World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an oral history interview with Asa J. Smith conducted by Thomas Krasean on March 20, 1969. During the interview, Smith discusses his experiences as a Marine during World War I, Indiana political campaigns, the League of Nations, Harry S. New, Tom Taggart, George Coffin, James E. Watson, and Sherman Minton. He also discusses his association with the Oberholtzer family, including his representation of the family during the D. C....
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative files of the Indiana War History Commission, including a detailed history of the group, publication plans and ingoing and outgoing correspondence. The commission collected information from most Indiana counties during World War I. This information falls into two categories: service records of soldiers, used for the publication of the "Gold Star Honor Roll" and "Indiana's Roll of Honor"; and war histories, records of civilian activities,...
Scope and Contents This collection contains two reel-to-reel audiotapes and a transcript of four oral history interviews with Ira J. Anderson, conducted by F. Gerald Handfield, Jr. during May 12-13 and June 22-23, 1976. During the discussion, Anderson talks about his life, travel, politics, farming, World War I, and his work as a State Representative and State Fire Marshal.
Dates: 1976 May-June
Collection — Folder S664
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Nelle Davis in France during February 1918 regarding life in Europe during World War I, and from Merica Evans Hoagland in Indiana; an eclipse observation in 1925, extracts from the enrollment book of the Library Institute of Winona Technical Institute from 1906-1908, a description of a party in 1928, and an appreciation of May Wright Sewall in 1933.
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the breadth of the oral history collection at the Indiana State Library, ranging from circa 1904 to 2019. The bulk of the collection contains oral histories created during the ISL Oral History Project during the 1960s-1980s and recordings of events, meetings, recitations, and radio interviews created and acquired by library staff during that period. The remainder are oral histories created by various outside institutions and organizations, such as universities, public...
Dates: circa 1904-2019
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
Scope and Contents The collection contains 3 copies of a transcript, 5 cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of interviews conducted with Walter E. Barton by Jerry Handfield as part of the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on November 6 and December 21, 1978 and June 4, 1981. There are also clippings and papers from 1965 to 1982.During the first interview, Barton discusses his family heritage and Kentucky; childhood and chores; education and travel in the West; law practice, taxes, and...