Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Civil War letters from James C. Vanderbilt to his mother and aunt in New Albany, Indiana, ranging from 1861 to 1868, written while serving in Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia.
Scope and Contents In an oral history interview conducted by Jerry Handfield for the Indiana State Library on February 9, 1977, James Cunningham discusses his parents and their Irish heritage, his father’s work at the Pennsylvania railroad and move to the near South Side. He talks about attending St. John’s Catholic school, the brothers of the Holy Cross and school life in the early twentieth century. He talks about growing up in the near south side, the sports he participated in as a child and part time jobs he...
Collection — Folder S1235
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and audiotape reel from an oral history interview with Reverend James Miller, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on his ministry.
Scope and Contents This collection contains 6 audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews with hostesses at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in Greenfield, Indiana, including Lucinda Jean Arthur, Charlotte Barnett, Elizabeth Gappen, Edna Jacobs, Dorothy June WIlliams, and Ruth Williamson. Interviews were conducted by local teacher Carol Cummings during June-July 1987.
Dates: 1987 June-July
Collection — Folder S1850
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page typewritten transcription made from page 174 of the book, Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Vol 6 that was published in 1824. Transcribed on November 5, 1949 by H.P. (Homer Philip) Rogers of Pendleton, Oregon, the biographical sketch provides information about James Wilson's first wife, Rachel Bird, his second wife, Hannah Gray, and his seven children.
Dates: 1824, 1949
Collection — Folder S2988
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed transcription of a portion of a diary with the title "Great-Grandmother of Goods and Hildebradt Tells of Her Capture and Release by Indians 2 Centuries Ago." The diary from which this 5-page typed transcription is taken was in the possession of John Good and his brothers near Lockport, a few miles west of Logansport, Indiana. The diary recounts Jane Frazier's captrue by Miami Indians, her treatment by those Indians, her adoption into the tribe, her escape...
Dates: 1755-1815, undated