Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 70 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains the reel-to-reel tape and transcript of interviews with Walter D. Myers, Sr. conducted by Randall Jehs on December 14, 1970 and January 20, 1971. In the first interview (p. 1-40), Myers discusses why he entered the political arena, his experiences as an attorney for the city and state and city departments, Thomas Taggart, the Federal Reserve Act, his involvement in the American Legion, the Warner Brothers company, Stought Fletcher, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jim Farley,...
Dates: 1970/12/04, 1971/01/20
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...
Collection — Folder OH007
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and a rough draft of an interview of Edward C. Faith in 1955 It was transferred from 78 records at the WAMW and WFML radio stations in Washington, Indiana on May 22, 1966. In the interview, Faith discusses life in Daviess County in the late 19th century, including such topics as log cabins, wedding, travel, sports, and transportation.
Collection — Folder S1395
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten transcription of a September 22, 1843 letter written by William A. White at Newcastle, Indiana and published in the October 13, 1843 edition of The Liberator, a Boston abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison. The letter is addressed to "Dear Friend" and relates what happened when a mob assaulted White, Frederick Douglass, George Bradburn, and others at an anti-slavery meeting in Pendleton,...
Collection — Folder S1402
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcriptions of William Johnston Elliott's correspondence, dating from 1857-1865, created in 2019 by Lila J. Elliott Sybesma. The original letters are located at the Indiana State Archives.
Collection — Folder S690
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed carbon copy of a document from William L. Howard in Logansport, Indiana in 1937 regarding job placement of high school graduates and a typed transcript of a radio broadcast with Robert S. Richey and DeWitt S. Morgan in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1938/09/23 regarding vocational guidance and education.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape from an oral history interview with WIlliam M. Chaney, conducted by Randall W. Jehs for the Indiana State Library on June 6, 1971. Chaney talks briefly about his family, childhood in Kentucky, and military service during World War II. For most of the interview, he discusses the history of the Ku Klux Klan, their financial structure, and the Klan and politics. Chaney also discusses his position in the organization, Klan...
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on May 2, 1969. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and...
Collection — Folder S1769
Scope and Contents This collection contains 22 oral history interview transcripts and their accompanying audiovisual tapes with people who lived during World War II, conducted by students who were often related to the interviewees, in April, 1990, regarding their experiences during the war.
Dates: 1990 April