Crawford County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3258
Collection — Folder S3481
Scope and Contents This collection includes the minutes of the October 13, 1899 meeting of the Alton (Indiana) Woman's Christian Temperance Union (W.C.T.U.) held at the Methodist Episcopal church. The women who attended were Mrs. Riddle, Mrs. Brooks, Susan Roberts, Mary Rohl, Cora Parr, and Katie Wilson. The brief handwritten minutes were recorded on Peckinpaugh, Harrison and Co. letterhead.
Scope and Contents The collection contains the tapes and transcript drafts of three interviews with Arch N. Bobbitt conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library oral history project on August 30, September 11, and September 17, 1974. In the first interview, Bobbitt discusses his childhood and education; how his interest in politics developed; Indiana politics in the 1920s including the influence of the Ku Klux Klan and D. C. Stephenson; and the state gasoline tax department. In the second interview,...
Dates: 1974 August-September; 1978
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Collection — Volume V030
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by multiple people containing entries ranging from 1835 to 1881 and undated. It was first used by Elam Willey for his general store located in Crawford County, Indiana (1835-1837). It was then used by his son-in-law William Butt and contains an undated sermon on the resurrection and a number of newspaper clippings, including several from the Western Christian Advocate (1848-1849, undated). There is also a small amount of genealogical information...
Dates: 1835-1881, undated
Collection — Folder S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the Indiana State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana. The images largely depict natural sites, such as caves and rivers, but also mills, stone quarries, cemeteries, and other historic buildings.
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Fred Dillard’s service during World War I, including a New Testament Bible given to him by the Orange County Red Cross, a copy of the songbook Songs the Soldiers and Sailors Sing , the booklet Management of the American Soldier by Major General David C. Shanks, photographs and a roster of commissioned and non-commissioned officers of the Evacuation Hospital #29, and French and German postcards...
Collection — Folder S0328
Scope and Contents There are five documents relating to Wyandotte Cave. The first document is a 41-page handwritten manuscript by Harrison Washington Rothrock (1840-1925), who described his work as a guide at the cave in Crawford County, Indiana. He told about four military students touring the cave in April 1878 and finding a new room. The document was written about 1913, although the date December 28, 1915 is on page 40.Charles J. Rothrock wrote two handwritten letters to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon L....
Collection — Folder S1905
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a two-page narrative essay written by Ralph V. Stewart in the 1950s regarding his recollections of discovering Marengo Cave with a group of boys on August 18, 1883. Samuel Stewart, Ralph's uncle, owned the land where the cave opening was found. Along with himself, Ralph listed the names of the "boys in the bunch" who discovered the cave as J. Roscoe Stewart, Enoch Stewart, John Jones, Charles Breeden, Marion Johnson, and Nickolas Taylor. The original...
Dates: circa 1950s