Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3117
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising cards, tickets, calling cards, a postcard, and pamphlets from various businesse enterprises and organizations in Indianapolis, Indiana and New York, New York, ranging from circa 1860 to 1935 regarding products such as tonics and curatives, soap, coffee, and tickets to fairs and sporting, club, and public speaking events. Many of the cards appear to have been removed from a scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1860-1935
Collection — Folder S3437
Scope and Contents This collection contains one political cartoon created by the Ku Klux Klan Press entitled "Communism's Un-American Program" that shows a character labeled "Communism" throwing bricks labeled "Free Love" and "World Revolution" into buildings labeled as perceived American institutions such as "Marriage", "Land Ownership", "Law", and "White Supremacy".
Dates: 20th century
Collection — Folder S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorado, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...
Dates: 1851, 1926
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts, newspapers and correspondence from Harold C. Feightner in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1930 to 1968 regarding Indiana alcohol laws. The transcripts include Feightner's notable works "Politics, Prohibition and Repeal 1938," and "Pulpits and Politics 1850-1908." This collection also includes papers and clippings regarding Ku Klux Klan activity in Indianapolis and the Anti-Saloon League.
Collection — Folder S388
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...
Collection — Folder S0521
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a certificate issued to Reverend J. H. Goldman on August 3, 1929 to certify that he was an approved “Quarterly Conference Preacher of the Gospel of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.” It also consists of “A Klansman’s Creed" from the Ku Klux Klan. There are notes from a sermon about the role of a “Klans-man.”
Collection — Folder OB094
Collection — Folder SP121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, and postcards from the Vincennes Public Library in Vincennes, Indiana ranging from 1928 to 1930 regarding local and library events, displays, parade floats, and library programs such as book week and summer reading.One of the photographs shows one of two little girls wearing blackface. They are dressed up as the characters Topsy and Eva from the titular vaudeville play and 1927 film, based loosely on Harriet...
Collection — Folder S0964
Scope and Contents This collection contains William C. Miller's thesis, "The Indiana Klan and Its Influence on Hoosier Politics," circa 1970s. The thesis discusses the influence of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana during the 1920s and the rise "in the fortunes and power of almost all the leaders of the movement," most notably David Curtis (D.C.) Stephenson. Miller's thesis advisor was Professor Joel Silbey of Cornell University.
Dates: circa 1970s