Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3250
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcription of the Civil War diary of Francis Marion Leavell ranging from 1862 August to 1863 August. The diary consists of short, almost daily entires concerning the activities of Leavell and the 73rd Indiana Regiment.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas.
Scope and Contents The collection contains transcripts of interviews and audio recordings from the Gary Public Library about the early days of Gary, Indiana ranging from 1955 to 1970. Eight of the folders contain items that were part of a series titled "Gary Public Library presents Living Voices of the Pinoeers," many of which were broadcast on the radio for the Gary "Golden Jubliee" in 1956. There is also a recording from a Lion Club of Gary banquet in honor of Al Greene.
Dates: 1955-1970, undated
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, Colorodo, 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 The George W. Roberts collection includes two Civil War diaries, correspondence, a coffee can, and spoon belonging to George W. Roberts; annual encampment ribbons, Grand Army of the Republic awards and ribbons, and miscellaneous Civil War insignia ranging from circa 1861 to 1914. The collection also includes membership and meeting ribbons from his daughter, Eva Roberts Courtney, who was president of the Woman’s Relief Corps during 1943-1944. Also included are transcriptions of George W....
Collection — Folder S2549
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of transcriptions of two speeches given by George Washington and presented to the Indian tribes of the Northwest Territory during their visits to see Washington while he resided in Philadelphia during his presidency. The first is dated May 7, 1793 and was given to the “Chiefs and Warriors of the Tribes of Indians residing on the Wabash and Illinois Rivers” and discusses the cultivation of “peace and friendship with the United States.” The second...
Collection — Folder S2564
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of transcripts made by Gerald T. Cravey during World War II of Japanese propaganda transmitted to Southeast Asia by Nampo Domei in international Morse code (1944-1945) and of the final two transmissions sent out on August 9 and 10, 1945 following the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The collection also includes a copy of an "English interpretation" of entries in a diary kept by an Japanese officer who was found dead on an island just off the east tip of...
Dates: 1943-1945, 1976
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of materials from the Hadley, Green, and Johnson families of Hendricks County, Indiana. The bulk of the collection contains receipts for taxes paid by Elias Hadley, dating from 1828 to 1888. Also included is the will of Elias Hadley, dated 1883, as well as statements from relatives that they had received early legacies from his estate. People taking early legacies included M.D. and N.M. Green, David Hadley, John R. and Sophronia Ballard, Hiram Hadley (son of...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 3 copies of a transcript, 1 reel-to-reel audiotape, and 4 audio cassette tapes from an oral history interview with Helen Daniels, conducted by F. Gerald (Jerry) Handfield, which takes place over four different interview sessions between March 15, 1977 and September 14, 1978. Part one consists of information about Daniels’ childhood and young adult life in Tipton. The second part she talks about her early jobs in social work in Indianapolis. The third part of the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials collected by Berthold Riesterer during his oral history interview with Hermann and Lotte Termeer in May 1980 on the German island of Borkum. Included in this collection are the 8 tapes of the interview, and a transcript of their conversations. All items in this collection are in German.This interview covers various topics about life in Germany during World War II. Topics include: Crystal night, the Jews, the rise of Hitler, life on the home...