

 Collection — Folder S2015
Identifier: S2015
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed document from Hezlep W. Clark in Bloomington, Indiana [?] on May 15, 1905 regarding poetry.
Dates: 1905/05/15

Indiana Union Board program booklet

 Collection — Folder S1593
Identifier: S1593
Scope and Contents This is a 20-page typed booklet giving the program for the first reunion of the Indiana Union Board Members from 1909-1935. The reunion was held on November 22, 1935, at the Indiana Union Building of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Former president and current professor Arthur B. Leible presented "A Journal Through the Minutes of the Union Board from 1909 to 1932." Some of the subjects Professor Leible mentioned were the sale of the barbershop, installation of a telephone, cuspidors...
Dates: 1935

Isaac Jenkinson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0720
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to and fron Isaac Jenkinson with politicians and acquaintances in Washington, D.C., Indiana, and other parts of the United States ranging from 1869 to 1920 regarding national politics, education, various personal and professional matters, and his writings on Aaron Burr. There are two certificates regarding the appointment of Jenkinson as U.S. consul to Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain and its acknowledgement by the British government in 1869 (OBC157).
Dates: 1869-1920

Jim Hermsen Vietnam War protest collection

Identifier: L267
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of organizational notes, propaganda, and newspapers from Jim Hermsen in Bloomington, Indiana in regard to the People's Peace Treaty and the May Day protests in 1971, which were events in response to the Vietnam War. The following items are from the Bloomington, Indiana protests: six protest posters, propaganda buttons and two "Kidnap Kissinger" buttons. A set of instructions about protests in Washington D.C. is also included. There...
Dates: 1971

John Alfred Snook autobiography

 Collection — Folder S1215
Identifier: S1215
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection: (1) Autobiography of John Alfred Snook (original and photocopy), and (2) letter to Louise Rebecca Rarick of Bloomington, Indiana, from "Aunt Floss" (Flossie Nina Bellinger), Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The autobiography consists of nine typed pages, beginning in the year of John's birth (1857) and ending in 1944 on page 8, with the last half of page 8 and page 9 written by one of his daughters. She gives her father's death date of December 9, 1950. The letter to...
Dates: 1857-1973

John W. Cravens, Indiana University essay

 Collection — Folder S2317
Identifier: S2317
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typed essay written by John Cravens as part of a three-part series titled “Buildings on the Old and New Campuses of Indiana University.” The essay was the first part of the series and was published as an article in the January 1922 Indiana University Alumni Quarterly under the subheading “The Old Seminary Building.” The article relates the politics behind the selection of the site of the university first known as...
Dates: 1922

Lenore Livingston Knight collection

 Collection — Folder S1437
Identifier: S1437
Scope and Contents There are 16-typed pages in this collection of poems written by Lenore Livingstone Knight, perhaps while she was a student at Indiana University in Bloomington. On the front page, written in pencil, it says: "Presented to Lewis B. Richardson by the author." Several of the poems are about unrequited love. On page 9, she wrote: "I love you but you do not know, my heart calls to you wherever you go. Wherever you wander, wherever you roam, come back to me, love, my heart calls you home."...
Dates: circa 1930

Monroe County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2090
Scope and Contents This collection includes the township trustee school record book for the Second District, Township 9, north of range 1 east in Monroe County, Indiana with entries ranging from 1840 to 1851 and 1865. The records include school finances, teachers hired, and the names of families and the children attending school. The record book was later used by Amanda Robertson and T.H. Dollsberry from 1885 to 1890 and undated. The collection also includes Bloomington Public Schools report cards for...
Dates: 1826-1945