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German Americans -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Das Deutsche Haus collection

 Collection — Folder S1919
Identifier: S1919
Scope and Contents This collection includes undated translations from German to English of three sections of Theodore Stempfel's book Das Deutsche Haus. Typewritten with some additional handwritten changes, the first four pages are translations of an excerpt of the address by Herman Lieber (p. 88) and a closing address by Philip Rappaport (p. 90), both given on February 22, 1894. The remaining pages of the collection contain the translation of an address given by Herman Lieber on...
Dates: 20th century

Frank Xavier Zehringer diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2877
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two diaries from Frank Xavier Zehringer in Indianapolis, Indiana, with entries ranging from December 31, 1871 to October 8, 1873. Zehringer began keeping the diaries to help him improve his English. The entries document his daily life and activities, including the courtship of his wife.
Dates: 1871-1873

German letters collection

 Collection — Folder S2359
Identifier: S2359
Scope and Contents This collection comprises letters written in German from the early 19th century. July 17, 1830 and November 10, 1833 appear as clear dates on two of the three letters in this collection, all of which are written entirely in the German language. Signatures on these letters look to be those of a Thos. Resten and A. S. Johnell. One item in the collection that might also be a letter is thirteen pages in length and all written in the same handwriting.
Dates: 1830-1833, undated

"Geschichte des Suedseite Turn Vereins set dessen Gruendung" volume

 Collection — Volume V249
Identifier: V249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a volume regarding the history of the Sudsette Turnverein or Southside Gymnastics Club, a social and athletic club for German Americans in Indianapolis, from 1893 to 1900.
Dates: 1893-1900

Indianapolis Socialer Turnverein collection

 Collection — Folder S2258
Identifier: S2258
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten copy of the English translation of the trustee's report of the Indianapolis Socialer Turnverein for the year 1877, dated January 2, 1878. Also includes are two unused contracts of the Socialer Turnverein Stock Association from the 1890s.
Dates: 1878-circa 1890

Romena O. Elder collection

Identifier: L050
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of account books and financial records of the Indianapolis jewelry store she owned and the Greenwood property managed by Romena Elder. The collection also contains personal papers and family accounts. Included are papers and accounts of Alexander M. Hannah (1821–1895), a farmer who resided in Marion County, and letters of Ingram Fletcher regarding land speculation in the Orlando, Florida area (1884–1888).
Dates: 1857-1942