Turkey Run State Park (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes a manuscript about the early history of the area that became Turkey Run State Park in Parke County, Indiana (circa 1940s). Topics covered include the area's topography and geology; the history of the Native Americans who inhabited Indiana, both pre-historic and those that lived in the area prior to and during its conquest by the Spanish, French, English and Americans; Parke County pioneer history; and the story of Salmon Lusk and his family. There are also two earlier...
Dates: circa 1940s
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated
Collection — Folder SP039
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides of nature scenes in Indiana circa 1950s, including rivers, waterfalls, caves, and state parks. These slides are dupllicates of the collection Indiana nature scenes lantern slides (P021).
Dates: circa 1950
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides from the Indiana Historical Commission in Indiana anging from circa 1916 regarding landscapes and nature scenes including state parks, caves, and lakes.
Dates: circa 1916
Collection — Folder SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Collection — Folder S3084
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a document sent to Juiet V. Strauss in Rockville, Indiana from Governor Samuel Ralston of Indiana appointing her and two other individuals--William Watson Woollen and Vida Newsome--to the Turkey Run Commission on April 27, 1915, for the purpose of discovering the best way to preserve the area which included Turkey Run, Bloomingdale Glens, and the surrounding area.
Collection — Folder S2111
Scope and Contents This collection includes "The Story of an Indiana Pioneer Village-Spring Mill," "The Story of Turkey Run," "The Movement for Local and State Parks in Indiana," and "Relationship of the Indiana Historical Commission to the State Park Movement" ranging from 1909 to 1930 regarding Indiana state parks.
Collection — Folder S2774
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten listings of animals and plants seen in Turkey Run State Park, a chronology of the area, and a 36 page historical account of the region. The historical account includes information about buildings in the area, settlers, floods, and other activities. The author is unknown.
Dates: circa 1927-1930
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials compiled by naturalist, William R. Overlease, regarding Spring Mill State Park, Brown County State Park, McCormick’s Creek State Park, and Turkey Run State Park. The collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, reports, notes, postcards, and some photographs ranging from Materials are grouped by park.There are also an oversize collection containing a Spring Mill Village State Park planting plan, dated May 1932 and a Bloomington,...